Phillip Giles, vice president of sales and marketing, accident and health, at QBE North America, explores the different approaches to self-funded medical plans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite increased competition and other pressures, the number of new formations of captives on the Cayman Islands has exceeded the total of the previous two years in the first nine months of 2016.
Healthcare captives play an increasingly large role in the global captives market. Cayman Captive takes a look at recent developments.
Cyber coverage will be a key component for captives markets in the future, according to Adrian Lynch, managing director at Aon Risk Solutions.
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.
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.