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A good outlook for future relationships

Guernsey12-11-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Industry executives speaking at the Guernsey Insurance Forum remain optimistic for the future of the domicile and its relationship with the UK and the rest of Europe. Captive International reports.

Captives and economic substance: too many shades of grey

Global12-11-2018Owen Faulkner

Various captive insurance domiciles currently on the EU’s ‘grey list’ have been asked to address concerns relating to economic substance lest they get put on the blacklist. But what exactly does that mean? Captive International has the details.

Premium financing for pure captives

North America12-11-2018CaptiveDan Duncan

Premium financing has been gaining traction in the pure captives space—but what are the benefits? Dan Duncan of MW Premium Finance Corp has the details.

Market rate? What market rate?

North America05-11-2018Hugh Rosenbaum

Hugh Rosenbaum is sceptical about the insistence on “market rates” by critics of captives and it’s beginning to sound to him like another commercial insurance anti-captive argument.

MAC: the lessons learned

North America05-11-2018Matthew Queen

Moody’s ratings agency has faced allegations from a former employee around the accounting practices of its captive, Moody’s Assurance Company. Matthew Queen of Venture Captive Management looks at the wider implications.

Surrendered licences, 953(d) and beyond

Bermuda08-10-2018Gary Harris

US tax reform, natural catastrophes and new technologies are all shifting insurance market conditions, which is having an impact on captives in Bermuda, explains Gary Harris of Appleby.

BEPS and Brexit driving change in Europe

Europe, UK08-10-2018Alexandra Gedge

Against a backdrop of legislative pressures, Brexit and BEPS, many companies in Europe are reconsidering why they need a captive, as Alexandra Gedge of JLT Insurance Management explains.

Slow steps pay off for Guernsey

China01-10-2018Dominic Wheatley

Guernsey’s longstanding business ties with China are starting to generate captive insurance business from the country, says Dominic Wheatley of Guernsey Finance

Group employee benefit captives: all grown up

North America01-10-2018Wendy Dine

With the right resources, accountability and proactive management, group employee benefit captives can save employers money, reduce claim costs and bend the medical trend curve, says Wendy Dine of Strategic Risk Solutions.

Blockchain: the revolution of the claims process

Europe24-09-2018CaptiveTatjana Winter

For products that are difficult or even impossible to insure, the combination of the blockchain with parametric triggers seems to reveal possibilities which previously could only be dreamed about, says Tatjana Winter of the BlockART Institute.

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