Ins. Code Section 443.401
Ancillary Conservation of Foreign Insurers
(a)The commissioner may initiate an action against a foreign insurer pursuant to Section 443.051 on any of the grounds stated in that section or on the basis that:
(1)any of the foreign insurer’s property has been sequestered, garnished, or seized by official action in its domiciliary state or in any other state;
(2)the foreign insurer’s certificate of authority to do business in this state has been revoked or was never issued and there are residents of this state with unpaid claims or in-force policies; or
(3)initiation of the action is necessary to enforce a stay under Section 462.309, 463.404, or 2602.259.
(b)If a domiciliary receiver has been appointed, the commissioner may initiate an action against a foreign insurer under Subsection (a)(1) or (a)(2) only with the consent of the domiciliary receiver.
(c)An order entered pursuant to this section must appoint the commissioner as conservator. The conservator’s title to assets must be limited to the insurer’s property and records located in this state.
(d)Notwithstanding Section 443.201(c), the conservator shall hold and conserve the assets located in this state until the commissioner in the insurer’s domiciliary state is appointed its receiver or until an order terminating conservation is entered under Subsection (g). Once a domiciliary receiver is appointed, the conservator shall turn over to the domiciliary receiver all property subject to an order under this section.
(e)The conservator may liquidate property of the insurer as necessary to cover the costs incurred in the initiation or administration of a proceeding under this section.
(f)The court in which an action under this section is pending may issue a finding of insolvency or an ancillary liquidation order. The court may enter an ancillary liquidation order only for the limited purposes of:
(1)liquidating assets in this state to pay costs under Subsection (e); or
(2)activating relevant laws applicable to guaranty associations to pay valid claims that are not being paid by the insurer.
(g)The conservator may at any time petition the receivership court for an order terminating an order entered under this section.
Section 443.401 — Ancillary Conservation of Foreign Insurers,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.443.htm#443.401 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).