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Wisconsin Statutes Insurance (Ch. 600 to 655) § 611.74. Voluntary dissolution of domestic insurance corporations

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(1) Plan of dissolution. At least 60 days prior to the submission to shareholders or policyholders of any proposed voluntary dissolution of an insurance corporation under s. 180.1402 or 181.1401 the plan shall be filed with the commissioner. The commissioner may require the submission of additional information to establish the financial condition of the corporation or other facts relevant to the proposed dissolution. If the shareholders or policyholders adopt the resolution to dissolve, the commissioner shall, within 30 days after the adoption of the resolution, begin to examine the corporation. The commissioner shall approve the dissolution unless, after a hearing, the commissioner finds that it is insolvent or may become insolvent in the process of dissolution. Subject to chs. 600 to 645, upon approval, the corporation may dissolve under ss. 180.1402 to 180.1408 and 180.1706, or ss. 181.1401 to 181.1407, except that papers required by those sections to be filed with the department of financial institutions shall instead be filed with the commissioner. Upon disapproval, the commissioner shall petition the court for liquidation or for rehabilitation under ch. 645.

(2) Conversion to involuntary liquidation. The corporation may at any time during the liquidation under ss. 180.1402 to 180.1408 or under ss. 181.1401 to 181.1407 apply to the commissioner to have the liquidation continued under the commissioner's supervision;  thereupon the commissioner shall apply to the court for liquidation under s. 645.41 (10).

(3) Revocation of voluntary dissolution. If the corporation revokes the voluntary dissolution proceedings under ss. 180.1404 and 180.1706 or under s. 181.1404, a copy of the articles of revocation of dissolution prepared under s. 180.1404 or 181.1404 shall be filed with the commissioner.

(4) Distribution of assets of a mutual. No distribution may be made to policyholders in excess of the amounts to which they are entitled under s. 645.72(4). Any excess over such amounts shall be paid into the state treasury to the credit of the common school fund.

Cite this article: - Wisconsin Statutes Insurance (Ch. 600 to 655) § 611.74. Voluntary dissolution of domestic insurance corporations - last updated January 01, 2018 |

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