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Aon to offer capital optimisation for captives

London, UK17-09-2018Insurance

Aon Risk Solutions has launched a capital advisory unit designed to assist re/insurers, Lloyd's syndicates and captive insurance companies with their capital optimisation.

Captive owners should contact tax consultants after Microsoft case

North America20-08-2018Insurance

Clients that have parent companies with headquarters or operating units in Washington state should consult their tax professionals following the settlement of the case involving Microsoft’s Arizona-based captive being issued a cease & desist letter, warns JLT Insurance Management (JLT IM).

Victories in small captive cases may embolden IRS to target larger captives

North America08-08-2018Insurance

If the IRS continues to gain victories against small captives in the US Tax Court, it may be emboldened to target larger captives, according to Charles “Chaz” Lavelle, partner at Bingham Greenebaum Doll, speaking to Captive International at the VCIA annual conference.

BEAT provisions in US Tax Reform may drive redomestications

North America08-08-2018Insurance

Tax reform is affecting every corporation in the US and the captive industry is no different. The Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) provisions in particular may drive captives to redomicile onshore.

US Tax Court cases should not hurt legitimate captive market

North America08-08-2018Insurance

Upcoming US Tax Court cases - Caylor, Wilson, and Syzygy Insurance - have likely been selected by the IRS to target deficient captive models; but the outcomes of these cases should not hurt growth in the legitimate captive market.

Caylor, Wilson and Syzygy cases spell doom and gloom, says tax specialist

North America06-08-2018Insurance

Following the outcomes of Avrahami and more recently Reserve Mechanical, upcoming US Tax Court cases - Caylor v Commissioner, Wilson v Commissioner and Syzygy Insurance v Commissioner - are likely to suffer similar fates, spelling further IRS victories.

Capstone hits back at US Tax Court opinion in Reserve case

North America28-06-2018

Capstone Associated Services, the operator of Reserve Mechanical's risk pool entity Pool Re Insurance, has issued a second statement on the US Tax Court case following the opinion issued by Judge Kathleen Kerrigan.

Reserve Mechanical case "bears no resemblance to Avrahami", says JLT's Towle

North America26-06-2018Insurance

As the dust settles on the US Tax Court's latest ruling against a small captive, the captive insurance industry is still examining what the Reserve Mechanical Corp v Commissioner case means for the sector.

Small captives take another blow as US Tax Court favours IRS in Reserve Mechanical case

North America19-06-2018Insurance

In a decision that may place captive insurance companies under further scrutiny, the US Tax Court has ruled in favour of the IRS in the case of Reserve Mechanical Corp v Commissioner.

Tax reform positive for US captives but mixed bag for offshore

North America19-06-2018

Tax reform is generally positive for US-domiciled captives and a mixed bag for offshore captives, however it has not affected any credit ratings, according to an AM Best briefing.

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