(215 ILCS 100/45) (from Ch. 73, par. 1645)
    Sec. 45. Duties of reinsurers utilizing the services of a reinsurance intermediary manager.
    (a) A reinsurer shall not engage the services of any person, firm, association, or corporation to act as an intermediary manager on its behalf unless the person is licensed as required by Section 10.
    (b) The reinsurer shall annually obtain a copy of statements, audited by an independent certified public accountant in a form acceptable to the Director, of the financial condition of each intermediary manager that the reinsurer has contracted.
    (c) If an intermediary manager establishes loss reserves, the reinsurer shall annually obtain the opinion of an actuary attesting to the adequacy of loss reserves established for losses incurred and outstanding on business produced by the intermediary manager. This opinion shall be in addition to any other required loss reserve certification.
    (d) Binding authority for all retrocessional contracts or participation in reinsurance syndicates shall rest with an officer of the reinsurer who shall not be affiliated with the intermediary manager.
    (e) Within 30 days of termination of a contract with an intermediary manager, the reinsurer shall provide written notification of termination to the Director.
    (f) A reinsurer shall not appoint to its board of directors, any officer, director, employee, controlling shareholder, or subproducer of its intermediary manager. This subsection shall not apply to relationships governed by the Holding Company Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)