CA Ins Code Section 12389.1

Before granting a license or a reissued license to act as an underwritten title company to any applicant, the commissioner shall consider the qualifications of the applicant in respect to the following subjects: (a) minimum net worth and working capital; (b) reasonableness of its plan of operation; (c) lawfulness and quality of investments; (d) financial stability; (e) competency, character, and integrity of management; (f) ownership and control of issued and outstanding shares; (g) fairness and honesty of methods of doing business; (h) method by which the applicant was promoted if any of its promoters remain as stockholders or in management; and (i) hazard to the public. Upon consideration of all relevant qualifications, the commissioner shall issue or reissue a license to act as an underwritten title company to the applicant, unless the commissioner shall have made a finding, or findings, that the applicant is materially deficient in respect to one or more of the items outlined herein.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 12389.1’s source at ca​.gov