Usa Alaska

USA Statutes : alaska
Title : Insurance
Chapter : Chapter 21. Investments

Repealed or Renumbered

Repealed or Renumbered

Repealed or Renumbered

This chapter applies only to an investment and investment practice of a domestic insurer and a United States branch of an alien insurer entered through this state. This chapter does not apply to separate accounts of a life insurer.

The director shall adopt regulations regarding insurance company investments that are consistent with the defined limits standards for investments of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

As provided under 15 U.S.C. 77r-1(b) and (c) (Secondary Mortgage Market Enhancement Act of 1984), securities that are purchased, held, or invested in by an insurer are subject to AS 21.18.170 and regulations adopted under AS 21.21.420 , and other applicable provisions of this title.

(a) Insurers shall invest in or lend their funds on the security of, and shall hold as invested assets, only the eligible investments prescribed in this chapter.

(b) [Repealed, Sec. 85 ch 50 SLA 1990].

(c) Eligibility of an investment shall be determined as of the date of its making or acquisition.

(d) An investment limitation based upon the amount of the insurer's assets or particular funds shall relate to the assets or funds shown by the insurer's annual statement most recently required to be filed with the director.

(e) For purposes of determining compliance with investment limitations imposed under this chapter, the director or an insurer shall use admitted asset values.

(a) A custodial agreement between an insurer and an institution holding the assets, securities, or investments of the insurer must provide that the custodian is obligated to indemnify the insurer for losses involving an insurance company asset or security in the custodian's custody resulting from the negligence or dishonesty of the custodian's officers, employees, or agents, or caused by burglary, robbery, holdup, theft, or mysterious disappearance, including loss by damage or destruction. The agreement must also provide that, in the event of a loss, an asset or security will be promptly replaced or the value of the asset or security and the value of a loss of rights or privileges resulting from the loss will be promptly replaced.

(b) The custodian for assets, securities, or investments of the insurer may only be a bank, trust company, or securities firm that is properly authorized by the insurer and approved by the director.