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DUAEs offer a captive performance guarantee

Global13-04-2021

Delegated underwriting authority enterprises that are willing to eat their own cooking by taking risk in a captive are likely to perform better over time, according to Greg Lang of the Reinsurance and Insurance Network.

How to look not like an insurance company

North America30-03-2021

Richard Colombik and Jeremy Colombik, of Richard M. Colombik & Associates and MSI, respectively, examine the verdict of the Caylor Land and Development v Commissioner case and explain why the court ruled as it did.  

Tennessee: providing certainty in uncertain times

North America15-03-2021

Captive International caught up with Belinda Fortman, director of the captive insurance section at the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, to ask what is special about Tennessee, which has referred to its captive offering as “the gold standard of the south”.

Tax considerations for captives owners in foreign jurisdictions

Bermuda, Cayman and Caribbean, North America09-03-2021

When starting a captive insurance company in a foreign jurisdiction such as the Cayman Islands or Bermuda, many prospective captive owners may be excited about the potential tax benefits. However, these tax benefits should never be a primary reason to form a captive, says Daniel Greaves of Grant Thornton.

Captives in Europe: playing catch-up

Europe03-03-2021Captive

The hardening of the market happened more quickly in the US than it did in Europe, says Aon’s Vince Barrett. Now, with the impact being felt very keenly by European businesses, Europe can expect to see a significant increase in its captives population. Captive International reports.

Playing the odds: Bull vs Bear markets

North America09-02-2021

Oppenheimer’s Jack Meskunas examines the history of Bear and Bull markets in the US and explains why, over the long term, it has historically paid to be bullish as an investor.

Liability insurance can raise policing standards, says captive

North America18-01-2021

Prymus Insurance has developed a liability insurance product specifically for police officers that, it claims, can raise policing standards by rewarding good behaviour with lower premiums, while pricing out those who are repeatedly fined for poor behaviour. Captive International reports.

Tracking and analysing loss development for captives

Global12-01-2021

There is a considerable amount of confusion about loss development factors and how they work. Enoch Starnes and Michelle Bradley of SIGMA Actuarial Consulting demystify loss development and explain why this knowledge is crucial for employees and board members of captives.

Preparing for the unique investment challenges of 2021

Global11-01-2021

The most interesting, and potentially threatening, changes to the investment market outlook for insurance companies have to do with asset class behaviour. This will have important implications for captive insurance strategic asset allocation, says Carl Terzer of CapVisor Associates.

The captives year in review

Cayman Islands, North America, United States21-12-2020Captive

To state the obvious, 2020 has been like no other year. However, the captive insurance world has not only survived, it has thrived under a myriad of strange circumstances, says Gary Osborne of Risk Partners.

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