58-33A-16.3. Considerations for annuity replacement or exchange.

In the case of an exchange or replacement of an annuity, the producer shall consider the whole transaction, which include taking into consideration whether:

(1)    The consumer will incur a surrender charge, be subject to the commencement of a new surrender period, lose existing benefits, such as death, living, or other contractual benefits, or be subject to increased fees, investment advisory fees, or charges for riders and similar product enhancements;

(2)    The replacing product would substantially benefit the consumer in comparison to the replaced product over the life of the product; and

(3)    The consumer has had another annuity exchange or replacement and, in particular, an exchange or replacement within the preceding sixty months.

Source: SL 2022, ch 186, § 9, eff. Jan. 1, 2023.