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A. The superintendent shall expeditiously examine a newly-filed registration statement and make such investigation of the registrant and related matters as he deems advisable.
B. Unless the superintendent finds that the permit should be denied on any of the grounds stated in Subsection C of this section, he shall promptly issue to the registrant a securities permit in appropriate form covering the offering of securities.
C. The superintendent may deny a permit on the ground that:
(1) the registration statement is incomplete and has not been completed within a reasonable time allowed therefor by the superintendent and communicated to the registrant;
(2) the proposed sale or issuance of securities would be in violation of law;
(3) the conditions or circumstances of the registrant or insurer, or the terms and conditions of the offering, would make the offering unfair or inequitable as to existing or proposed security holders or investors;
(4) funds proposed to be secured by the offering are inadequate or excessive for the purposes intended;
(5) proposed costs of the offering are excessive;
(6) any of the individuals associated or to be associated in the registrant or insurer or any affiliate thereof, or the ultimate controlling stockholder or owner of the registrant, issuer or insurer is not of good reputation as to business affairs or financial responsibility;
(7) the existing or proposed insurer would not be able to qualify for or continue to hold a certificate of authority to transact insurance in this state for any of the reasons stated in Section 59A-5-13 NMSA 1978;
(8) if an insurance holding corporation, its plan of capitalization or security options or financing are such as would be prohibited under the Insurance Code as to a newly formed domestic stock insurer;
(9) there is material variance, adverse to the registrant, as between information furnished by the registrant in the registration statement and that determined by the superintendent on investigation;
(10) information proposed to be furnished investors is incomplete, untrue, or would tend to mislead; or
(11) grant of the permit would be contrary to the best interest of the people of New Mexico, for reasons stated in the order denying the permit.
D. The superintendent shall deny the permit if the securities are of, or for financing, a foreign insurer not qualified for authority to transact insurance in New Mexico.
E. The superintendent's order denying a permit shall state the grounds therefor and be delivered to the registrant or mailed addressed to registrant at its address last of record with the superintendent.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 59A. Insurance Code § 59A-35-10. Issuance, denial of permit - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-59a-insurance-code/nm-st-sect-59a-35-10.html
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