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Connecticut General Statutes Title 38A. Insurance § 38a-465b. Denial, suspension or revocation of license.  Refusal to renew license.  Appeals

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(a) The commissioner may deny a license application, or suspend, revoke or refuse to renew the license of any licensee if the commissioner determines that:

(1) There was a material misrepresentation in the license application or in other information submitted to the commissioner;

(2) The licensee or any partner, member, director or officer of the licensee has been convicted of a felony or of any misdemeanor of which criminal fraud is an element, has been found guilty of fraudulent or dishonest practices, is subject to a final administrative action or is otherwise shown to be untrustworthy or incompetent to act as a licensee;

(3) The licensee, or any partner, member, officer or key management personnel has violated any of the provisions of this part;

(4) The provider demonstrates a pattern of unreasonably withholding payments to policy owners;

(5) The licensee has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to any felony or any misdemeanor involving criminal fraud or moral turpitude, regardless of whether a judgment or conviction has been entered by the court;

(6) The provider has entered into any life settlement contract using a form that has not been approved pursuant to sections 38a-465 to 38a-465q, inclusive;

(7) The provider has failed to honor contractual obligations set out in a life settlement contract;

(8) The licensee no longer meets the requirements for initial licensure;  or

(9) The provider has assigned, transferred or pledged a settled policy to a person other than a provider licensed in this state, a purchaser, an accredited investor or a qualified institutional buyer, as defined in Rule 501 of Regulation D or Rule 144A, respectively, of the federal Securities Act of 1933,   1 as amended from time to time, a financing entity, special purpose entity or related provider trust.

(b) If the commissioner denies a license application, or suspends, revokes or refuses to renew the license of a licensee, the applicant or licensee aggrieved by such denial, suspension, revocation or refusal to renew a license may appeal such action in accordance with chapter 54.   2  Hearings may be held by the commissioner or by any person designated by the commissioner.  Whenever an individual other than the commissioner acts as the hearing officer, the individual shall submit to the commissioner a memorandum of findings and recommendations upon which the commissioner may base a decision.

1  15 U.S.C.A. § 77a et seq.
2  C.G.S.A. § 4-166 et seq.

Cite this article: - Connecticut General Statutes Title 38A. Insurance § 38a-465b. Denial, suspension or revocation of license.  Refusal to renew license.  Appeals - last updated June 28, 2021 |

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