Rehabilitation, Liquidation and Conservation of Insurers

ORS 734.220
Powers of director as receiver


Upon taking possession of the property and business of any person in any proceeding under this chapter, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall, subject to the direction of the court, immediately proceed to conduct the business of the insurer or to take such steps as are authorized by the laws of this state for the purpose of rehabilitating, liquidating or conserving the insurer.


Upon taking such possession of the property and business of any person, the director as receiver shall:


Be vested with the insurer’s title and interest in and to all assets and property of every kind, both tangible and intangible, except that ancillary receivers in reciprocal states shall have, as to assets located in their respective states, the rights and powers which are prescribed in this chapter for ancillary receivers appointed in this state as to assets located in this state;


Possess, in the name of the insurer or in the name of the director, all rights, privileges, powers and authority granted to insurers in this state or otherwise possessed by insurers generally, without regard to any limitations thereon prescribed in the articles or bylaws of such insurer; and


Perform and do all acts which the director may deem necessary, advisable or expedient for the accomplishment or in aid of the purpose for which such possession was taken. [1967 c.359 §276]
Chapter 734

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State is not liable for losses incurred by Oregon Medical Insurance Pool and pools' policy holders bear ultimate risk of pools' insolvency, in that there would be no source of funds to pay benefits under their policies, (1989) Vol 46, p 155


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