It’s a good practice every now and then to fine-tune complex structures. The US captive industry is no different. Only this time, the tool used is the strategic review, says Michael Serricchio.
Derek Lloyd looks at the factors you need to consider when evaluating whether or not to redomicile your captive, and the practicalities involved if you decide to proceed further.
Vermont has steadily risen up the rankings as an attractive domicile for captive insurers. Dan Towle believes the reason why is clear—security, stability and service.
South Carolina’s status as a high-ranking domicile is assured, but the state is also rigorously pursuing a programme to attract and train the next wave of insurance managers.
Renowned globally for its cultural and natural wonders, Arizona has also developed a thriving captive insurance industry to add to its riches.
The Midwest state has enjoyed a sharp increase in the number of captives redomiciling there since it made proactive amendments to its insurance legislation.
The two islands of St. Kitts and Nevis are surrounded by giants of the captive insurance market, but legislation favourable to captives, says Bernadette Lawrence, has raised their profile within the industry.
The captive sector continues to develop despite the dual challenges of the financial crisis and new regulation, discovers Yvette Essen.
Jorge Daniel Luzzi describes how companies can benefit from and assess the value of an enterprise risk management approach.
Captive insurance companies are increasingly at the heart of companies’ risk management strategies. Alan Fleming looks at how the sector has evolved and grown in sophistication.