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a reversion to the state (as the ultimate owner of property) in the absence of legal heirs

the property that reverts to the state

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43) The Uniform Unclaimed Property Act also condones the auditing of holders' records to determine compliance with state unclaimed-property laws, a lengthy look-back period for state and third-party auditors, and the use of statistical sampling if the holder has inadequate records to determine the actual amount that should be escheated.
133) Importantly, and in contrast to private holders, (134) states are generally required to begin notification measures soon after taking custody of escheated funds.
Companies are required to file an annual report stating the amount to be escheated to the applicable state(s).
Prior to 2007, the process for handling gift cards and certificates was something of an annoyance for retailers because the unredeemed value of a gift card or gift certificate had to be escheated, or turned over, to the state Treasury Department five years after the date of issuance or two years after the expiration date, if one was used.
X is domiciled in a state that requires dormant gift certificates or gift cards to be escheated, and it has no record of the gift card owner's last known address.
Delaware receives a significant portion of escheated property, notwithstanding that its population is but 800,000.
Robbins Umeda LLP is investigating whether certain officers and directors of Prudential breached their fiduciary duties and caused damage to the company and its shareholders by issuing materially false and misleading statements concerning: (i) the company's current and future financial condition; (ii) the company's potential liability to policyholders, beneficiaries and relevant state authorities for millions of dollars in benefits that should have been paid out to policyholders or escheated to the states; and (iii) the extent of the company's exposure to claims of state and federal law violations.
The division also handles probate matters in respect of escheated estates.
New York-based Keane offers services such as risk mitigation, customer communication programmes, recovery of escheated assets, consulting and reporting, among others.
Ultimately, Verus officials say, perhaps 75 to 80 percent of the escheated funds are returned to beneficiaries.
New York escheated the undistributed funds from abandoned securities held by intermediaries doing business in New York.
The complaint alleges that during the Class Period, defendants caused the Company to issue materially false and misleading statements concerning the Company's current and future financial condition, including its reserves and its potential liability to policyholders, their beneficiaries or relevant state authorities for millions of dollars in benefits that should have been paid out to policyholders or escheated to the states, and the extent of the Company's exposure to claims of state and federal law violations.
1 The subject lot was escheated to Alachua County by Tax Sale Certificate No.