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Bermuda's captive insurance industry: a vote of confidence from the top

Bermuda21-05-2018Captive

Ahead of the Bermuda Captive Conference in June, one of the captives industry’s best-attended events globally, Captive International sought the views of Jeremy Cox of the Bermuda Monetary Authority and Premier David Burt to assess how they characterise the Island’s enduring appeal for captives.

Premium payments and captives: the benefits of cryptocurrency

Europe21-05-2018CaptiveTatjana Winter

With the interdependency between cryptocurrency and blockchain technology established, Tatjana Winter, head of research at BlockART Institute, examines the added value of cryptocurrencies and why these concepts are more than just a speculative bubble.

Captives’ cryptic future with cryptocurrencies

Bermuda, North America14-05-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Cryptocurrencies, their benefits, uses—and dangers—represent a polarising issue but the captive sector has good reason to keep a close watch on their development. Captive International investigates.

The benefits of blockchain for captive insurers

Bermuda08-05-2018CaptiveGavin Woods and Josephine Noddings

The insurtech revolution has worked its way into the captive insurance sector, but as with any emerging technology, every opportunity is not without some challenge, as Gavin Woods, counsel, and Josephine Noddings, associate, at Appleby’s Bermuda office explain.

Bermuda’s growing captive frontiers: LatAm and Canada

Bermuda30-04-2018Captive

Initiatives led by the Bermuda Business Development Agency and taking a ‘Team Bermuda’ approach are proving successful in generating growth from the Latin American and Canadian markets, business development manager Jereme Ramsay tells Captive International.

Captive insurance and farming: risks in agribusiness

North America23-04-2018Captive, LegislationJohn Talley

Agribusiness encompasses a large number of operations, each with common and distinct risks that may be suitable for a captive insurance company, explains John Talley of the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration.

The future of premium payments and captives part 1: understanding cryptocurrency

Europe23-04-2018Captive

Tatjana Winter, head of research at BlockART Institute, explores cryptocurrencies and how they are connected to blockchain technology.

Tax reform: the fallout for captives

North America16-04-2018Captive, LegislationNiki Garceau and Daniel Kusaila

When US Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the captive insurance industry was left wondering how the changes would affect captive programmes. Niki Garceau and Daniel Kusaila of Crowe Horwath explore the impact of the new legislation.

Solving problems and herding cats: a struggling risk retention group

North America16-04-2018Captive, Risk Retention Groups (RRGs)Stephanie Mocatta

A risk retention group in Montana formed when commercial rates were high started to lose members as the market softened around 20 years later. Stephanie Mocatta, CEO of SOBC Sandell, shares her experience acquiring this distressed entity.

Asset allocation for captive insurers: a multi-asset perspective

Bermuda03-04-2018Captive, Structured risk solutionsAndries Hoekema

Multi-asset strategies can provide an attractive investment approach for captive insurance companies, as Andries Hoekema, global head of insurance segment, HSBC Global Asset Management, explains.

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