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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, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Amends Unclaimed Property Regulations, Effective Feb. 1, 2018 »
  The state of Ohio recently published revised unclaimed property administrative rules. They go into effect on Feb...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delaware Names Brenda Mayrack as State Escheator »
On Jan. 2, 2018, Delaware’s Department of Finance announced the appointment of Brenda R. Mayrack as Delaware’s new state e...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Jersey Publishes Proposed Gift, Stored-Value and Payroll Card Rule »
On Dec. 4, 2017, the New Jersey Treasury Department’s Unclaimed Property Administration published a proposed amendment a...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Issues Proposed Unclaimed Property Rule Amendments »
On Nov. 9, 2017, the Ohio Department of Commerce published amendments to the state’s unclaimed property administrative rul...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes Proposed to New Illinois Unclaimed Property Statutes »
On Nov. 1, Illinois Rep. Michael J. Zalewski filed House Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 868 , which would make significant...

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, 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...
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...

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...
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...

UPPO Advocacy Activity
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Comments on Proposed New Jersey Regulations »
On Jan. 26, 2018, UPPO submitted comments to New Jersey regarding proposed unclaimed property regulations. The comment...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Recommends Clarification of Proposed Ohio Rules »
On Dec. 15, 2017, the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization submitted comments to the Ohio Department of Commerce...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Submits Additional Comments to ABA Regarding Model Act »
The American Bar Association is nearing completion of adopting a revised version of its Model Unclaimed Property Act, an a...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPPO Provides Comments on Nebraska L.B. 141 »
On Nov. 10, 2017, UPPO sent comments to Nebraska Sen. Matt Williams regarding the L.B. 141, Nebraska’s Revised Uniform Unc...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA Incorporates UPPO Suggestions into Model Act Draft »
UPPO was pleased to learn that the American Bar Association’s Unclaimed Property Subcommittee has incorporated the majorit...

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