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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 27 : Property

Chapter 018 : Unclaimed Property

Subchapter 014 : Confidentiality and Security of Information

(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 1618)
  • § 1618. Indemnification for breach

    (a) If a claim is made or action commenced arising out of an event described in subsection 1617(a) of this title relating to confidential information possessed by the Administrator’s agent, the Administrator’s agent shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless a holder and the holder’s affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents as to:

    (1) any claim or action; and

    (2) a liability, obligation, loss, damage, cost, fee, penalty, fine, settlement, charge, or other expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, established by the claim or action.

    (b) The Administrator shall require an Administrator’s agent that will receive confidential information required under this chapter to maintain adequate insurance for indemnification obligations of the Administrator’s agent under subsection (a) of this section. The agent required to maintain the insurance shall provide evidence of the insurance to:

    (1) the Administrator not less frequently than annually; and

    (2) the holder on commencement of an examination and annually thereafter until all confidential information is returned or destroyed under subsection 1406(e) of this title. (Added 2019, No. 93 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2021.)