On May 6 the second cohort of Lloyd’s Lab kicked off in the venerable Lloyd’s building on Lime Street—the heart of the London Market. Marcus Schmalbach, CEO and founder of Ryskex, provides a glimpse behind the scenes from the eyes of a participant.
Guernsey has satisfied the much-debated OECD BEPS substance requirements for captives operating there. Industry veteran and retired principal of Towers Watson, Hugh Rosenbaum, shares his views.
It is only a matter of time before a more simplified approach to longevity swaps becomes more prevalent, Robus Insurance (Guernsey) directors Kate Storey, Frank Oldham and David Riley, explain.
Against a backdrop of high-profile failures and closures of benefit schemes, captives have become an attractive alternative over the last few years, explains David Riley, risk consultant, and Frank Oldham, strategic consultant, at Robus Group.
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.
Industry executives speaking at the Guernsey Insurance Forum remain optimistic for the future of the domicile and its relationship with the UK and the rest of Europe. Captive International reports.
Various captive insurance domiciles currently on the EU’s ‘grey list’ have been asked to address concerns relating to economic substance lest they get put on the blacklist. But what exactly does that mean? Captive International has the details.
Against a backdrop of legislative pressures, Brexit and BEPS, many companies in Europe are reconsidering why they need a captive, as Alexandra Gedge of JLT Insurance Management explains.
Guernsey’s longstanding business ties with China are starting to generate captive insurance business from the country, says Dominic Wheatley of Guernsey Finance
For products that are difficult or even impossible to insure, the combination of the blockchain with parametric triggers seems to reveal possibilities which previously could only be dreamed about, says Tatjana Winter of the BlockART Institute.