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A Howey Test for insurance


Greg Lang of the Reinsurance and Insurance Network takes a look at whether cryptocurrencies will pass the latest legal hurdles in their path.

Captive governance and the insurance manager


Captive boards need to be confident that their responsibilities are being properly fulfilled by way of controlled delegation to their insurance managers, says Peter Child of Strategic Risk Solutions.

Tracking estimated required reserve changes for captives


One of the most efficient ways of reviewing the impact of a captive’s losses is through an actuarial exhibit referred to as a ‘reconciliation of required reserves’, say Enoch Starnes and L. Michelle Bradley of Sigma Actuarial Consulting Group.

How the US government will use captives to tackle the crisis in social care

North America24-03-2021Health

The baby boomers are reaching retirement age, but for many, what should be their golden years are proving to be anything but. With many institutions offering substandard care, and insurers abandoning the senior care market, captives can step up and save the day, says Michael Maglaras of Michael Maglaras & Company.

Leveraging a captive for ERM efficiency

North America23-03-2021

Enterprise risk management is how businesses overcome the human limitations of their management teams when it comes to thinking about the future. Too many businesses treat it as a box-ticking exercise, but a captive can make such a programme more effective, says Randall Davis of Delphi Risk Management.

CaptiV, the data ecosystem helping small companies manage rising medical costs

North America22-03-2021Health

CaptiV is the next generation of medical stop loss group captives, using advanced data analytics and a more customer-centric approach to help smaller businesses manage their spiralling healthcare costs. With COVID-19 creating a huge backlog of treatments, CaptiV’s creator says there has never been a better time to join such a captive.

Why many corporates are turning to cell captives as an alternative to traditional single parent solutions: Barclays [video]

Global11-03-2021Incorporated Cell Companies

An interview with Hafi Ali, market director at Barclays.

Employee benefits are top of the corporate agenda, and captives may help

Global07-01-2021Employee Benefits

Companies are increasingly competing not only on salaries but also on employee benefits. The challenge is to offer best-in-class benefits without causing costs to escalate out of control. The way to achieve this could be to offer benefits through a captive. Captive International reports on the approach of MAXIS GBN.

Seeking risk management equilibrium in a VUCA world


Organisations should be using their captives to manage emerging risks in a world that is increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, says Michael Zuckerman of the Temple University Fox School of Business.

The global response to crisis: Groundhog Day or engineering for change?


After a major crisis such as COVID-19 or Hurricane Katrina there are always assurances that lessons have been learned. This time the insurance industry really needs to change, says Greg Lang of the Reinsurance and Insurance Network.

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