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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 33 - 8 A- 5 §33-8A-5. Deposit of securities by foreign insurance companies.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, securities eligible for deposit under the insurance law of this state relating to deposit of securities by an insurance company as a condition of commencing or continuing to do an insurance business in this state may be deposited with a clearing corporation or held in the federal reserve book-entry system. Securities deposited with a clearing corporation or held in the federal reserve book-entry system and used to meet the deposit requirements under the insurance laws of this state shall be under the control of the commissioner and shall not be withdrawn by the insurance company without the approval of the commissioner. An insurance company holding securities in this manner shall provide to the commissioner evidence issued by its custodian or a member bank through which the insurance company has deposited securities with a clearing corporation or held in the federal reserve book-entry system, respectively, in order to establish that the securities are actually recorded in an account in the name of the custodian or other direct participant or member bank and evidence that the records of the custodian, other participant or member bank reflect that the securities are held subject to the order of the commissioner.

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