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Falling interest rates, rising volatility

North America08-01-2020Captive

Trade and monetary policy have dominated the financial headlines in 2019. In 2020 the Federal Reserve is expected to cut rates, but some say markets are pricing in too much monetary easing, says Andrew Wang at Runnymede Capital Management.

Captive International Cayman Awards

Cayman Islands20-12-2019

Welcome to the results of the inaugural Captive International Cayman Awards. In the following pages we reveal the results of a comprehensive survey conducted over many months designed to identify the most influential and highly regarded firms and individuals operating in the market.

Waiting for the revolution

Cayman Islands20-12-2019

With its thriving insurance industry, a host of technology companies, an open-minded regulator and a spirit of innovation, Cayman looks an obvious candidate to be ground zero for blockchain’s assault on the insurance industry.

A group to suit every need

Cayman Islands20-12-2019

This year has been excellent for group captives, with some of the best-known providers of group captive management in Cayman recording impressive growth.

The other island for reinsurance

Cayman Islands20-12-2019

Bermuda has long been the place most closely associated with reinsurance. In this business, Cayman has traditionally been an afterthought, but that is changing, as a growing number of reinsurers move to the Island, or launch their operations there.

The effects of international regulation

Cayman Islands18-12-2019

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.

The hidden costs of workplace violence

North America17-12-2019Captive

The initial costs of workplace violence may come and go in the space of a week or two. However, there are various other costs, such as trauma care, funerals and grief counselling, which may be more drawn out and are considerably harder to quantify, says Paul Marshall of McGowan Program Administrators, in the third of a four-part series about the impact and aftermath of an active shooter event.

Protect and participate—with the CIF

Cayman Islands17-12-2019

The Captive Investors Fund represents a competitive advantage in captive investment management, using its scale to achieve results that captives would struggle to match on their own, says Scott Renninger of Captive Resources.

Taking emerging risks captive

Cayman Islands17-12-2019

Captives owners are increasingly evaluating the possibility of expanding their existing self-insurance programmes to include non-traditional lines of insurance, says Claire Hutchinson of Advantage Insurance.

Looking for an exit?

Cayman Islands17-12-2019

Captive insurance companies play a valuable role helping many entities structure and manage risk, but as the business landscape changes over time, there may come a point when the owner decides that it no longer needs or wants all or part of the captive, as RiverStone’s Matt Kunish explains.

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