2011 UPPO Annual Conference
Michael Houghton, Morris Nichols Banking, Regulatory and Commercial Law Counseling Group partner and Best Lawyers 2009 Banking Lawyer of the Year, and Commercial Law Counseling Group associate Brenda Mayrack will serve as session presenters at the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO) Annual Conference, March 6-9, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas.
Mike’s session, The Year in Review, will cover the significant statutory changes, litigation and administrative transitions during this past year. He will be joined by John L. Coalson, Jr., Alston + Bird LLP. Brenda’s session, Advanced Audits, will focus on how audits progress and/or unravel, and best practices in managing the audit process. She will be joined by Janet Gagliano, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC.
Michael Houghton is the Chair of the Executive Committee of The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Uniform Law Commission). He, along with fellow Morris Nichols partner Walter Tuthill and Thomson Reuters, co-authored “Unclaimed Property,” a comprehensive analysis of the law of unclaimed property published in BNA’s Corporate Practice Series Portfolio.
Brenda Mayrack is an associate with Morris, Nichols where her practice focuses on unclaimed property, administrative, commercial and insurance law, and government entities and regulation. She advises Fortune 500 companies and other holders on unclaimed property issues in connection with examinations as well as voluntary compliance efforts. She has co-authored several articles about Delaware’s unclaimed property laws. With Mike Houghton, she helped craft the 2009 amendments to Delaware’s unclaimed property statutes.