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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
Saturday, April 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado Passes RUUPA-Inspired Bill »
Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed  S.B. 88  into law on April 16, 2019. The RUUPA-inspired bill includes prov...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Introduces RUUPA-Inspired Legislation »
  On March 7, 2019,  H.F. 2208 , an appropriation bill that includes RUUPA-inspired language, was introduced i...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO Calls for Clarity Regarding Unclaimed 401(k) Plan Tax Treatment »
On Feb. 19, 2019, the U.S. Government Accountability Office  issued a 59-page report  calling on the Internal...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Unclaimed Property Website Moves »
The Delaware Office of Unclaimed Property website has moved to  unclaimedproperty.delaware.gov . The basic website a...
Saturday, January 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarification Regarding Delaware Annual Report Filings »
UPPO recently received reports that Delaware unclaimed property staff has notified some holders that they are required to...

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
Saturday, July 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Adds Quarterly Conference Calls for Property & Casualty Insurance Industry »
UPPO announces the expansion of its quarterly Industry Focus Conference Calls with the addition of the Property & Casu...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Report Highlights Benefit Expansion, Annual Conference Record Attendance, Board Initiatives »
UPPO's 2018/19 fiscal year included many highlights, including the organization's largest annual conference, the expansion...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Announces 2019/20 Committee Chairs »
With the start of a new fiscal and membership year, UPPO is pleased to announce the committee and subcommittee chairs for...
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...

UPPO Advocacy Activity
Monday, May 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GRAC Develops New Structure »
Seeking to refine its processes and operate as efficiently as possible, GRAC is in the process of implementing a new struc...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Groups, Including UPPO, Submit Joint Comments Regarding Minnesota RUUPA Bills »
  On March 31, 2019, UPPO along with organizations representing life insurers, bankers, shareholder services profe...
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...

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