Captive Alternatives is anticipating a rise in emerging and non-traditional risks, such as cyber, reputational, supply chain and employee benefits, which it sees as among the key drivers for growth this year.
Strategic Risk Solutions has named Kirk Cyrus as head of its Barbados operations.
Aon will merge with Willis Towers Watson in an all-stock transaction worth approximately $80 billion.
Ed Koral has joined BDO as managing director in its insurance risk advisory practice.
The Alabama Captive Association’s (ACA) Risky Business programme can strengthen ties between the industry and regulators by offering selected students internships with the Alabama Department of Insurance (ALDOI).
The number of captives in emerging markets could be set to grow in coming years, with countries in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East seeing an increasing number of launches, according to Steve McElhiney, senior vice president and director of reinsurance at Artex Risk Solutions and CICA board chair.
Parametric insurance is the solution to the re/insurance industry’s problem with intangible assets, according to Marcus Schmalbach, the chief executive officer of RYSKEX.
Captive owners should think like manufacturers when considering whether to add new lines of business to their captive, according to T. J. Strickland, partner of the insurance services group at Rives and Associates.
With CICA having cancelled its annual conference due to the Coronavirus, the captive industry conference-going community will have to wait a little longer for the opportunity to meet new and old colleagues and discuss industry trends over break-time coffee and cakes.
Martin Eveleigh, chairman of Atlas Insurance Management, is delighted at having secured the sale of his business to Risk Strategies, a deal that completed on March 4, he told Captive International.