Gibraltar to open PCCs up to third-party business

Protected cell companies (PCCs) domiciled in Gibraltar will be permitted to write...
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Exclusive: Robus targeting Malta operation, third-party Gibraltar PCC

Robus Risk is keen to begin offering insurance management services in Malta...
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Lottoland renews ILS deal for jackpot insurance

Lottoland, a specialist provider of betting services on international lotteries, has completed...
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Munich Re forms PCC in Malta

German reinsurance company Munich Re has formed a protected cell company (PCC)...
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Citadel Risk launches Tennessee cell company, targets 831(b) business

A new incorporated cell company has been formed in Tennessee by Citadel...
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Liechtenstein reluctant to be next PCC destination in Europe

The insurance regulator in the Principality of Liechtenstein has told Captive Review...
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Puerto Rico adds two PCCs, 108 cells in 2016

Puerto Rico’s Department of Economic Development and Commerce has reported one pure...
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Beps pushes PCCs down the agenda in Luxembourg

The Commissariat aux Assurances in Luxembourg is prioritising its response to the...
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The Series LLC and Captives – A Brief History

Jeffrey Simpson and Andrew Rennick, of Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, provide a...
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Healthcare and middle market top beneficiaries of Cayman cells – Paul Scrivener

The ability to form segregated portfolio companies (SPCs) in the Cayman Islands...
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The Legal Standing of Segregated Business Forms

Nigel Feetham, senior partner at Gibraltar law firm Hassans and an expert...
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Tennessee to clamp down on late premium tax returns, new legislation proposed

House Bill 302 has been filed in Tennessee’s General Assembly proposing a...
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Twenty years of PCCs, Guernsey and industry reacts

The first piece of protected cell company (PCC) legislation came into effect...
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Lloyd’s of London rules out Malta PCC option

Lloyd's of London considered utilising a protected cell company (PCC) as an...
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PCCs a missed opportunity, but London has time to evolve its ILS offering

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) and captive markets have responded positively to the...
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UK to restrict PCCs to ILS business

The government of the United Kingdom has made clear it will only...
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CapAlt to use PCC to serve MediGroup members

Captive Alternatives (CapAlt) has reached an agreement with MediGroup Physician Services to...
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Advantage launches PCC in Puerto Rico

Advantage Insurance has reiterated its commitment to Puerto Rico as an emerging...
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831(b) rise to $2.2m peaking risk managers’ interest – JLT Towner

The 831(b) tax election, cell captives and solutions for the middle market...
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PCCs could provide Solvency II relief for middle market

Europe’s smaller captive owners looking to mitigate the burden of Solvency II...
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Guernsey legislature clarifies PCC segregation

Lawmakers in Guernsey have acted quickly to clarify the deliberate segregation of...
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Cell & Series Guide 2016

When penning this introduction each year I take a moment to reflect on the...
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R&Q adds Bermuda cell company to legacy acquisitions

Run-off specialists R&Q have completed to acquisition of Agency Program Insurance Company...
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Group captives and cells an opportunity for TRIA access – Dustin Partlow

Dustin Partlow, senior account manager at JLT Towner Insurance Management (USA), says he...
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Questions arise from Guernsey PCC ruling

A judgement concerning protected cell companies (PCCs) in Guernsey and the allocation...
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Nigel Feetham on Global Mutual Fund PCC judgement

Nigel Feetham is a senior partner at Gibraltar law firm Hassans and...
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First legal memorandum on cell captives published

A Gibraltar-based lawyer, expert in legal issues concerning segregated business forms, has...
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Gibraltar targeting run-off and third party cell business in 2016

Michael Ashton, senior executive at Gibraltar Finance, has said one of his...
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Luxembourg PCC discussions making progress

The proposal to introduce the protected cell company (PCC) concept to Luxembourg...
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The Debate: Should individual cells be included in the total captive count?

Captive jurisdictions around the world continue to count and classify captives in...
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First Cayman PIC vehicle to add further cells

California-based Ascension Insurance Services is expecting to add a second cell to...
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Barbados passes ICC legislation

Incorporated cell company (ICC) legislation has been passed by the government in...
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US Court Opinion another step towards recognition of segregated business forms

Nigel Feetham is a senior partner at Hassans (a Gibraltar law firm)...
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PCC pioneer hails latest US court opinion on Series LLCs

An appeal court in Maryland has provided a “much needed judicial authority”...
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Cell business continues to boom in Guernsey

Guernsey has reported 319 active captives at year-end 2015, three down on...
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CapAlt launches cell company in Puerto Rico

Captive Alternatives (CapAlt) have launched a new protected cell company (PCC) in...
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What do a medieval bank, a litigious merchant and PCC/Series LLCs have in common?

Nigel Feetham is a senior partner at Hassans (a Gibraltar law firm)...
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Minor cell captive amendments proposed in South Dakota

The Committee on Commerce and Energy has proposed a minor amendment to...
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A Credit Analyst’s Perspective on Cell Companies

A Montana court ruling on a cell captive structure was widely heralded...
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Exclusive: Zurich establishes cell company in Vermont

The Zurich Insurance Group has formed a sponsored cell captive in Vermont,...
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Cayman PICs proving popular among rent-a-captive clients – Kieran O’Mahony

The portfolio insurance company (PIC) legislation enacted at the beginning of 2015...
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JLT Towner push PCC forward as short term solution

Prospective captive owners exploring the formation of an insurance subsidiary before year-end...
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IAIS adopts captive paper, cell company section expanded

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has approved the Application Paper...
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JLT Towner establish PCC in Connecticut

JLT Towner has formed a protected cell company (PCC) in Connecticut to...
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Fitch updates position on PCCs following landmark court ruling

Fitch Ratings has altered its view on protected cell companies (PCC) in...
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Roundstone launch voluntary benefits programme through captive

Roundstone Management, based in Ohio, has launched a new captive product for...
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Willis launch Vermont PCC

Willis Global Captive Practice has established a protected cell company (PCC) in...
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Cell Guide 2015

Cell company news has been at the forefront of the captive agenda in 2015....
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Guernsey PCC owned by chartered accountants proving popular with middle market

Price Bailey expects to surpass its own targets for formations of cell...
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PCC experts hail “landmark” US court ruling

A Montana District Court case has reaffirmed the legal principles behind protected...
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A landmark decision for PCCs

Nigel Feetham is a partner at Gibraltar law firm Hassans. An expert...
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The PCC – Essential principles confirmed in first substantive judgment

The first substantive judgment (Pac Re 5-AT v. AmTrust N.A., Inc., No....
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Connecticut licenses first sponsored captive

SOBC Corporation has established Connecticut’s first sponsored captive insurance company to serve...
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Exclusive: Luxembourg considering introduction of PCCs

Luxembourg, Europe’s leading onshore domicile for the formation of captives, is planning...
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SA Insurance Bill addresses cell captives

South Africa’s draft Insurance Bill 2015 will bring some clarity to the...
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White Rock USA gaining momentum

Aon’s move to establish its cell company brand in Vermont, the management...
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Aon establish White Rock USA operation in Vermont

Aon has brought its successful cell company solution White Rock to the...
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Group workers comp arrangement leads to first Cayman PIC

Cayman has licensed its first portfolio insurance company (PIC) after AARIS Insurance...
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Swiss Re partners Guardrisk for South Africa offering

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions will work with Guardrisk Insurance Company in South...
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Cayman’s new SPC legislation goes live

Segregated portfolio companies (SPCs) will benefit from enhanced legislation bringing them closer...
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DC strikes ‘segregated account’ from captive legislation

The District of Columbia has replaced all references to segregated accounts with...
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Mid market employee benefits solution could lie in cell companies

Medium sized companies that do not have a captive but are keen...
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Guardrisk exploring ways to export cell captive IP into more African markets

Guardrisk, a Johannesburg-based alternative risk transfer company, is seeking ways expand its...
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Wilmington Trust take on StrucSure captives

The segregated portfolio company (SPC) and risk retention group (RRG) owned by...
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Part VII transfers add options to Gibraltar’s PCCs – Ashton

Insurance groups utilising Gibraltar’s protected cell company (PCC) legislation will have had...
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South Carolina opens door to incorporated cells

South Carolina is hoping to attract new captive business after passing bill...
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PCCs and Series LLCs: A tale of two laws

Nigel Feetham of Hassans examines the legal developments surrounding PCCs in Gibraltar...
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AIG eyes Latin companies for new SAC

AIG hopes to win cell captive business from Latin America with its...
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Cell growth continues in Guernsey

Cell business is continuing to dominate new captive licences being issued in...
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Butterworth predicts future cell structures

Former Guernsey regulator Steve Butterworth – who is credited with pioneering the...
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Willis: Malta PCC on cusp of writing business

Willis expects its Malta-domiciled protected cell company, Lime Street PCC, to write...
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JLT targets Asia with tailored ICC structure

JLT Insurance Management (JLTIM) is targeting Asian corporations, having formed the first...
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Bright predictions for SC captives

South Carolina hopes to be the next captive domicile to pass cell...
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To rate or not to rate

In late November Fitch Ratings released a special report in response to...
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Guernsey continues growth in cells

Guernsey has maintained its substantial growth in cells this year, licensing a...
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Bermuda based SAC Re finds buyer

S.A.C. Re Holdings, Ltd. has found a buyer for its Bermuda-based Class...
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PIC’s main topic at CCF

One of the main topics of conversation on the first day of...
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Further growth in Guernsey cells

Guernsey-based captive managers Robus Group have added 27 protected cells (PCs), as...
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Fitch considers rating PCC captives

In response to multiple enquiries asking it to rate captive insurers organised...
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Malta grows by one PCC

Despite having a slow year for captive growth, Malta has licensed its...
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Guernsey sees substantial cell growth

There was substantial growth in cell companies in Guernsey in the first...
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SAC Capital looking for SAC Re buyer

Hedge fund firm SAC Capital Advisors LP is seeking a buyer for...
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PCC’s more flexible than 831(b) micro captives

Protected cell captives (PCC) are an attractive alternative for smaller parent companies,...
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AM Best affirm“A (Excellent)” rating to Cayman SPC

Ratings agency, A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of “A...
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First protected cell captive approved in Jersey

The first protected cell captive insurance company has been established in Jersey....
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The Third Space

The global charity sector is a beast of Leviathan-like proportions. A paper...
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Guernsey sees 53% growth in captives, PCCs and ICCs

Guernsey has seen a 53% rise in licensed international insurers during 2011,...
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PCC used for eco-friendly scheme

A clean energy scheme will be funded through a Guernsey PCC for...
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Abacus licenses first cell-based insurance manager

Abacus Risk Management Services PCC (Abacus), which claims to be the first...
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Isle of Man expands PCC scope

The Isle of Man has amended its protected cell company (PCC) legislation...
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PCC cells: what’s next?

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White Rock launches in Isle of Man

Aon’s White Rock has launched a protected cell company (PCC) in the...
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Concordis develops cell captive network

Financial holding company Concordis Group has announced that it is developing a...
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Heritage lays claim to first PCC amalgamation

Heritage Insurance Management (Heritage) has performed the first amalgamation of two protected...
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Utah end-of-year formations surge

Utah saw the numbers of captive insurance companies in the domicile increase...
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BVI unveils new Insurance Act

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Financial Services Commission has introduced the BVI...
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Caledonian to manage Concordis Group SPC

Caledonian Insurance Services has been appointed to manage the new segregated portfolio...
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HM Treasury to consult on investment uses for PCCs

The UK Treasury has published a consultation paper including proposals for the...
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FERMA published an extensive Beps document in June designed to help Europe’s tax authorities make...
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Captive Review has published the white paper, Attitudes Towards Captive Insurance in Asia, in collaboration with...
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Kirk Watkins, BeneCap practice leader at the Trion Group, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC...
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As an industry and a publication, while much focus is on the captive entities themselves,...
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With London’s insurance-linked securities (ILS) hub set for an autumn launch, Guernsey Finance chief executive...
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