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