The Spring 2018 Escheat Season Starts in the Fall. It's never too early to start preparing.Webinar - November 15 at 2PM Eastern

Keane's Unclaimed Property Blog

Under Delaware Abandoned Property Law, CA, Inc. To Pay A Staggering $17.6 Million

Abandoned Property Law, Compliance, Escheat Law, Legislative Updates, Other News

This post pertains to the Delaware Abandoned Property Law, and more specifically to a recent lawsuit between DE and CA, Inc. In a stunning turn of events, the State of Delaware and CA, Inc. (“CA”) have settled their litigation pending in the Delaware Court of Chancery.  According to the terms of the agreement, CA has […]

Read More ›


Update: New State Unclaimed Property Rules For January 2010

Abandoned Property Law, Legislative Updates, State Escheatment

January 2010 was a busy month for state unclaimed property rules. A major trend across many states, which is a hindrance to corporations and holders, is the reduction in dormancy periods. Recent legislative, regulatory and legal developments that occurred during the month of January 2010 in the areas of unclaimed property law and regulation are […]

Read More ›


Obituary: Dr. Will Yancey, leading advisor and consultant in the Unclaimed Property community

Other News

Keane Unclaimed Property was saddened to hear the news that a long-time friend and colleague in the unclaimed property industry has passed. Dr. Will Yancey was a widely respected expert in unclaimed property statistical analysis and renowned for maintaining the most robust web resource in the field of unclaimed property. He will be missed by […]

Read More ›


Escheatment Rules By State Continue Changing At Rapid Pace

Abandoned Property Law, Legislative Alerts, State Escheatment

Escheatment rules by state, and unclaimed property reporting and compliance in general, are constantly changing, as you have probably noticed. The initial thought is that change complicates matters further, and usually it does. But some states, like Idaho, are giving unclaimed property holders what they need – relief from all the rules. Still, many states […]

Read More ›


Unclaimed Property Compliance Becoming More Complex For Corporations In Many States

Compliance, Legislative Updates, State Escheatment

This Mississippi bill died in committee but shows how state legislators are proposing changes that make unclaimed property compliance more complicated for corporations. The bill contemplated dormancy period reductions (which would increase the amount of property escheated) as well as a host of fines and penalties. Specific details of the proposal are shared below:

Read More ›


I'm looking for information on...