TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-11.1
Investments by Domestic Insurance Companies

SECTION 27-11.1-8


§ 27-11.1-8 Investment standards.

(a) All domestic insurance companies and United States branches of alien insurers entered through this state shall protect the interests of insured by promoting insurer solvency and financial strength through the application of investment standards that facilitate a reasonable balance of the following objectives:

(1) To preserve principal;

(2) To assure reasonable diversification as to type of investment, issuer and credit quality; and

(3) To allow insurers to allocate investments in a manner consistent with principles of prudent investment management to achieve an adequate return so that obligations to insured are adequately met and financial strength is sufficient to cover reasonably foreseeable contingencies.

(b) All investments, including, but not limited to, those referred to in this chapter, shall be made and held in accordance with the objectives in subsection (a) subject to the limitations set forth in this chapter and in regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter. Investments not conforming to this chapter and any regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter shall not be considered admitted assets.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 147, § 4.)