Uncertainty remains over whether the Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act will be applied to the captive sector. The sector is hoping for an exclusion, but clarity remains elusive. For now, captives muddle through.
With captives becoming increasingly mainstream, the industry is attracting more attention from US regulators.
Guenter Droese of ECIROA talks with EMEA Captive about the ongoing discussions surrounding Solvency II.
EMEA Captive spoke with Carlos Montalvo of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) about the evolving Solvency II regime and likely captive treatment under the emerging framework.
The global captive regulatory landscape continues to evolve—and dynamically. Here, Jonathan Groves explores its likely direction and implications.
Following developments on the implementation of the European Liability Directive, Pierre Sonigo explores its implications for captives and operators in the region.
Cayman Captive spoke with Cindy Scotland about developments to Cayman’s regulatory framework, the Islands’ decision to opt out of Solvency II and the authority’s ongoing commitment to international standards.
Cayman has opted to stay outside the framework of Solvency II equivalence—at least for now. Here, Cayman Captive explores the merits of the decision.
Significant health care reform is afoot in the US under the guise of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Developments are likely to have significant implications for Cayman and international captives.
Washington’s introduction of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is creating additional concerns for offshore entities. Here, the implications of greater tax cooperation and transparency are explored.