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Regulations steering Bermuda captives ahead of the competition

14-01-2019LegislationMatthew Carr

Regulatory changes scheduled to be tabled before the Bermuda House of Assembly place Bermuda on a steady yet progressive footing to steer the captive market forward for years to come, says Matthew Carr, senior associate, corporate, of Appleby's Bermuda office.

Captives’ central role in the construction industry

07-01-2019CaptiveThomas Stokes

Contractors and sub-contractors in the construction industry face challenges that are not only unique by specialty, but even from one company to the next. Captive insurance is playing an increasingly central role in addressing the day-to-day challenges of this specialised industry, explains Thomas Stokes, managing partner at JLT Insurance Management.

Captives for defined benefit pensions

Guernsey01-01-2019Alternative risk transfer, CaptiveDavid Riley and Frank Oldham

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.

Shivkov v Artex and more 831(b) blues

North America17-12-2018CaptiveMatthew Queen

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.

Conditional licensing: a faster way to do captives

North America13-12-2018Captive, LegislationOwen Faulkner

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.

Investing in the future talent of the captive insurance market

Global13-12-2018CaptiveMelvin Findlay

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.

Captive insurance outlook: 2018 and 2019

North America13-12-2018Captive, Legislation, M&ANate Reznicek

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.

Grey skies for sunny Cayman?

Cayman Islands28-11-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

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.

Strength in numbers: a snapshot into Cayman's group captives

Cayman Islands28-11-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Many group captive programmes have experienced growth—especially in the Cayman Islands. Cayman Captive takes a snapshot of this growing sector.

How to give your captive financial flexibility

Cayman Islands28-11-2018Stephen Price

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.

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