(a) Before a domestic or foreign title insurance company is entitled to a certificate of authority to transact a title insurance business in this state, it shall have basic capital, additional surplus when first authorized, and additional maintained surplus as required by AS 21.09.070 , including a deposit as required in AS 21.09.090 .
(b) A domestic or foreign title insurance company shall have on deposit with the director or insurance commissioner of the state of its domicile, before the issuance of any policy of title insurance in this state, the amount required by AS 21.09.090 for the purpose described in that section. The amount of this deposit shall be increased by the sum of $50,000 for each state or territorial subdivision of the United States or the District of Columbia, other than the state of its domicile, in which it becomes qualified to engage in the business of title insurance, less the amount required by and deposited in the other states or territorial subdivisions, provided the deposits shall be for the security and protection of its policyholders or their beneficiaries, wherever situated. When the aggregate of amounts deposited in this or other states or territorial subdivisions or the District of Columbia has reached the sum of $750,000, no further deposit is required of the title insurance company as a condition of engaging in the business of title insurance in this state.
(c) If a company is unable to make the deposits required under this section in the state of its domicile because of a lack of statutory authority for making the deposits, the deposits may be made with the director of insurance of this state.Section: 21.66.010 21.66.020 21.66.030 21.66.060 21.66.070 21.66.080 21.66.085 21.66.090 21.66.100 21.66.110 21.66.120 21.66.130 21.66.150 21.66.160 21.66.170 Next
Last modified: November 15, 2016