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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 628
STOCK AND MUTUAL INSURERS; HOLDING COMPANIES
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F.S. 628.804
628.804 Groupwide supervision for international insurance groups.
(1) As used in this section:
(a) “Groupwide supervisor” means the chief insurance regulatory official for the jurisdiction who is determined by the office to have significant contacts with the international insurance group sufficient to conduct and coordinate groupwide supervision activities.
(b) “International insurance group” means an insurance group operating internationally which includes an insurer.
(2) The office may act as the groupwide supervisor for an international insurance group in which the ultimate controlling person of the group is domiciled in this state.
(3)(a) If the ultimate controlling person is domiciled outside this state, the office, in cooperation with other groupwide supervisors, may:
1. Determine that the office is the appropriate groupwide supervisor for an international insurance group with substantial operations concentrated in this state or in insurance operations conducted by subsidiary insurance companies domiciled in this state; or
2. Acknowledge that another chief insurance regulatory official is the appropriate groupwide supervisor for the international insurance group.
(b) Before issuing a determination, the office must notify the insurer and the ultimate controlling person within the international insurance group and provide the international insurance group with at least 30 days to submit information pertinent to the pending determination.
(4) The commission may adopt rules to administer this section, including rules establishing the criteria for making a determination under paragraph (3)(a), such as the extent of insurance operations in this state and nation; the location of the executive offices, assets and liabilities, and business operations of the international insurance group; the domicile of the ultimate controlling person of the international insurance group; and the similarity of the regulatory systems of other jurisdictions acting or seeking to act as lead groupwide supervisor.
History.s. 13, ch. 2014-101.