628.530 Effects of redomestication.—The certificate of authority, agents appointments and licenses, rates, and other items which the office or department allows, in its discretion, which are in existence at the time any insurer licensed to transact the business of insurance in this state transfers its corporate domicile to this or any other state by merger, consolidation, merger pursuant to s. 607.1107(5), or any other lawful method shall continue in full force and effect upon such transfer if such insurer remains duly qualified to transact the business of insurance in this state. All outstanding policies of any transferring insurer shall remain in full force and effect and need not be endorsed as to the new name of the company or its new location unless so ordered by the office. Every transferring insurer shall file new policy forms with the office on or before the effective date of the transfer, but may use existing policy forms with appropriate endorsements if allowed by, and under such conditions as are approved by, the office. However, every such transferring insurer shall notify the office of the details of the proposed transfer and shall file promptly any resulting amendments to corporate documents filed or required to be filed with the office.
History.—s. 7, ch. 85-214; s. 1, ch. 86-286; s. 180, ch. 90-179; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 1292, ch. 2003-261.