Are Tribal Corps. Eligible For Bankruptcy Protection?

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 9:33 AM EDT) -- On March 4, 2013, ‘SA’ NYU WA Inc., a tribally chartered corporation wholly owned by the Hualapai Indian Tribe, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the of District of Arizona. This is a very important case for tribes and any party conducting business with tribes because the petition will raise a question of first impression for the Bankruptcy Court. The Bankruptcy Court will have to decide whether a tribal corporation is eligible to be a debtor under the Bankruptcy...
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