Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 11. Affiliation and Merger -- Holding Company Systems -- Own Risk and Solvency Assessment

Authorization Of Subsidiaries

33-2-1102. Authorization of subsidiaries. Any domestic insurer, either by itself or in cooperation with one or more persons, may organize or acquire one or more subsidiaries engaged in the following kinds of business:

(1) any kind of insurance business authorized by the jurisdiction in which it is incorporated;

(2) acting as an insurance broker or as an insurance producer for its parent or for any of its parent's insurer subsidiaries;

(3) investing, reinvesting, or trading in securities for its own account, that of its parent, any subsidiary of its parent, or any affiliate or subsidiary;

(4) management of any investment company subject to or registered pursuant to the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, including related sales and services;

(5) acting as a broker-dealer subject to or registered pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended;

(6) rendering investment advice to governments, government agencies, corporations, or other organizations or groups;

(7) rendering other services related to the operations of an insurance business, including but not limited to actuarial, loss prevention, safety engineering, data processing, accounting, claims, appraisal, and collection services;

(8) ownership and management of assets which the parent corporation could itself own or manage;

(9) acting as administrative agent for a governmental instrumentality which is performing an insurance function;

(10) financing of insurance premiums, insurance producers, and other forms of consumer financing;

(11) any other business activity determined by the commissioner to be reasonable ancillary to an insurance business;

(12) owning a corporation or corporations engaged or organized to engage exclusively in one or more of the businesses specified in this section.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 64, L. 1971; R.C.M. 1947, 40-5510(a); amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 713, L. 1989.