California Financial Code
Sec. § 51007


(a)

A person who engages in business as an exchange facilitator shall at all times comply with either of the following:

(1)

Maintain a policy of errors and omissions insurance in an amount not less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), executed by an insurer authorized to do business in this state or an eligible surplus line insurer pursuant to Section 1765.1 of the Insurance Code.

(2)

Deposit an amount of cash or securities or irrevocable letters of credit in an amount not less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) in an interest-bearing deposit account or a money market account with the financial institution of the persons choice. Interest on that amount shall accrue to the exchange facilitator.

(b)

A person who engages in business as an exchange facilitator may maintain insurance or deposit an amount of cash or securities or irrevocable letters of credit in excess of the minimum required amounts.

(c)

If the person engaging in business as an exchange facilitator is listed as a named insured on an errors and omissions policy of at least two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), the requirements of this section shall be deemed satisfied.
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