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Identifying collateral concerns for captives

North America07-10-2021Captive

By approaching the issue with research and understanding, you stand a much better chance of coming out of collateral discussions and negotiations in a positive manner, say Enoch Starnes and L. Michelle Bradley of SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group.

Challenging insurance market ignites increased interest in protected cell companies

Global27-09-2021Captive

In cell companies the time commitment and associated expenses are greatly reduced, allowing companies to test the waters in the captive insurance environment, says Robert Geraghty of Marsh Captive Solutions.

The growth of US captive insurance domiciles

North America26-08-2021Captive

An increasing number of US jurisdictions are either creating captives legislation or overhauling current laws to stay up to date with trends and become relevant, Adam Miholic of Hylant Global Captive Solutions explains.

The sexiest man in captives, and other trivia

North America11-08-2021

As the captive insurance world returns to normal, many of us look forward to meeting again in person, over a well poured pint or a good meal to discuss business and banter about life and this wonderful business we work in.

Inflation up, rates down?

North America22-07-2021

Market conditions have been extremely unusual in 2021, with stock prices climbing at the same time as bond yields fell. A number of very specific factors have caused this uncoupling, as the Fed bets on growth trumping inflation, says Jack Meskunas of Oppenheimer & Co.

Dubai’s captives offering comes of age

EMEA19-07-2021Captive

From the UAE to Saudi Arabia, interest in using captives to write a variety of risks—including property, casualty, and financial and professional lines—is increasing across the Persian Gulf, says Marsh’s Ronny Vellekoop.

Fronting, done differently

North America09-07-2021

Concert is a new fronting company that aims to serve captives and programmes that are being underserved by traditional players, and provide a high quality service. Captive International caught up with its CEO and one of its founders to find out more.

A new cannabis group captive

North America08-07-2021Captive

CLIC, a cannabis risk retention group that launched in 2020, demonstrates Nevada’s flexibility and will offer a lifeline to businesses that are being effectively shut out of the financial system. Insurance consultant Hugh Rosenbaum spoke to its founder.

Evaluating captive retention structures in a hard market

North America07-07-2021

Companies tend to think about their optimal risk retention levels very infrequently. Paying more regular attention to this question could reap significant rewards, and companies that have a captive have a significant advantage, say Enoch Starnes and Michelle Bradley of SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group.

Using group captives to control total healthcare spend

North America16-06-2021

Driven by continually rising healthcare costs, smaller and mid-sized companies are increasingly looking to leverage the benefits of self-funded plans using captives, says Joseph Parrilli of Captive Resources.

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