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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 318. Rules Governing Term and Universal Life Insurance Reserve Financing
9/26/2020

14VAC5-318-10. Purpose and Scope.

The purpose of this chapter is to set forth rules and procedural requirements to establish uniform, national standards governing reserve financing arrangements pertaining to life insurance policies containing guaranteed nonlevel gross premiums or guaranteed nonlevel benefits and universal life insurance policies with secondary guarantees and to ensure that, with respect to each such financing arrangement, funds consisting of primary security and other security, as defined in 14VAC5-318-30, are held by or on behalf of ceding insurers in the forms and amounts required in this chapter. In general, reinsurance ceded for reserve financing purposes has one or more of the following characteristics: some or all of the assets used to secure the reinsurance treaty or to capitalize the reinsurer (i) are issued by the ceding insurer or its affiliates; (ii) are not unconditionally available to satisfy the general account obligations of the ceding insurer; or (iii) create a reimbursement, indemnification, or other similar obligation on the part of the ceding insurer or any if its affiliates (other than a payment obligation under a derivative contract acquired in the normal course and used to support and hedge liabilities pertaining to the actual risks in the policies ceded pursuant to the reinsurance treaty).

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13, 38.2-223, and 38.2-1316.7 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 34, Issue 09, eff. January 1, 2018.

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