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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 toni@uppo.org.

State Legislative and Regulatory News
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Revenue Ruling Spells Out Requirements for IRA Holders »
The biggest issue arising in June was the  IRS Revenue Ruling   stating that traditional IRA holders must wit...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado RUUPA Legislation Stalls »
Colorado  S.B. 240 , the state’s bill based on the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, has been indefinitely...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania Considers Unclaimed Property Legislation »
  In Pennsylvania,  H.B. 2167   and companion bill  S.B. 1058   provide that securities, s...
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Bills Signal Custody of Escheat Trend »
Recent legislation in three states indicates a potential trend related to limits on property owners’ ability to claim fund...
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Revisits VDA Legislation »
UPPO  recently signed on as a sponsor  of California A.B. 2773, a bill to establish a voluntary disclosure pro...

Legal News
Wednesday, January 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Allows Office Depot Audit to Proceed, Priority Rules Claim Not Yet Ripe »
On Jan. 22, 2018, a Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel of judges vacated a lower court’s opinion in Office Depo...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Flips Marathon Ruling »
On Dec. 4, 2017, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s dismissal of Marathon Petroleum’s lawsu...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Bed Bath & Beyond »
On Sept. 21, 2017, a New Jersey appeals court ruled in favor of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB) in its case against the state...
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...

General Unclaimed Property News
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAUPA Announces Standard File Format Reengineering Project Webinar »
The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) is in the process of revising the NAUPA Standard Ele...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall Reporting Extensions for Businesses Affected by Recent Hurricanes »
In light of recent hurricanes, multiple jurisdictions have extended their fall unclaimed property reporting deadlines for...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arkansas Extends Reporting Deadline for Businesses Impacted by Hurricanes »
Arkansas Auditor of State Andrea Lea recently announced an extension of the unclaimed property reporting deadline for busi...
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...

UPPO News
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Evi Magnusson Appointed Western Region Vice President »
Congratulations to Evi Magnusson, unclaimed property coordinator for Jacobs Engineering in Englewood, Colorado, for her re...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support the UPPO Scholarship Program by Donating Silent Auction Items »
To help fund the  UPPO Scholarship Program ,  the UPPO Scholarship Committee will hold its first silent a...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GDPR Consent Request »
Beginning on Sept. 19, uppo.org visitors will be prompted to review and consent to UPPO’s updated privacy policy with a si...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Adds Quarterly Conference Calls for Life Insurance and Oil & Gas Industries »
One of the greatest benefits of UPPO membership is connecting with a network of other unclaimed property professionals in...
Saturday, December 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership Announcement: Proposed UPPO Bylaw Amendments »
In accordance with Bylaws, Article IX. Amendments, proposed amendments to Articles III, IV and VII require approval by the...

UPPO Advocacy Activity
Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Surveys State Administrators About Recent Reporting Changes »
UPPO recently surveyed state unclaimed property administrators, requesting information about a variety of possible changes...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holders Coalition Submits Comments Regarding IRS Revenue Ruling Conflict ​ »
The Holders Coalition – a group of organizations, including UPPO, whose members hold or represent owners of property –&nbs...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
UPPO Offers to Assist Department of Labor »
During a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce event focused on retirement, a Department of Labor benefits regulator announced t...
Sunday, June 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GRAC Forms Priority Issue Workgroups »
After establishing its top five priority issues this spring, GRAC formed workgroups to establish goals for each priority i...
Saturday, April 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Outlines Top Advocacy Priorities »
To continue refining and improving the organization’s advocacy work, GRAC recently established its top five priority issue...

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