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Avrahami not all doom and gloom for small captives

North America14-03-2018Insurance

Captive owners should not be concerned by the outcome of the Avrahami tax case despite indications that litigation against captives is increasing as a result. Captive owners confident they have formed their operations legitimately should be willing to fight any challenge.

Connecticut licenses one new captive; expects to redomicile more healthcare captives

North America11-03-2018

The State of Connecticut licensed one new captive insurer and had one licensed captive insurer that never actively wrote business shut its operation, bringing the total number of captives to 14.

EU commissioner highlights aggressive tax planning in Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta


The European Commission has stressed the issue of aggressive tax planning in seven EU countries: Belgium, Cyprus, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta and The Netherlands.

831(b) captives and midsize market a significant growth area

Europe, North America26-02-2018Insurance

Mid-size companies are continuing to see the benefit of captive insurance solutions, such as US captives that make the 831(b) election, despite negative stories labeling them as tax shelters or instances of poorly structured captives being taken to court.

Puerto Rico demonstrates long-term viability as domicile, says CapAlt

Puerto Rico14-02-2018

Despite the impact of Hurricane Maria, the long term viability of Puerto Rico as a domicile is in no doubt, according to risk management consultancy and captive manager Captive Alternatives.

Captives will benefit from Trump tax reform, says CIC Services

North America22-01-2018Insurance

Although certain tax benefits may be reduced for parent organisations, all US captive insurance companies will benefit from reduced tax rates from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to captive manager CIC Services.

Tax advantages of international captives may decrease under US tax reform

North America12-01-2018Insurance

The tax advantages of international captives may decrease as a result of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which may in turn lead to decreased usage, according to George Hansen, senior industry research analyst at AM Best.

Trump tax cuts to impact captives; "crucial" to get tax advice

North America09-01-2018Insurance

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 introduced by the Trump administration includes provisions affecting captives and risk retention groups (RRGs), and they should therefore contact their tax advisor to learn how it may affect them, according to captive management and consulting company JLT Insurance Management (USA).

Bahamas signs key OECD commitment to tax transparency

Cayman Islands, North America18-12-2017Insurance, Reinsurance

The Minister of Finance for the Bahamas signed a Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. With this signing, The Bahamas becomes the 116th jurisdiction to join the world’s leading instrument for boosting transparency and combating cross-border tax evasion.

IMAC welcomes EU decision to not include Cayman on tax haven 'blacklist'

Cayman Islands06-12-2017Insurance

The European Union yesterday released its results of a 10-month investigation into countries that it claims are not doing enough to crack down on offshore tax avoidance schemes.

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