As a generation of experienced captive insurance professionals retires, the industry is at risk of losing a reservoir of experience, brainpower and knowledge. The community as a whole needs to do more to ensure it hires new, young talent to absorb this knowledge—before the baby-boomers are all gone, says Jeff Kehler at Somers Risk Consulting.
Cayman’s captive insurance and reinsurance markets are seeing exciting new trends, with new business lines creating value for existing and future stakeholders, say Aon’s Howard Byrne and Ghislain Ghyoot, and PwC’s Ricardo Agrella.
Micro captive growth has slowed down considerably as potential owners digest the implications of IRS manoeuvres against the industry. But the presence of a few bad apples should not detract from the good work done by most captives, says Jeremy Colombik of Management Services International.
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.
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.
Many group captive programmes have experienced growth—especially in the Cayman Islands. Cayman Captive takes a snapshot of this growing sector.
Many captives remain fixated with investing in fixed income products, but that should not mean a lack of financial flexibility, says Stephen Price of RBC Dominion Securities.
Cayman is continuing to establish itself as the leading jurisdiction on healthcare, but there are other growth areas to watch. Cayman Captive investigates.
Healthcare captives continue to show positive growth in Cayman, but outsourcing functions from these entities must be done with due care, says Philip Alexander of RSM.
As the potential benefits of blockchain and cryptocurrencies for captives start to materialise, jurisdictions are competing for the top spot—but where does Cayman stand? Cayman Captive investigates.