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The sky isn’t falling and risk pools aren’t dead

North America04-09-2018Captive

Don’t heed the ‘Chicken Littles’: the outcomes of recent court cases should not hurt the legitimate wing of risk pools, says Nate Reznicek of CIC Services.

Dealing with the threat of extra-domicile tax

North America28-08-2018Captive, LegislationJoseph Holahan

A regulatory enforcement action has raised the spectre of how and whether captives may be subject to unexpected premium tax liabilities in states outside their domicile. Joseph Holahan of law firm Morris, Manning & Martin explores the issue.

Avrahami and Reserve Mechanical: a regulator’s perspective

North America28-08-2018CaptiveJohn Talley

The captives world is processing the implications of two high-profile court cases involving captives. Here, John Talley, captive program manager in the Missouri Department of Insurance, gives his perspective on what the cases mean for regulators.

The trials and tribulations of 831(b)s

North America06-08-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Against a backdrop of legal battles and regulatory changes, small captives have been through a lot. But how much has the landscape changed, and are 831(b)s still an attractive option for the middle market? US Captive investigates.

Cannabis captives - hashing out the future

North America06-08-2018Captive, Health, Risk managementOwen Faulkner

As the cannabis industry in the US continues to grow, its insurance needs grow with it. Inadequacies of the commercial market and complex coverage needs present a prime opportunity for captives to step in, so what does the future hold? US Captive investigates.

Navigating the different captive insurance domiciles post-tax reform

North America28-06-2018CaptiveMatthew Queen

US tax reform has increased the burden of tax compliance for captive insurers and created uncertainty as to where one might choose to domicile, although it’s not all bad news, explains Matthew Queen of Venture Captive Management.

Labuan bridging gaps in Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific29-05-2018CaptiveOwen Faulkner

Labuan prides itself on being a unique midshore jurisdiction that doesn’t compete with, but rather complements, its Asian neighbours, as Farah Jaafar-Crossby, CEO of the Labuan International Business and Finance Centre Inc, tells Captive International.

Bermuda's captive insurance industry: a vote of confidence from the top

Bermuda21-05-2018Captive

Ahead of the Bermuda Captive Conference in June, one of the captives industry’s best-attended events globally, Captive International sought the views of Jeremy Cox of the Bermuda Monetary Authority and Premier David Burt to assess how they characterise the Island’s enduring appeal for captives.

Tax reform: the fallout for captives

North America16-04-2018Captive, LegislationNiki Garceau and Daniel Kusaila

When US Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the captive insurance industry was left wondering how the changes would affect captive programmes. Niki Garceau and Daniel Kusaila of Crowe Horwath explore the impact of the new legislation.

The continuing evolution of captive insurance

Barbados09-03-2018Captive

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.

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