Aboriginal Law Section Meeting | ONLINE ONLY 

May 20, 2020

Veuillez notez, cet événement ne sera disponible qu'en anglais.

ONLINE MEETING: Overview of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and the Role of the FNFMA Institutions
This meeting is being hosted by the Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Section, in partnership with the Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Island Section.


Shayla Point, BA, LLB – Director, Market Development, Financial Administration Law & Stakeholder Relations at the First Nations Financial Management Board
Kathryn Deo – Partner at Arbutus Law Group LLP
Marie Potvin – Legal Counsel at the First Nations Tax Commission

Time: Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 9:00am - 11:00am (PT)
CPD Hours: 1.5 hours

Our panelists, Shayla Point, Kathryn Deo and Marie Potvin, will present on the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and the roles of three institutions established under the Act. Shayla Point will discuss the history and creation of the Act as well as the role of the First Nations Financial Management Board. Kathryn Deo will discuss the role of the First Nations Financial Authority under the Act and Marie Potvin will discuss the role of the First Nations Tax Commission under the Act. The panelists will provide an overview of the respective institutions, the services provided and how these services align with a lawyer’s role throughout the process.

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