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OECD BEPS: defending the captive case

Europe, Global24-04-2017Captive

Recommendations from the OECD have reversed the burden of proof on the legitimacy of captives, referring to them as potential vehicles for tax avoidance. Captive International speaks with Fabrice Frère, managing director at Aon Risk Solutions, about the onerous task of preparing for a potential BEPS audit which now falls upon captive owners.

Solvency II—is everything done now?

Europe10-01-2017Captive, Risk management

Captives have had plenty of time to prepare for the new requirements under Solvency II, so is it all done and dusted, asks Udo Kappes, chairman of the European Captive Insurance and Reinsurance Owners Association.

Megatrends: a curse or blessing for the captives market?

Europe20-12-2016Captive, Cyber, Legislation, Risk management

In the second of his articles on captives as a 21st century risk management tool Marcus Schmalbach of the Fachhochschule des Mittelstands examines the effects of megatrends on insurance.

Taking care of the workers

Cayman Islands, North America14-12-2016Captive, Health, Legislation, Risk management

Healthcare captives play an increasingly large role in the global captives market. Cayman Captive takes a look at recent developments.

Using captives to manage cyber risks

Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Europe14-12-2016Captive, Health, Legislation, Risk management

The threat of cyber crime is greater than ever for corporates around the world, and it may surprise some to discover that this complex and rapidly changing risk is starting to find its way into some captives. Cayman Captive explores the logic of such a move.

Safety in numbers

Cayman Islands, North America14-12-2016Captive, Health, Legislation, Risk management

Pioneer’s group captive programme is providing employee benefits coverage to healthcare employer groups. Mark Troutman of Summit Reinsurance Services and Chris Payne of Alternative Risk Underwriting present a case study of the programme to Cayman Captive.

All change: 40 years, new owners, expansion plans, and an award

Cayman Islands, Europe, Latin America, North America14-12-2016Alternative risk transfer, Captive, Legislation, Ratings, Risk management

Under new ownership there are many opportunities for carefully expanding the United Insurance Company offering, and the firm is looking forward to another 40 years of successfully serving its clients, as Andrew Cater explains.

Transforming your liabilities into assets

Bermuda, Cayman Islands14-12-2016Alternative risk transfer, Captive, Legislation, Reinsurance special purpose vehicle, Risk management

Using a non-traditional reinsurance structure can address issues relating to both assets and liabilities, providing significant risk transfer, capital relief and protection against asset volatility and underperformance, says Nick Campbell of Third Point Re.

An emerging mecca for medical stop loss

Cayman Islands, North America14-12-2016Captive, Health, Legislation, Risk management

Cayman’s hospital and healthcare captives are expanding their writings to include medical stop loss coverage for their self-funded employee benefit healthcare plans, as Phillip Giles of QBE North America explains.

Living in a neighbour’s shadow

Cayman Islands, North America14-12-2016Captive, Legislation, Risk management

How much of a threat does the US pose to Cayman’s captives market? Cayman Captive investigates.

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