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Captives outperform the market


AM Best details how, despite the soft cycle, captive insurance entities have outperformed the commercial sector across a host of parameters.

A reform agenda

30-11-2011Cayman Captive

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.

FATCA: towards transparency

30-11-2011Jonathan Treadway

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.

Analytics and the art of risk differentiation

30-11-2011Mike Chmielowiec and Barry Fogel

PointRight explains how strong data analytics can help captive managers build a profitable healthcare captive, even in a soft market.

The US industry: holding its breath

30-11-2011Dennis Harwick

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.

Accelerating growth

30-11-2010US Captive

The US captive sector has had a strong year, as the engine of captive growth finds another gear.

Five questions: unpacking your feasibility study


An examination of the challenges faced and those questions that need to be addressed in a captive feasibility study.

A tempest in a teacup?


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.

Captive evolution

EMEA30-11-2010RatingsYvette Essen

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.

Tax savings: the icing on the cake, not the cake itself

EMEA30-11-2010Praveen Sharma

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.

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