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(1) There shall be maintained at all times assets in cash or securities authorized by the laws of this state for the investment of funds of insurance companies doing the same kind of business, an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the unearned premiums or deposits collected and credited to the accounts of subscribers, or fifty percent (50%) of the advance premiums or deposits collected and credited to the accounts of subscribers on policies having one (1) year or less to run, pro rata on those for longer periods. In addition to the foregoing sum in the case of liability insurance, there shall be maintained as a reserve assets sufficient to discharge all liabilities on all outstanding claims, both reported and incurred but not reported, arising under all policies issued, the same to be calculated on the basis of premiums or deposits as in this section defined and in accordance with the laws of the state relating to similar reserves for companies insuring similar risks. Premiums or deposits as used in this section shall be construed to mean the advance payments made by subscribers. If at any time the assets on hand are less than the foregoing requirements or less than One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00), whichever is the greater, where the attorney is exchanging contracts covering employers' liability or similar classes of insurance, the reciprocal shall make up the deficiency. Whenever such assets are less than the amount above required or less than Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00), whichever is the greater, if the attorney is exchanging contracts other than those covering employers' liability or similar classes of insurance, the reciprocal shall make up the deficiency.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a reciprocal authorized to transact business under this chapter shall comply with the minimum capital, surplus and reserve requirements of a stock company writing similar lines of insurance.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 83. Insurance § 83-33-11. Minimum assets - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-83-insurance/ms-code-sect-83-33-11/
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