Those preserving Alaska Native cultures and enhancing their communities are represented by Schwabe.

ANC, SBA & Government Contracting Resources

A convenient list of resources regarding Alaska Native Corporations, Small Business Administration, and Government Contracting legal matters.


  • Represented several ANCs on the creation of a new Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) settlement trust and substantive amendments to an existing ANCSA settlement trust.
  • Assisted in development and promotion of legislation beneficial to ANCs, including the ANC Settlement Trust tax legislation passed in 2017.
  • Represented an ANC Village Corporation in defending its U.S.C. § 14(c) procedure and conveyances.
  • Represented multiple ANCs regarding improper proxy solicitations for annual election of directors by shareholders.
  • Advising ANCs with respect to all aspects of annual shareholder meetings.
  • Providing guidance on the intricacies of the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program.

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