Reinsurer not licensed, accredited or certified - Additional reinsurance agreement requirements.
(a) If the assuming insurer is not licensed, accredited or certified to transact insurance or reinsurance in this state, the credit permitted by Sections 27-5B-6 and 27-5B-7 shall not be allowed unless the assuming insurer agrees in the reinsurance agreements:
(1) That in the event of the failure of the assuming insurer to perform its obligations under the terms of the reinsurance agreement, the assuming insurer, at the request of the ceding insurer, shall submit to the jurisdiction of any court of competent jurisdiction in any state of the United States, will comply with all requirements necessary to give the court jurisdiction, and will abide by the final decision of the court or of any appellate court in the event of an appeal.
(2) To designate the commissioner or a designated attorney as its true and lawful attorney upon whom may be served any lawful process in any action, suit, or proceeding instituted by or on behalf of the ceding insurer.
(b) This section is not intended to conflict with or override the obligation of the parties to a reinsurance agreement to arbitrate their disputes, if this obligation is created in the agreement.
(Act 2013-209, p. 463, §1.)