A. Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, an insurer shall not be required to file with, or to receive approval from, the Commission for policy forms and rates used in the insurance of large commercial risks.
1. Has a risk manager to negotiate insurance coverage. A risk manager means (i) an employee of the large commercial risk or (ii) a third party consultant retained by the large commercial risk, who provides skilled services in loss prevention, loss reduction, or risk and insurance coverage analysis, and the purchase of insurance, and who possesses at least one of the following credentials:
f. At least five years of experience in one or more of the following areas of commercial property and casualty insurance: (i) risk financing, (ii) claims administration, (iii) loss prevention, or (iv) risk and insurance coverage analysis; and
D. An insurer providing a policy to a large commercial risk must obtain annual, written certification signed by the risk manager and an officer of the corporation from the large commercial risk certifying that the large commercial risk (i) employs the necessary qualified risk manager and stating the basis for the risk manager’s qualifications; (ii) meets two of the other criteria set forth in subdivision C 2 of this section; (iii) is aware that the policy being purchased is not subject to initial state regulatory review or approval of rates and forms; (iv) has the necessary expertise to negotiate its own policy language and rates; and (v) agrees to the use of the exempted rates and forms by its insurer or insurers.
2000, c. 548; 2002, c. 437; 2005, c. 251; 2009, c. 644; 2011, cc. 618, 636.