D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping
Mealey's (July 9, 2018, 10:59 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the purchasers of cigarettes on tribal land, the District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled July 3 (Ho-Chunk Inc., et al. v. Jeff Sessions, No. 17-5140, D.C. Dir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 18107).
(Decision available. Document #04-180718-014Z.)
According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Judith...