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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 250. Rules, Regulations and Forms Relating to Restrictions on the Purchase and Sale of Equity Securities of Domestic Stock Insurance Companies
1/27/2020

14VAC5-250-40. Ownership of More Than 10% of an Equity Security.

A. In determining, for the purpose of subsection A of the Act (Section 38.2-214 of the Code of Virginia), whether a person is the beneficial owner, directly or indirectly, of more than 10% of any class of any equity security, such class shall be deemed to consist of the total amount of such class outstanding, exclusive of any securities of such class held by or for the account of the insurer or a subsidiary of the insurer; except that for the purpose of determining percentage ownership of voting trust certificates or certificates of deposit for equity securities, the class of voting trust certificates or certificates of deposit shall be deemed to consist of the amount of voting trust certificates or certificates of deposit issuable with respect to the total amount of outstanding equity securities of the class which may be deposited under the voting trust agreement or deposit agreement in question, whether or not all of such outstanding securities have been so deposited. For the purpose of this section a person acting in good faith may rely on the information contained in the latest Convention Form Statement filed with the Commission with respect to the amount of securities of a class outstanding or in the case of voting trust certificates or certificates of deposit the amount thereof issuable.

B. In determining for the purpose of subsection A of the Act (Section 38.2-214 of the Code of Virginia) whether a person is the beneficial owner, directly or indirectly, of more than 10% of any class of equity securities, such person shall be deemed to be the beneficial owner of securities of such class which such person has the right to acquire through the exercise of presently exercisable options, warrants or rights or through the conversion of presently convertible securities. The securities subject to such options, warrants, rights or conversion privileges held by a person shall be deemed to be outstanding for the purpose of computing, in accordance with subsection A, the percentage of outstanding securities of the class owned by such person but shall not be deemed outstanding for the purpose of computing the percentage of the class owned by any other person. This subsection shall not be construed to relieve any person of any duty to comply with subsection A of the Act with respect to any equity securities consisting of options, warrants, rights of convertible securities which are otherwise subject as a class to that subsection of the Act.

Statutory Authority

§ 38.2-214 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Regulation 5, Case No. 18773, Rule 4, eff. April 1, 1970.

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