(a) As to foreign insurers in lieu of the deposit or part of a deposit with the state treasurer, the commissioner may accept the current certificate of the state insurance supervisory official of any other state that a like deposit by the insurer is being maintained in public custody or in a depository approved by the supervisory official in that state in trust for the purpose of protection of all policyholders or policyholders and creditors of the insurer in the United States.
(b) As to alien insurers in lieu of the deposit or part of a deposit with the state treasurer, the commissioner may accept evidence satisfactory to him or her that the insurer maintains within the United States in public depositories, or in trust institutions within the United States approved by the commissioner, assets available for discharge of its United States insurance obligations which are in an amount not less than the outstanding liabilities of the insurer arising out of its insurance transactions in the United States, together with an amount equal to the deposit required under this section for other insurers requesting license to transact like kinds of insurance.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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