Securities: Top Five Unclaimed Property Issues

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.

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Fourth Set of FAQs from DOL on Fiduciary Rule

On August 3, 2017, the Department of Labor released a fourth set of FAQs related to its new “investment advice” fiduciary definition and related exemptions, which became applicable on June 9. Like the May FAQs, the three new FAQs are positioned as transition period guidance, although their content is not so limited.

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