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Hawaii as a captive domicile: quality, not quantity


Slow and steady growth has served the state of Hawaii well and continues to be one of the reasons it is consistently on the list of top domiciles for captives, says Paul Shimomoto of the Hawaii Captive Insurance Council.

A bright future for captives

North America04-09-2018Captive

Utah has become a leading domicile for captives on the back of technical innovation and affordability. Travis Wegkamp, captive director, Utah Insurance Department, outlines what has been achieved so far— and the opportunities that lie ahead.

Building on experience

North America04-09-2018Captive

On May 18, 2018, South Carolina governor Henry McMaster signed into law H. 4675, a package of amendments to the domicile’s captives legislation, which was first enacted in 2000. Jay Branum, director of captives in the South Carolina Department of Insurance, explains the background and the effects to US Captive.

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.

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