How the US government will use captives to tackle the crisis in social care
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
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
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]
An interview with Hafi Ali, market director at Barclays.
A unique approach
Internal audit in the captive insurance sector
The aim of an internal audit is to provide independent assurance that a captive is operating effectively. Philip Alexander of RSM Cayman explains the principles.
Value in uncertain times
COVID-19 provides a remarkable opportunity to elevate the value of owning a captive, says Dan Towle of the CICA.
Service, responsiveness, and value
Wilmington Trust is one of the few banks that has a dedicated group handling only insurance-related collateral requirements, says Robert Quinn.
Employee benefits are top of the corporate agenda, and captives may help
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.