Ethan Millar and John Coalson were featured speakers during this webinar program sponsored by the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO). This program focused on the increasingly popular topic of e-coupons and discount vouchers. The following topics were covered during the presentation.
- Whether unredeemed e-coupons / discount vouchers constitute escheatable property
- Which party may be the holder and responsible for escheatment
- Potential exemptions and other defenses to escheat
- Structuring alternatives
- Application of the federal CARD Act and state prohibitions against expiration of gift certificates to e-coupons / discount vouchers
- Additional legal issues
February 22, 2012