(a) Transactions between a reinsurance intermediary-broker and the insurer it represents in that capacity may only be entered into pursuant to a written authorization, specifying the responsibilities of each party.
(b) Each written authorization shall, at a minimum, provide that:
(1) The insurer may terminate the reinsurance intermediary-broker's authority at any time.
(2) The reinsurance intermediary-broker shall render accounts to the insurer accurately detailing all material transactions, including information necessary to support all commissions, charges and other fees received by, or owing, to the reinsurance intermediary-broker, and remit all funds due to the insurer within thirty days of receipt.
(3) All funds collected for the insurer's account shall be held by the reinsurance intermediary-broker in a fiduciary capacity in a bank which is a qualified United States financial institution as defined herein.
(4) The reinsurance intermediary-broker shall comply with section five of this article.
(5) The reinsurance intermediary-broker shall comply with the written standards established by the insurer for the cession or retrocession of all risks.
(6) The reinsurance intermediary-broker shall disclose to the insurer any relationship with any reinsurer to which business will be ceded or retroceded.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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