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Captive insurers face challenges in change

North America01-04-2018Captive

Emerging risks, new tax laws, and new structures are all reshaping the captive landscape. Captive International reported live from the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) 2018 International Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, to explore some of these changes.

A comprehensive solution to cyber

Bermuda12-03-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Cyber risk is evolving but so are the risk transfer solutions available, Anup Seth, managing director of Aon Insurance Managers (Bermuda), tells Captive International.

The continuing evolution of captive insurance


International financial centres such as Barbados must develop a niche strategy within the limitations of a new world order requiring more onerous governance and regulation, as Ricardo Knight & Kirk Cyrus of JLT Barbados explain.

Key trends in the use of employee benefits captives

UK28-02-2018Captive, Employee Benefits

There is an increasing appetite from multinationals to explore the benefits that captives bring when reinsuring employee benefits programmes, says Matthias Helmbold, head technical & services, MAXIS Global Benefits Network.

Captives as a profit centre part 3: a platform solution based on blockchain technology


Innovative risk transfer will influence the future of the captive insurer as a business model, as Marcus Schmalbach of BlockART Institute explains.

Recent court cases have not weakened interest in 831(b)s

North America22-02-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Negative press and adverse decisions in court cases have not dampened interest in 831(b) captives—if anything more mid-size companies are taking notice, Ellen Charnley, president of Marsh Captive Solutions, tells Captive International.

US tax reforms not expected to slow take-up in captives

North America22-02-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Captive owners should seek the advice from their tax counsel on the implication of the new legislation, Elizabeth Steinman, managing director at Aon Risk Finance & Captive Consulting, tells Captive International.

Captives meet the final frontier

Global13-02-2018Captive, Risk management

Given the many unknowns regarding liability for space tourism, captive insurance should be a tool for all space tourism providers, says Matthew Queen, general counsel & chief compliance officer, Venture Captive Management.

Clients’ rights when captive management is sold on

North America08-02-2018Captive, LegislationOwen Faulkner

Each captive manager has different qualities, so when management operations are sold to another firm, captive owners should know their rights and sometimes reassess the arrangement, Andrew Barile, CEO of Andrew Barile Consulting, tells Captive International.

Cayman remains robust despite new US tax rules

Cayman Islands02-02-2018Captive, Health

New tax rules in the US could influence the attraction of forming a captive—but there has been little impact yet on the Cayman Islands, which is enjoying robust growth, as Ruwan Jayasekera, head of the Insurance Supervision Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, explains.

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