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IRS adds microcaptives to Dirty Dozen list

United States22-03-2019Insurance

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has added microcaptives to its Dirty Dozen list of common scams that it claims that US taxpayers may encounter.

Mullen completes move back to Artex

United States22-03-2019Insurance

Peter Mullen has rejoined alternative risk management company Artex as chief executive officer, with David McManus taking up the new role of chairman.

Former Marsh Captive Solutions head to join Lockton Global Re

UK08-03-2019

Lockton has formed a new reinsurance business and hired three senior executives from Guy Carpenter and Marsh, including the former leader of Marsh Captive Solutions, Nick Durant.

Michigan State University sets up captive following sex scandal

North America07-03-2019

Michigan State University (MSU) had set up a captive insurance company following its former primary insurer, United Educators, introducing “onerous” new terms after allegedly failing to provide general liability insurance coverage for lawsuits and claims arising from the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.

North Carolina seeks captive insurance redomestications through new bill

North America05-03-2019

North Carolina has introduced a new bill aimed at attracting redomestications of captive insurance companies back to the state through a "premium tax holiday".

AM Best gives Nuclear Electric Insurance Excellent rating

North America04-03-2019

AM Best has given US-based Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited (NEIL) a financial strength rating of A based on the insurer’s strong balance sheet, marginal operating performance, favorable business profile and enterprise risk management.

Ride-sharing giant Lyft details Hawaii captive in IPO

Hawaii04-03-2019

Ride-sharing company Lyft has outlined details of its wholly-owned captive insurance subsidiary in an SEC filing.

Unprecedented uncertainty in politics presents insurance opportunities: Marsh

Global28-02-2019

Rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions are leading to increased uncertainty and risk for multinationals with direct foreign investments, which in turn provides opportunity for political and trade credit insurance, and by extension captive insurance.

Nestlé's reinsurance captive withdraws from AM Best ratings

Europe28-02-2019

Intercona Re, the captive reinsurer of transnational food and drink company Nestlé has requested to no longer participate in AM Best's rating process, and the ratings agency has subsequently withdrawn the company's ratings.

Steady increase in the number of energy companies using captives: Aon

Global25-02-2019

The energy sector has seen an increased use of captive insurance over the last 5 years, as it continues to be a key part of companies' risk management strategies, according to an Aon report.

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