Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 50.30 - Actuarial opinion required

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) An insurer shall file with the annual financial statement required under s. Ins 50.20 a statement of actuarial opinion from a qualified actuary in accordance with the appropriate national association of insurance commissioners annual statement instructions.
(2) A domestic property and casualty insurer required to file an actuarial opinion under sub. (1) shall do all of the following:
(a) Submit an actuarial opinion summary, written by the insurer's appointed actuary, with the financial statement and actuarial opinion. The actuarial opinion summary shall be filed in accordance with the appropriate national association of insurance commissioners property and casualty annual statement instructions and shall be considered as a document supporting the actuarial opinion required in sub. (1).
(b) Prepare an actuarial report and supporting work papers as required by the appropriate national association of insurance commissioners property and casualty annual statement instructions to support each actuarial opinion. The office of the commissioner of insurance may require the insurer to file the actuarial report or supporting work papers. The insurer is required to file the actuarial report or supporting work papers only if the insurer is asked to do so by the office of the commissioner of insurance.
(3) An insurer licensed but not domiciled in this state shall provide the office of the commissioner of insurance an actuarial opinion summary and actuarial report and supporting work papers described under sub. (2) upon request.
(4)
(a) Nothing in this section restricts the office of the commissioner of insurance from engaging a qualified actuary under s. 601.42(7) or 601.43, Stats., at the expense of the insurer to review the actuarial opinion filed under sub. (1) and the basis for the opinion or to review or to prepare or create the actuarial opinion, actuarial report or supporting work papers.
(b)
1. The office of the commissioner of insurance under subs. (2) and (3) requires filing of documents, materials or other information pursuant to s. 601.42, Stats. Documents, materials or other information in the possession or control of the office of the commissioner of insurance that are considered an actuarial report, supporting work papers or actuarial opinion summary provided in support of the actuarial opinion, and any other material provided by the insurer to the office of the commissioner of insurance in connection with the actuarial report, supporting work papers or actuarial opinion summary, are subject to s. 601.465, Stats. The office of the commissioner of insurance, under s. 601.465, Stats., may refuse to disclose and prevent any person from disclosing, the documents, material or other information in response to a request for production, deposition, subpoena, or otherwise.
2. Subdivision 1. may not be construed to limit the commissioner's authority to release the documents, material or other information, including to an actuarial board for counseling and discipline, nor may this section be construed to limit the commissioner's authority to use the documents, materials or other information in furtherance of any regulatory or legal action brought as part of the commissioner's official duties.
3. Nothing in this section restricts the commissioner from doing any of the following:
a. Sharing the documents, materials or other information subject to subd. 1. with state, local, federal and international regulatory agencies, with the national association of insurance commissioners and its affiliates and subsidiaries, or with state, local, federal and international law enforcement authorities.
b. Receiving documents, materials or information, from the national association of insurance commissioners and its affiliates and subsidiaries, or from state, local, federal and international regulatory agencies or law enforcement, and treating those documents, materials and information as confidential as permitted under s. 601.465, Stats.
(5) This section may be enforced under ss. 601.41, 601.64, 601.65, Stats., or ch. 645, Stats., or any other enforcement provision of chs. 600 to 646, Stats.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 50.30
Cr. Register, July, 1993, No. 451, eff. 8-1-93; CR 05-066: rn. to be (1) and am., cr. (2) to (5) Register January 2006 No. 601, eff. 2-1-06.

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