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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 76
Preventing unfair use of information insurer to recover profit by suit.
F.S. 625.76
625.76 Preventing unfair use of information; insurer to recover profit by suit.
(1) Any profit realized by a person required to report pursuant to s. 625.75 from any purchase and sale, or sale and purchase, within a period of less than 6 months, of any equity security of an insurer named in such report shall inure to and be recoverable by the insurer, unless such security was acquired in good faith in connection with a debt contracted prior to the establishment of the relationship to the insurer reported under s. 625.75.
(2) Suit to recover such profit may be instituted at law or in equity in any court of competent jurisdiction by the insurer, or by the owner of any security of the insurer in the name and in behalf of the insurer if the insurer fails or refuses to bring such suit within 60 days after request or fails diligently to prosecute the same thereafter.
(3) This section shall not be construed to cover any transaction by a person who was not required both at the time of purchase and of sale to comply with s. 625.75.
History.s. 1, ch. 65-18; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 136, 143, 809(1st), ch. 82-243; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429.