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Dormancy Periods (24 articles)

New Jersey Gift Card Escheatment Update: Third Circuit Rejects “Place of Presumption” Provision

Dormancy Periods, Gift Card Escheatment, State Escheatment, Unclaimed Property Reporting

On January 5, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued its opinion in the case of New Jersey Retail Merchants Association v. Sidamon-Eristoff which concerns several plaintiffs’ challenges against NJ A3002, the bill passed on June 30, 2010.  The bill featured major changes to New Jersey’s approach to unclaimed gift […]

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Winter 2010: State Unclaimed Property Laws, Dormancy Periods, & Reporting Legislative / Regulatory Updates

Abandoned Property, Dormancy Periods, Legislative Alerts, Unclaimed Property, Unclaimed Property Law, Unclaimed Property Reporting

WINTER 2011 (Current through 12/13/10) Legislative Update Key Introduced – used for Legislation Passed – used for Legislation Proposed – used for Regulations Adopted –used for Regulations Prefiled – drafted bills and resolutions to be numbered, printed, made available for public review, and scheduled for hearing before the actual start of session. Gift Card Escheatment […]

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Unclaimed Property Article in Kansas City Star

Abandoned Property, Dormancy Periods

As state budget deficits continue to grow so does the topic of unclaimed property. Today, more and more businesses and financial institutions are reporting large amounts in abandoned property, much of which will eventually go to the state treasury instead of its rightful owner. Here at Keane Unclaimed Property, our main objective is to provide […]

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Cayman Island’s Unclaimed Property Law Causes Uproar

Abandoned Property, Abandoned Property Law, Dormancy Periods, Escheat Law, Escheatment, Legislative Updates, Unclaimed Checks, Unclaimed Property Law, Unclaimed Property Reporting

With reporting deadlines occurring at the end of this month, we are constantly keeping abreast of issues involving unclaimed property and dormant accounts—even ones occurring outside the United States. A recent article caught our attention from CaymanNewsService titled “Law fundamentally ‘flawed’” as it raised some unclaimed property law issues that have and continue to occur […]

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