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2018 legislative session.

Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 063 : CONSUMER PROTECTION

Subchapter 005 : TRANSFERS OF STRUCTURED SETTLEMENTS

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 2480cc)
  • § 2480cc. Required disclosures to payee

    Not less than 10 days prior to the date on which a payee signs a transfer agreement, the transferee shall provide to the payee a separate disclosure statement in bold type in a size no smaller than 14 points setting forth:

    (1) the amounts and due dates of the structured settlement payments to be transferred;

    (2) the aggregate amount of such payments;

    (3) the discounted present value of the payments to be transferred, which shall be identified as the "calculation of current value of the transferred structured settlement payments under federal standards for valuing annuities," and the amount of the applicable federal rate used in calculating such discounted present value;

    (4) the gross advance amount and the annual discount rate, compounded monthly, used to determine such figure;

    (5) an itemized listing of all applicable transfer expenses, other than attorney's fees and related disbursements payable by the payee in connection with the transferee's application for approval of the transfer, and the transferee's best estimate of the amount of any such fees and disbursements;

    (6) the net advance amount;

    (7) the amount of any penalties or liquidated damages payable by the payee in the event of any breach of the transfer agreement by the payee, as well as a description of any other financial penalties the payee might incur with the transferee as a result of such a breach; and

    (8) a statement that the payee has the right to cancel the transfer agreement, without penalty or further obligation, at any time before the date on which a court enters a final order approving the transfer agreement. (Added 2011, No. 168 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)