As middle market captives increase in importance, US Captive examines the birth of a trend and how small to mid-size companies can make the most of the captive concept.
Group captives have the potential to service a burgeoning middle market interest in captive insurance. US Captive talks with leading figures from the market about the considerations behind going down the group captive route.
Scott Penwell of Rhoads & Sinon talks US Captive through the importance of the independent governance of group captives.
Group captives provide an opportunity for smaller companies to explore the captive option. Scott Penwell explores the major questions around taking the group captive route.
On 25 March 2013 the Insurance (Amendment) Law (the “Amendment Law”) was enacted to allow Cayman Islands segregated portfolio insurers (“SPC insurers”) to incorporate their cells for the first time.
Guernsey has a long and strong history as a captive domicile and latest developments show that organisations from around the world continue to view the Island as an attractive jurisdiction.
Paul Scrivener, partner with Cayman Islands law firm Solomon Harris, outlines proposed new legislation to permit Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company insurers to incorporate their cells.
Novel structures such as risk retention groups and 831(b)s are fulfilling the captive needs of smaller business, but current conditions are presenting a challenge.
Nexus Re’s Helen Stephenson outlines the specifics of the company’s risk-pooling structure and details its benefits to captive entities.
As increasingly innovative approaches to captive entities become part of the US landscape, Constitution outlines its Delaware-based offering.