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Shivkov v Artex and more 831(b) blues

North America17-12-2018Captive

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.

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.

Keeping Cayman competitive

Cayman Islands28-11-2018CaptiveCindy Scotland

The Cayman Islands insurance sector is projected to grow steadily in 2018 and 2019, and a number of steps have been taken to engage with new markets and keep the domicile competitive, explains Cindy Scotland of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Collaboration leads to success: Cayman Premier

Cayman Islands28-11-2018CaptiveAlden McLaughlin

Working closely with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman has helped the Cayman government maintain its position as a leader in captives, writes Premier the Hon. Alden McLaughlin.

Captives and economic substance: too many shades of grey

Global12-11-2018Owen Faulkner

Various captive insurance domiciles currently on the EU’s ‘grey list’ have been asked to address concerns relating to economic substance lest they get put on the blacklist. But what exactly does that mean? Captive International has the details.

MAC: the lessons learned

North America05-11-2018Matthew Queen

Moody’s ratings agency has faced allegations from a former employee around the accounting practices of its captive, Moody’s Assurance Company. Matthew Queen of Venture Captive Management looks at the wider implications.

Surrendered licences, 953(d) and beyond

Bermuda08-10-2018Gary Harris

US tax reform, natural catastrophes and new technologies are all shifting insurance market conditions, which is having an impact on captives in Bermuda, explains Gary Harris of Appleby.

BEPS and Brexit driving change in Europe

Europe, UK08-10-2018Alexandra Gedge

Against a backdrop of legislative pressures, Brexit and BEPS, many companies in Europe are reconsidering why they need a captive, as Alexandra Gedge of JLT Insurance Management explains.

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