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Setting the standard

Cayman Islands01-12-2017Captive

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.

Low interest rates: is the end in sight?

United States01-12-2017Alternative risk transfer, Legislation, Risk management

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 importance of ethics

Cayman Islands, Global01-12-2017Captive

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 growth of unrelated risk

Cayman Islands, Global, North America29-11-2017Captive, Risk management

The trend of Cayman captives writing unrelated risk is continuing and should come as no surprise, as Ian Bridges of Global Captive Management explains.

A great place to do business

Cayman Islands29-11-2017Captive

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.

Importance of defining healthcare pricing for self-funded medical plans

Cayman Islands, North America06-10-2017Captive

Phillip Giles, vice president of sales and marketing, accident and health, at QBE North America, explores the different approaches to self-funded medical plans.

PwC responds to demand for tax advice with new hires

Bermuda, Cayman Islands30-05-2017Captive

Increased regulation and global complexity has prompted PwC to increase the size and depth of its team specialising in the area of tax advice and compliance in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.

Weighing up multinational pooling and employee benefit captives

Global, London, UK11-05-2017Captive, Employee Benefits

With huge annual costs of employee health and risk benefits, multinational companies are continuing to explore alternative finance solutions. Speaking with Captive International, Mark Cook, director at Willis Towers Watson, looks at the advantages and disadvantages of two approaches: multinational pooling and captives.

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.

Creating value from captives in runoff

Global30-03-2017Captive

With a very active profile in the market, Tom Dixon, M&A Analyst for R&Q, tells Captive International the company’s rationale behind acquiring captive insurance companies in runoff.

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