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CICA presents annual awards to Johnson Lambert partner Bowers and ACIG

Cayman Islands, North America12-03-2019Insurance, Reinsurance

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has presented its distinguished service award to Gary Bowers, tax partner at Johnson Lambert and Co, and its outstanding captive award to American Contractors Insurance Group (ACIG).

White Rock extends protected cell concept to District of Columbia

Bermuda, Gibraltar, Guernsey11-03-2019Insurance, Reinsurance

White Rock, the Aon-owned company that launched the first protected cell company in Guernsey in 1997, has expanded the concept to a seventh domicile in the District of Columbia, US.

Non-831(b) small captive solutions gain traction in Puerto Rico

Cayman Islands, North America, Puerto Rico11-03-2019Insurance, Reinsurance

While captives that make the 831(b) election have come under increased scrutiny over the past few years, there are other small captive solutions that are gaining traction, which is especially the case in Puerto Rico, according to David Kirkup, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Captive Alternatives.

Barbados expects new OECD BEPS measures to boost international presence

Barbados, Cayman Islands, North America11-03-2019Insurance, Reinsurance

The Government of Barbados’ overhaul of its insurance law is expected to give the domicile a competitive advantage and enhance its international reputation, according to Kenneth Campbell, director, investment promotion, at Invest Barbados.

KBRA seeks to double insurance ratings by end of 2019

Cayman Islands, North America11-03-2019Insurance, Reinsurance

Since assigning its first insurance financial strength rating in October 2016, Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) now has almost 60 published and unpublished insurance financial strength ratings and aims to double that figure by the end of the year.

Captive insurance industry continues to be misunderstood: CICA president

Cayman Islands, North America11-03-2019Insurance, Reinsurance

Against a backdrop of increased scrutiny, high-profile tax court cases, and regulatory overreach by home state regulators, the captive industry continues to be misunderstood, according to Dan Towle, president of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA).

Former Marsh Captive Solutions head to join Lockton Global Re


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.

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