Effective January 24, 2016, Maine amended Bureau of Insurance Rule 740, Credit for Reinsurance, in order to implement the newly adopted provision of the Maine Credit-for-Reinsurance Act that allows reduced collateral for reinsurance ceded to “certified” reinsurers. The amendments make other “necessary revisions that have been identified since the Rule’s 1993 adoption in order to address various technical issues and to reflect changes to the controlling Maine law and National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) accreditation standards.” The amended Rule 740 is attached here, along with a redline of the changes, and the Summary of Comments and Statement of Basis of Adopted Amendments.