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US cat bond faces imminent default

Standard & Poor?s (S&P) has downgraded the debt portfolio of a Lehman Brothers-backed US catastrophe (cat) bond, warning of the...
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Montana reduces captive tax burden

The Montana state legislature has approved a bill reducing the amount of premium tax captive insurance companies pay in their...
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Good ratings for senior care captives

AM Best has upgraded the ratings for a Cayman Islands captive and assigned good ratings to a District of Columbia-based...
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RRG industry may grind to a standstill

The decline in formations of new risk retention groups (RRGs) identified in a recent analysis is likely to intensify through...
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Captives licensed in Malta as US double-taxation treaty beckons

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is one step closer to enacting its double-taxation treaty with the US.The MFSA?s director...
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A joint health insurance venture between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co., has...
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Pulling together the annual Captive Review Power 50 is not an easy task, but it...
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Brian Quinn, managing director at Granite Management Limited in Bermuda, discusses the evolution of employee...
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A full analysis of global captive insurance statistics is at least a month away, but...
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Brian First, EVP of Arch Insurance Group, discusses evolution and trends in the group captive...
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