§431:20-117 Reinsurance. (a) A title insurer may obtain reinsurance for all or any part of its liability under one or more of its title insurance policies or reinsurance agreements, and may also reinsure title insurance policies issued by other title insurers on risks located in this State or elsewhere. Reinsurance on policies issued on properties located in this State must be obtained from title insurers authorized to transact title insurance business in this State.
(b) Upon application by a title insurer, the commissioner may permit the insurer to obtain reinsurance from an unauthorized title insurer upon the following conditions:
(1) The title insurer is unable to obtain reinsurance from a title insurer authorized to transact title insurance business in this State; and
(2) The capital and surplus of the unauthorized title insurer meets the requirements for authorized companies under section 431:20-107. [L 1987, c 347, pt of §2]