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DROPDOWN Definition & Legal Meaning

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A clause in a REINSURANCE contract that requires the REINSURER to provide coverage to an underlying INSURED if the INSURER cannot fulfill its obligations under the policy CEDED. A dropdown is most common in a FACULTATIVE REINSURANCE agreement where individual policies are analyzed and accepted.


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