Captive managers and promoters including Gallagher and Artex have come under fire for allegedly conspiring to sell and manage illegal tax shelter captive insurance strategies. Matthew Queen, general counsel & chief compliance officer at Venture Captive Management, provides some insight into the lawsuit.
Delaware has introduced a ‘speed to market’ approach to setting up captives with the introduction of its conditional licensing programme. Captive International spoke with Steve Kinion about this new legislation and other developments.
Melvin Findlay, a specialist with AXA XL’s Captives and Global Programs team based in London, shares his perspective on the opportunities the captive insurance industry offers to young people.
From high profile court cases to new regulations and M&A, 2018 has been an eventful year for the captive insurance industry—and 2019 could bring further changes. Nate Reznicek, director of operations at CIC Services, shares his views.
Against a backdrop of high-profile failures and closures of benefit schemes, captives have become an attractive alternative over the last few years, explains David Riley, risk consultant, and Frank Oldham, strategic consultant, at Robus Group.
The Cayman Islands has been placed on the EU’s ‘grey list’ of cooperative jurisdictions—but what does this mean for the domicile, and by extension the captive insurance sector? Cayman Captive reports.
Many group captive programmes have experienced growth—especially in the Cayman Islands. Cayman Captive takes a snapshot of this growing sector.
Many captives remain fixated with investing in fixed income products, but that should not mean a lack of financial flexibility, says Stephen Price of RBC Dominion Securities.
Cayman is continuing to establish itself as the leading jurisdiction on healthcare, but there are other growth areas to watch. Cayman Captive investigates.
Healthcare captives continue to show positive growth in Cayman, but outsourcing functions from these entities must be done with due care, says Philip Alexander of RSM.