2022 Texas Statutes
Insurance Code
Title 4 - Regulation of Solvency
Subtitle F - Reinsurance
Chapter 493 - Authorized Reinsurance; Credit and Accounting
Subchapter C. Credit for Reinsurance
Section 493.102. Credit for Reinsurance Generally

Universal Citation: TX Ins Code § 493.102 (2022)

Sec. 493.102. CREDIT FOR REINSURANCE GENERALLY. (a) A ceding insurer may be allowed credit for reinsurance ceded, as an asset or as a deduction from liability, only if the reinsurance is ceded to an assuming insurer that:

(1) is authorized to engage in the business of insurance or reinsurance in this state;

(2) is accredited as a reinsurer in this state, as provided by Section 493.103;

(3) subject to Subchapter D, maintains, in a qualified United States financial institution that has been granted the authority to operate with fiduciary powers, a trust fund to pay valid claims of:

(A) the assuming insurer's United States policyholders and ceding insurers; and

(B) the policyholders' and ceding insurers' assigns and successors in interest;

(4) is certified as a reinsurer in this state under Section 493.1033 and maintains adequate collateral as determined by the commissioner; or

(5) is an eligible assuming insurer under Section 493.108.

(b) Notwithstanding Subsection (a), a ceding insurer may be allowed credit for reinsurance ceded to an assuming insurer that does not meet the requirements of that subsection, but only with respect to the insurance of risks located in a jurisdiction in which the reinsurance is required by the jurisdiction's law, including regulations, to be ceded to an assuming insurer that does not meet the requirements of that subsection.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 727 (H.B. 2017), Sec. 1, eff. April 1, 2007.

Amended by:

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 594 (S.B. 1070), Sec. 2.04, eff. September 1, 2017.

Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 22 (H.B. 1689), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2022.

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