Cayman is a well-regulated and effective domicile yet, like other offshore domiciles, it has become the target of various international bodies that wish to impose their own regulatory ideas. Artex’s Kevin Poole examines the recent rules and legislative changes that have been made in response.
A rent-a-captive is a simple, convenient and inexpensive way for insureds to enjoy the benefits of a captive insurance structure for their desired self-insurance needs, with less of the hassle that goes with setting the structure up, says Martin Hughes of Artex Risk Solutions.
The Arizona-based lawsuit Shivkov v Artex Risk Solutions is being followed with great interest by the captive insurance industry, perhaps with good reason. One of the lead lawyers involved in the case now claims the alleged conspiracy is larger than it seems. He explained why to Captive International.
Captive managers and promoters including Gallagher and Artex have come under fire for allegedly conspiring to sell and manage illegal tax shelter captive insurance strategies. Matthew Queen, general counsel & chief compliance officer at Venture Captive Management, provides some insight into the lawsuit.
Many group captive programmes have experienced growth—especially in the Cayman Islands. Cayman Captive takes a snapshot of this growing sector.
Cayman is continuing to establish itself as the leading jurisdiction on healthcare, but there are other growth areas to watch. Cayman Captive investigates.
Healthcare captives play an increasingly large role in the global captives market. Cayman Captive takes a look at recent developments.
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.
How much of a threat does the US pose to Cayman’s captives market? Cayman Captive investigates.
While the concept of using a captive solution to pool and better manage exposure to workers’ compensation risks is nothing new, only in recent years has this solution been made available to smaller and medium-sized corporates, as Karl Huish and TJ Scherer from Artex tell US Captive.