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How captive insurance can offset risk and the impacts of litigation in economic downturns

United States26-09-2022Captive

Randy Sadler of CIC Services explains how during economic downturns, instances of litigation have been shown to rise and how captive insurance can protect companies in such uncertain times.

Silent evidence in the captive insurance landscape

North America06-01-2022Captive

‘Silent’ evidence is information we don’t have access to due to the type of data being collected or our own inability to recognise that it exists, and it needs to be taken into account when considering risk placement for a captive, says Enoch Starnes of SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group.

‘23 and me (and you and the Fed)

Global09-12-2021

Given the Democrats’ control of the house, senate, and executive it seems unlikely we will see a rate increase in 2022, says Jack Meskunas of Oppenheimer.

Identifying collateral concerns for captives

North America07-10-2021Captive

By approaching the issue with research and understanding, you stand a much better chance of coming out of collateral discussions and negotiations in a positive manner, say Enoch Starnes and L. Michelle Bradley of SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group.

Inflation up, rates down?

North America22-07-2021

Market conditions have been extremely unusual in 2021, with stock prices climbing at the same time as bond yields fell. A number of very specific factors have caused this uncoupling, as the Fed bets on growth trumping inflation, says Jack Meskunas of Oppenheimer & Co.

Dubai’s captives offering comes of age

EMEA19-07-2021Captive

From the UAE to Saudi Arabia, interest in using captives to write a variety of risks—including property, casualty, and financial and professional lines—is increasing across the Persian Gulf, says Marsh’s Ronny Vellekoop.

Fronting, done differently

North America09-07-2021

Concert is a new fronting company that aims to serve captives and programmes that are being underserved by traditional players, and provide a high quality service. Captive International caught up with its CEO and one of its founders to find out more.

A new cannabis group captive

North America08-07-2021Captive

CLIC, a cannabis risk retention group that launched in 2020, demonstrates Nevada’s flexibility and will offer a lifeline to businesses that are being effectively shut out of the financial system. Insurance consultant Hugh Rosenbaum spoke to its founder.

Evaluating captive retention structures in a hard market

North America07-07-2021

Companies tend to think about their optimal risk retention levels very infrequently. Paying more regular attention to this question could reap significant rewards, and companies that have a captive have a significant advantage, say Enoch Starnes and Michelle Bradley of SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group.

Using group captives to control total healthcare spend

North America16-06-2021

Driven by continually rising healthcare costs, smaller and mid-sized companies are increasingly looking to leverage the benefits of self-funded plans using captives, says Joseph Parrilli of Captive Resources.

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