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Written authorization required between a reinsurance intermediary-broker and an insurerMinimum provisions.

Brokers transactions between a reinsurance intermediary-broker and the insurer it represents in such capacity may be entered into only under a written authorization, specifying the responsibilities of each party. The authorization must, at a minimum, provide that:
(1) The insurer may terminate the reinsurance intermediary-broker's authority at any time.
(2) The reinsurance intermediary-broker shall render accounts to the insurer accurately detailing all material transactions, including information necessary to support all commissions, charges, and other fees received by, or owing, to the reinsurance intermediary-broker, and remit all funds due to the insurer within thirty days of receipt.
(3) All funds collected for the insurer's account must be held by the reinsurance intermediary-broker in a fiduciary capacity in a bank that is a qualified United States financial institution as defined in this chapter.
(4) The reinsurance intermediary-broker will comply with RCW 48.94.020.
(5) The reinsurance intermediary-broker will comply with the written standards established by the insurer for the cession or retrocession of all risks.
(6) The reinsurance intermediary-broker will disclose to the insurer any relationship with any reinsurer to which business will be ceded or retroceded.
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