The corporate securities industry is under audit by Kelmar Associates Compliance Update: July 2017 Kelmar Associates has been retained as the third-party auditor initiating a recent surge in multi-state examinations that has taken place in recent weeks. These unclaimed property audits of public corporations are specific in scope to securities or equity-related property. During this […]
Legislative Alerts (162 articles)
Here you can find updates on unclaimed property laws, rules, and regulations. Unclaimed property legislation varies from state to state, and is different depending on the type of property. Check back frequently for legislative alerts and breaking unclaimed property news as it happens.
Illinois unclaimed property law was drastically overhauled with the passage of IL Senate Bill 9 on July 6, 2017. IL SB 9 makes numerous changes to current Illinois unclaimed property law, including eliminating exemptions and reducing dormancy periods on certain property types. The new law brings to mind a previously introduced bill, IL HB 2603, […]
Life insurance companies operating in Texas will be required to comply with beneficiary location requirements with the passage of TX S 561. The bill, effective on September 1, 2017, gives Texas life insurance carriers roughly 90 days to prepare themselves for the upcoming deadline.
The enactment of Tennessee House Bill 420 provided significant changes to TN unclaimed property law. Among some of the big changes were the reduction of dormancy periods, changes to dormancy triggers, and the introduction of new provisions for specific property types.