Panama: Take Over of Reinsurer

The Superintendency of Insurance announced the intervention for 180 days into operations of the reinsurer Casualty Re, for breaching rules on capital adequacy.

Friday, August 25, 2017

From a statement issued by the Superintendent of Insurance:

The Board of Directors of the Superintendency of Insurance and Reinsurance of Panama has ordered, through Resolution JD-032 of August 16, 2017, intervention into the reinsurer CASUALTY RE, S.A., for incurring in the cause established in numbers 3 and 5 of article 47 of Law 63 of September 19, 1996 "By which reinsurance operations and the companies dedicated to this activity are regulated". 

"Article 47. The Commission, by reasoned decision, may intervene in the business of a company taking possession of its assets and assuming its administration in the terms determined by the Commission itself, in any of the following cases: ... If it reduces the paid-in capital; 5. If the assets of the company are not sufficient to fully satisfy its liabilities; ... " . 

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