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DUAEs offer a captive performance guarantee

Global13-04-2021

Delegated underwriting authority enterprises that are willing to eat their own cooking by taking risk in a captive are likely to perform better over time, according to Greg Lang of the Reinsurance and Insurance Network.

Liability insurance can raise policing standards, says captive

North America18-01-2021

Prymus Insurance has developed a liability insurance product specifically for police officers that, it claims, can raise policing standards by rewarding good behaviour with lower premiums, while pricing out those who are repeatedly fined for poor behaviour. Captive International reports.

Google outage highlights the benefits of parametric insurance

Global16-12-2020

Google parent Alphabet’s recent power outage is a perfect example of how parametric insurance products could help companies insure risks related to their intangible assets, says Marcus Schmalbach of Ryskex.

Including employee benefits in a captive after the pandemic

Global04-12-2020Captive

Captive insurance companies have long provided their parents with a means to effectively underwrite a host of property and casualty risks, and have demonstrated their value in protecting financial and human capital during times of uncertainty, says Lorraine Stack of Marsh Captive Solutions.

A call to action for captives

Global30-10-2020Employee Benefits

Businesses are seeing costs escalate, not least in the form of rising medical costs. Using a captive as a centralised risk management tool for employee benefits can help reduce these costs by enabling a comprehensive approach to global risk financing, say Aon’s Aidan Kelly and Vaibhavi Patel.

Compass Group points the way to improved risk management

Global28-10-2020Captive

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on Compass Group, the contract catering business. When the virus struck the company was in the process of overhauling its insurance and risk management strategy, and now an enhanced role for its captives may position it well for future challenges. Captive International spoke to Compass Group's Scott Feltham.

Captives offer businesses a route into the world of parametric insurance

North America23-09-2020

Parametric insurance is generating a lot of attention as a flexible and cost-effective alternative to traditional forms of insurance. Captives offer a good way for companies to access this type of insurance, says Sigma’s Lori Ussery.

Captives can benefit from run-off in the COVID-19 world

Global17-08-2020Alternative risk transfer

COVID-19 has destabilised the global economy and increased risk across all types of business. Run-off solutions can help captives better manage these risks, say Steve McElhiney of Artex and Carolyn Fahey of AIRROC.

Pandemics: not so unexpected?

Global10-08-2020

The consensus of the insurance industry is that pandemic risks are uninsurable. This is probably correct, at least where the business interruption exposure is concerned, but not for the reasons that are commonly cited, says Greg Lang of the Reinsurance and Insurance Network.

Generating captive revenue through tenant liability programmes

North America03-08-2020Captive

The real estate industry faces a number of significant headwinds. An increasing number of property managers are looking at tenant liability captive insurance programmes to help them navigate these turbulent times, says Bradley’s Davis Smith.

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