- Broker-Dealers and Securities: Top Five Unclaimed Property Issues
- August 2, 2017 | Authors: Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik; Holly H. Smith; Phillip E. Stano; Wilson G. Barmeyer
- Law Firm: Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP - Washington Office
While securities have long been a hot spot for unclaimed property issues, the past several years have seen a continued expansion of audit activity targeting broker-dealers, stock issuers, transfer agents, mutual funds, banks, and others in the financial services industry. Unclaimed property laws—and unclaimed property audits—can present a number of specific challenges in this space.In their article for the Summer 2017 issue of Keanotes, Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorneys Holly Smith, Phillip Stano, Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik and Wilson Barmeyer highlight five of the key issues.