Section 27-27-3

Power of domestic insurers to indemnify directors, etc.

Without limiting the powers and authorities of domestic insurers, as provided in Section 27-27-61, a domestic insurer shall have the power and is hereby authorized to indemnify any director, officer, or employee, or former director, officer, or employee of the corporation, or any person who may have served at its request as a director or officer of another corporation in which it owns shares of capital stock or of which it is a creditor against expenses actually and reasonably incurred by him in connection with the defense of any action or proceeding, civil or criminal, in which he is made a party by reason of being, or having been, such director or officer, except in relation to matters as to which he shall be adjudged in such action or proceeding to be liable for negligence or misconduct in the performance of duty to the corporation and to make any other indemnification that shall be authorized by the articles of incorporation or by any bylaw or resolution adopted by the shareholders after notice or as may be authorized under any other statute of this state dealing with the right of a corporation to indemnify officers, directors, and employees or to purchase insurance for such indemnification.

(Acts 1971, No. 407, p. 707, §499.)