An educational offering
Mitch Cantor of the International Center for Captive Insurance Education tells the story of how the education institution came to be and its offering to the captive insurance industry.
Building an innovative environment
SIGMA continues to focus on educational resources in the captive insurance space: Al Rhodes.
Close the talent gap by telling the captive story
Difficulties in telling the compelling story of insurance have led to an industry facing a talent shortage. Grace Grant of Gamma Iota Sigma explains how firms can change this perception and attract future talent to the industry.
Welcome to the wonderful world of captives
Phillip Giles of MSL Captive Solutions outlines his career path in an industry that has something for everyone, and provides advice for young professionals looking to find their feet in the captive insurance sector.
The regulator’s role
The ability of a state regulator to meet its responsibilities hinges on its ability to maintain a full staff. Opportunities abound for professionals seeking to work with regulators, says Debbie Walker of the North Carolina Department of Insurance.
The best career path you’ve probably never heard of
Captive insurance is a sector few have heard of, but the benefits of working in this great industry and living in the beautiful state of Vermont are vast.
The power of parametrics
The interests of the insurer and the customer are sometimes misaligned, but parametric triggers can resolve this problem, say Mark Roelands of Roelands GRC Consulting and Marcus Schmalbach of Ryskex.
Maintaining a healthy captive
Companies have been leaning more heavily on their captives, not just as providers of insurance coverage, but as sources of cash when few others were available.
A plague on 831(b)s
The IRS insists that microcaptives are havens for tax evaders, but advocates of the structure say they provide the perfect vehicles for providing pandemic coverage.
Inflation risk: is it here to stay?
Inflation risk is very concerning to captive managers and risk managers. Jesse Sommer and Margaret McGuire of Guy Carpenter investigate.