AM Best details how, despite the soft cycle, captive insurance entities have outperformed the commercial sector across a host of parameters.
Significant health care reform is afoot in the US under the guise of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Developments are likely to have significant implications for Cayman and international captives.
Washington’s introduction of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is creating additional concerns for offshore entities. Here, the implications of greater tax cooperation and transparency are explored.
PointRight explains how strong data analytics can help captive managers build a profitable healthcare captive, even in a soft market.
A host of issues confront the captive industry, but clarity on how exactly they will play out continues to elude participants. In the meantime, the industry is taking a wait-and-see approach to its future progress.
The US captive sector has had a strong year, as the engine of captive growth finds another gear.
An examination of the challenges faced and those questions that need to be addressed in a captive feasibility study.
With Solvency II imminent, US captives are watching Europe’s new regulatory regime with interest. Some believe its implications will be significant. Some are convinced otherwise. US Captive addresses both sides.
Yvette Essen provides an overview of the captive market, and indicates that there is cause for both opportunity and caution, with regulatory developments likely to have a significant impact on the sector.
Praveen Sharma examines tax considerations for captives and explains why any potential saving should be regarded as an additional benefit to the parent and not an end in itself.