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UPPO aggregates the most important news and information about unclaimed property, including updates on legislation, reporting and compliance. Read the most up-to-date headlines here, and join UPPO for access to govWATCH for frequent briefings on state-specific legislation.

UPPO leadership is available to speak with the media on a variety of topics related to unclaimed property. To request an interview, contact Toni Nuernberg, executive director at 763-253-4344 or

State Legislative and Regulatory News
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Governor Vetoes Unclaimed Life Insurance Act Amendment »
On Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto of H.B. 302 , legislation that would ame...
Thursday, August 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas Designation of Representation Form Is Now Available »
With the Sept. 1 effective date for Texas law H.B. 1454 just a week away, Texas posted a form that holders may provide...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Publishes Proposed Examination Regulations »
On Aug. 1, 2017, Delaware published proposed regulations for unclaimed property examinations in its Monthly Register o...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware recommends extension of estimation regulation adoption »
On June 2, 2017, Delaware Senate Bill 79 was amended to include, among other things, a change to the date for adopting...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Illinois considers changing due diligence requirements »
  Illinois S.B. 1470 would require holders to send owner notices via certified mail if property is valued at o...

Legal News
Thursday, August 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Reverses “Ripeness” Decision in Plains All American Case »
Last year, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss in the case of...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Judge Publishes Opinion in Temple-Inland Case »
  Summary provided by Alston & Bird: In a long-awaited decision , the Delaware federal district court h...
Monday, June 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
21 States Suing Delaware »
Twenty-one states on Thursday, June 9 sought more than $150 million in uncashed money orders from Delaware. The state offi...
Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Supreme Court denies Taylor v. Yee cert »
On Monday, Feb. 29, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to let stand a lower court ruling in Taylor v. Yee and not hear the ca...
Monday, March 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Temple-Inland Case Will Carry On »
  In May 2014, Temple-Inland, filed a complaint against the State of Delaware, asserting that Delaware is viol...

General Unclaimed Property News
Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming ULC meeting scheduled »
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) announced that the upcoming in-person meeting of the drafting committee to revise the uni...
Thursday, August 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's Time to Reform Escheatment of Mutual Fund Shares »
  Tax Analysts published "It's Time to Reform Escheatment of Mutual Funds Shares" an article authored by Daniel...
Friday, October 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAIC Work Group Recommends the NAIC Develop Model Law on Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits »
  The National Association of Insurance Commissioner's (NAIC) Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Working Group (w...
Thursday, April 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Institute for Legal Reform Publishes Best Practices for State Administrators and Private Audit Firms »
The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), an advocate for civil justice reform, published a paper regarding the c...
Friday, July 19, 2013
The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Hold Meetings on Unclaimed Property Program »
The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General held consultation meetings throughout June 2013 to discuss the Unclaimed Prop...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO congratulates unclaimed property certificate recipients »
Sixty-five participants successfully completed UPPO’s Unclaimed Property Certificate Program recently. Achieving the certi...
Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Unclaimed Property Certificate Program registration is open »
UPPO members can now register for the Unclaimed Property Certificate Program .  UPPO's certificate program...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Report highlights successful 2016/17 »
As UPPO grows, we want to make sure that all members are aware of how UPPO is investing in the unclaimed property communit...
Monday, November 7, 2016
Now accepting nominations for 17/18 UPPO Board of Directors »
  Nominations for the 17/18 UPPO Board of Directors are being accepted until Nov. 30. The following positions are...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Toni Nuernberg Named Volunteer of the Year »
  Earlier this week, Associations North the “association for associations” in the Midwest—announced&nbs...

UPPO Advocacy Activity
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Files Comments Regarding Proposed Delaware Regulations »
On Aug. 30, 2017, UPPO filed comments with the Delaware Department of Finance regarding its proposed unclaimed propert...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Comments for Ignites Article Discussing New Texas Rules »
Ignites, a Financial Times company, published an article on Aug. 30, 2017, discussing Texas unclaimed property rules t...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Surveys State Administrators About Reporting Changes »
In July, UPPO’s Government Relations and Advocacy Committee (GRAC) surveyed state unclaimed property administrators, reque...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Judge in Office Depot Case Denies UPPO Amicus Brief »
On July 6, 2017, Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Joseph A. Greenway Jr. denied a motion by the Unclaimed Property Pro...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Comments to ABA Regarding Model Unclaimed Property Act »
The American Bar Association is in the process of drafting a revised version of its Model Unclaimed Property Act, an alter...

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