In the silver anniversary year of the Cayman Captive Forum, Cayman Captive magazine gathered a group of experts to discuss the current state of the industry and the opportunities that lie ahead.
Cindy Scotland, managing director and a director of Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, offers a perspective on the successes and landmarks for Cayman’s captives sector—and some of the challenges that await.
The Cayman Captive Forum is a wonderful tool for the education of industry practitioners, current and prospective captive owners, writes Linda Haddleton, chair of IMAC.
The Cayman Captive Forum celebrates its silver anniversary in an environment of stability and growth, writes Hon. Tara Rivers, Minister for Financial Services and Home Affairs.
With captives, and all financial services sectors, the best outcomes happen when stakeholders work together to ensure all responsibilities are met, and benefits achieved, writes the Premier of the Cayman Islands, The Hon. Alden McLaughlin.
David L. Brown and Ian Lomas of EY give their views on the current position and many advantages of the Cayman Islands as a domicile for captive insurance.
The Federal Reserve has announced a programme for the reduction of its balance sheet, and a potential normalisation of global short-term rates looks closer to becoming a market reality, as Andrew Baron of Butterfield Asset Management explains.
The inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the equity portion of investments of a captive’s portfolio could increase diversification, reduce risk and improve the portfolio’s risk-adjusted returns, says Stephen Price of RBC Dominion Securities Global.
The trend of Cayman captives writing unrelated risk is continuing and should come as no surprise, as Ian Bridges of Global Captive Management explains.
There are some good reasons that the Cayman Islands has developed into a world leader in captives. Charting 35 years in the business in Cayman, George Rusu and Nick Hentges of Captive Resources explain what they feel makes the jurisdiction special—and so successful.