(1) A reinsurance intermediary broker must keep a complete record for each transaction of a contract of reinsurance as provided in this subsection. For each contract of reinsurance transacted by the reinsurance intermediary broker that is limited to first party property coverages, the reinsurance intermediary broker must keep the record for not less than five years after expiration of the contract of reinsurance. For all other contracts of reinsurance transacted by the reinsurance intermediary broker, the reinsurance intermediary broker must keep the record for not less than 10 years after expiration of each contract of reinsurance. The record must show all of the following:
(a) The type of contract, limits, underwriting restrictions, classes or risks and territory.
(b) The period of coverage, including effective and expiration dates, cancellation provisions and notice required of cancellation.
(c) Reporting and settlement requirements of balances.
(d) The rate used to compute the reinsurance premium.
(e) Names and addresses of assuming reinsurers.
(f) Rates of all reinsurance commissions, including the commissions on any retrocessions handled by the reinsurance intermediary broker.
(g) Related correspondence and memoranda.
(h) Proof of placement.
(i) Details regarding retrocessions handled by the reinsurance intermediary broker, including the identity of retrocessionaires and percentage of each contract assumed or ceded.
(j) Financial records, including premium and loss accounts.
(k) The following written evidence, when the reinsurance intermediary broker procures a reinsurance contract on behalf of an authorized ceding insurer:
(A) When the contract is procured directly from any assuming reinsurer, written evidence that the assuming reinsurer has agreed to assume the risk.
(B) When the contract is placed through a representative of the assuming reinsurer other than an employee, written evidence that the reinsurer has delegated binding authority to the representative.
(2) The insurer must have access to and the right to copy and audit all accounts and records maintained by the reinsurance intermediary broker and related to its business. The reinsurance intermediary broker must maintain the accounts and records in a form usable by the insurer. [1993 c.447 §77; 2003 c.364 §30]Section: Previous 744.734 744.736 744.738 744.740 744.800 744.802 744.804 744.806 744.808 744.810 744.812 744.814 744.816 744.818 744.820 Next
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