Keane's Unclaimed Property Blog

Further Scrutiny From Above? More Eyes on Retirement Savings Plans as the Advisory Council to the DOL Prepares to Review Uncashed Checks from ERISA Plans

Further Scrutiny From Above?  More Eyes on Retirement Savings Plans as the Advisory Council to the DOL Prepares to Review Uncashed Checks from ERISA Plans

Unclaimed Property

The 2019 Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, which supports and advises the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), will soon be reviewing the procedures used by the states to determine whether the voluntary transfer of uncashed distribution checks to the states’ unclaimed property funds is advancing the DOL’s […]

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RUUPA Round Up

RUUPA Round Up

Compliance, Legislative Alerts, Legislative Updates

The introduction of the 2016 Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (RUUPA) by the Uniform Law Commission has prompted state legislatures to review their often antiquated unclaimed property laws, and in many cases introduce legislation to amend or wholly revise these laws. In addition to RUUPA, state legislators may now also refer to the American Bar […]

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Increase in Massachusetts Audits

Increase in Massachusetts Audits

Compliance, Escheat Audits, Unclaimed Property Audit

Recently, Keane noticed an uptick in unclaimed property audits initiated by the state of Massachusetts.  We wanted to bring this to the attention of holders incorporated in Massachusetts, as well as those with a physical presence in the state, so that proactive measures can be considered.  Proactive measures would include conducting an internal risk assessment […]

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