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Arizona Revised Statutes Title 20. Insurance § 20-401.01. Unlawful transaction of insurance business;  exemptions

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A. It is unlawful for any insurer to transact insurance business, as provided by § 20-106, in this state without a certificate of authority from the director.

B. The provisions of subsection A of this section do not apply to:

1. The lawful transaction of surplus lines insurance.

2. The lawful transaction of reinsurance by insurers.

3. Transactions in this state involving a policy lawfully solicited, written and delivered outside of this state covering only subjects of insurance not resident, located or expressly to be performed in this state at the time of issuance, and which transactions are subsequent to the issuance of such policy.

4. Attorneys acting in the ordinary relation of attorney and client in the adjustment of claims or losses.

5. Transactions in this state involving group annuities where the master policy of such groups was lawfully issued and delivered in and pursuant to the laws of a state in which the insurer was authorized to do an insurance business, to a group organized for purposes other than the procurement of insurance, and where the policyholder is domiciled or otherwise has a bona fide situs.

6. Transactions in this state involving any policy of insurance or annuity contract issued prior to August 13, 1972.

7. Transactions in this state relative to a policy issued or to be issued outside this state involving insurance on vessels, craft or hulls, cargoes, marine builder's risk, marine protection and indemnity or other risk, including strikes and war risks commonly insured under ocean or wet marine forms of policy.

8. Transactions in this state involving contracts of insurance not readily obtainable from insurers authorized to transact insurance in this state issued to one or more industrial insureds, as defined in § 20-401.07.

Cite this article: - Arizona Revised Statutes Title 20. Insurance § 20-401.01. Unlawful transaction of insurance business;  exemptions - last updated March 08, 2022 |

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