Insurance agency forms Vermont’s 1,100th captive

The State of Vermont has passed another milestone, issuing its 1,100th captive...
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Re-domestication among five new Arizona licences

Arizona has issued five new captive licences in 2017, including one re-domestication...
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Healthcare captives take number one spot in Vermont

The healthcare industry has overtaken manufacturing as the largest individual sector owning...
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SPCs and pure captives lead formation activity in Cayman

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) licensed nine new insurers in the...
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Labuan IBFC targeting regional captive hub status

The next step in Labuan’s domicile development will be to become the...
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Labuan IBFC announces priorities for 2017, captives remain key focus

The Labuan International and Business Financial Centre (IBFC) has identified captive insurance...
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Cayman licences 10 insurance entities in Q3

The Cayman Islands has 655 active captive licences as of 30 September,...
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Home state business likely to drive any Florida captive activity

Florida’s elder care and real estate sectors could be among those set...
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Malta expecting a “bumper year” for new formations

Professor Joe Bannister, chairman of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), believes...
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TxCIA pursuing statute updates in 2017 legislative session

The Texas Captive Insurance Association (TxCIA) is pursuing two substantial changes to...
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Tennessee Farmers re-domesticate Cayman captive

An association captive owned by the Tennessee Farmers Cooperative (TFC) has been...
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Voya Financial captive among new formations in Arizona

The Arizona Department of Insurance licensed four new captives in the first...
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US Virgin Islands targeting captive growth

The United States Virgin Islands is bidding to kick-start its captive programme...
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Pure captives down, but groups and SPCs up in Cayman

The Cayman Islands had 656 active captive licences at 30 June, 2016...
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Vermont captives write $27.5bn premium in 2015

Captive insurance companies domiciled in Vermont wrote more than $27bn in premium...
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Hawaii celebrates 30 years of captives

Captives in Hawaii are now writing more than $4.34bn in premium and...
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Alabama captive amendments to take effect 1 July

Alabama’s Governor Robert Bentley has signed House Bill 270 into law amending...
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Governor signs Tennessee captive legislation focusing on re-domestications

Amendments to Tennessee’s captive statute, including a one-year premium tax holiday for...
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North Carolina premium volume rises to $700m in 2015

Premium written by captive insurance companies domiciled in North Carolina rose by...
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Tennessee taking carrot and stick approach to re-domestication pressure

The beefing up of Tennessee’s self-procurement tax, coupled with the offer of...
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Captive Review March Edition

The months following year-end have been enlightening, intriguing and frustrating in equal measure....
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Nevada licenses 50 new captives in 2015

The State of Nevada licensed fifty new captives in 2015, bringing its...
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74 pure and 112 series captives added in Delaware

The State of Delaware licensed 189 risk bearing entities (RBEs) in 2015,...
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Montana closes in on 200 captives

Montana licensed 38 new captives in 2015, including 32 pure and two...
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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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USA Risk license Arkansas’ first special purpose captive

Little Rock hospital Baptist Health has established a special purpose captive insurance...
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Connecticut confirm Grace appointment, adds three captives in 2015

Janet Grace has been officially unveiled as head of Connecticut’s Captive Insurance...
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North Carolina adds 42 captives in 2015

North Carolina, actively licensing captives since 2013, is now home to almost...
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Tennessee license 57 captives in 2015

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance licensed 57 new captives in...
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Europe’s captive numbers continue to drop, but Dublin’s up

Liechtenstein, Malta and the Isle of Man have all reported a decrease...
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Captive exodus continues in Kentucky

Thirty-one captives were dissolved in Kentucky during 2015, bringing its total number...
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Utah reports net increase of 28 captives

The Utah Insurance Department ended 2015 on 447 captives, having licensed 66...
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Texas increases captive count by 9

The Texas Department of Insurance licensed ten new captives in 2015, taking...
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Cayman captive figures drop sharply in 2015

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has reported a steep drop in...
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Swiss regulator to continue with special captive treatment, despite Solvency II

The advent of Solvency II and the achievement of full equivalence will...
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Bermuda licenses 22 new captives

Bermuda, the largest captive insurance domicile in the world, licensed 22 new...
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Luxembourg makes net loss of 7 captives in 2015

The Commissariat aux Assurances, Luxembourg’s insurance regulator, has reported to Captive Review...
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Oklahoma adds 26 to captive books

Oklahoma, one of the emerging domiciles in the United States, licensed 26...
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11 re-domestications contributes to 33 new captives in Vermont

Vermont has reported a record year for re-domestications, licensing 11 captives that...
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South Carolina adds 30 RBEs in 2015

South Carolina’s Department of Insurance has reported a net increase of 12...
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Tennessee surpasses the 100 captive landmark

The State of Tennessee is now home to more than 330 risk...
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Utah makes “aggressive” move to encourage online applications

The Utah Captive Insurance Division has launched the Captive Insurer Application portal...
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Licence clean up sees pure captive numbers fall further in Cayman

The number of captive insurance companies licensed in the Cayman Islands has...
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Guernsey makes strong start to 2015

Guernsey, Europe’s largest offshore captive domicile, has licensed two protected cell companies...
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Redomestications boost Vermont’s performance in 2015

Vermont, the United States’ largest onshore domicile, has benefitted from five captive...
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Cayman’s captive drop-off a result of healthcare M&As and licence clean up

The steep drop in captives domiciled in the Cayman Islands during the...
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Cayman experiences significant drop-off in Q2 captive numbers

The Cayman Islands has lost 39 captives in the three month period...
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Oklahoma encourages redomestications with captive amendments

Senate Bill 455 has been signed into law by Oklahoma Governor Mary...
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Half year captive formations up in Bermuda

Bermuda has licensed 10 new captive insurance companies in the first half...
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Texas governor signs captive enhancements into law

Senate Bill 667 has been signed into law by Texas Governor Greg...
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North Carolina legislation makes progress

House Bill 163 has been sent to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory...
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Labuan captive count drops by one

The total number of captive insurance companies domiciled in Labuan dropped by...
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Record breaking 2014 for Nevada

Nevada’s captive industry enjoyed another record breaking year for captive formations in...
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Domicile Profile

Captive Review lifts the lid on the latest statistics from the world's...
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Dublin recovery gains pace with 8 new licenses in 2014

Regulatory clarity and a recovering European economy are thought to be the...
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BVI bullish over 2015 prospects with new legislation anticipated

The British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) regulator is expecting a return to positive...
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Poor regulation in one state could have big effect – Maria Sheffield

Growing competition between onshore domiciles in the United States is healthy, but...
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Mergers and natural cycles reason for Isle of Man closures – David Vick

The license activity in the Isle of Man is relatively representative of...
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No reason Utah growth will slow down – David Snowball

David Snowball, Utah’s captive insurance director, has told Captive Review the state...
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Delaware makes a net gain of 67 in 2014

Delaware licensed 87 new captive insurance companies in 2014 with 20 closing...
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42 new captives, 194 new cells in Tennessee

The state of Tennessee continued its impressive growth as a captive domicile...
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Vale makes way for Ikano as Swiss captive figures remain stable

Switzerland licensed one new captive and lost one in 2014, with Ikano...
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Cayman license 22 insurers in 2014

Grand Cayman licensed 22 new risk bearing entities in the 2014 calendar...
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TxCIA targets captive legislation amendments after Texas licenses 12 in 2014

The Lone Star State licensed its first 12 captives in 2014 and...
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Montana license 34 new captives in 2014

Thirty-four captives and 29 new cells were licensed in Montana during 2014,...
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Captive formations in Bermuda slows as 16 new entities licensed in 2014

Bermuda, the world’s largest captive domicile, licensed 16 new captives in the...
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North Carolina tops 50 licensed captives, plus 120 protected cells

Forty-nine captives were either established or relocated to North Carolina during 2014,...
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Oklahoma halfway to 100 captive target

The state of Oklahoma is now home to 47 captive insurance companies,...
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15 new captives licensed in Hawaii during 2014

Hawaii licensed 15 new captive insurance companies in 2014, with the premium...
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South Carolina license 20 new captives in 2014

Twenty new captives and one re-domestication were licensed by the South Carolina...
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Vermont adds 16 new captives, but loses 17 in 2014

Vermont, the United States’ leading captive jurisdiction, made a net loss of...
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Net growth of 39 insurers for Guernsey in 2014

There are now 797 international insurers licensed in Guernsey after 85 new...
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North Carolina could surpass 30 formations in 2014

The North Carolina Department of Insurance has laid bare its ambition to...
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Hong Kong makes play for China’s captives

Hong Kong’s financial sector is the ideal environment for Chinese corporations to...
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Captive and SPI growth slows in Bermuda

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) licensed seven new captives in the first...
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Montana surpasses 150 captives

The state of Montana now has 150 captives licensed in the domicile,...
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Labuan reports 34% rise in captive gross premium

Malaysia’s offshore financial centre, Labuan, licensed four new captive insurance companies in...
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Eveleigh: Still room for more U.S. domiciles

Contrary to concerns over the proliferation of onshore captive domiciles in the...
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North Carolina opens for business

North Carolina has commenced operations as a captive insurance domicile. The North...
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China and Captives

According to caricature China makes things you can drop on your foot....
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Increase in domiciles may impact regulatory control

There is a risk that the increase in captive domiciles could potentially...
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Rating could cut Solvency II costs says Fitch

Obtaining a credit rating on a captive could lower the overall capital...
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Prysmian’s risk manager

In 2008, Prysmian Group formed a reinsurance captive in Ireland, which covers...
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Bermuda benefits from Captive Live clients

Bermuda believes the world still needs to be educated on the benefits...
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Trucking company decides to start captive

An Illinois-based trucking company is looking to start a captive.   Compass...
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White departs Delaware as captive revenue department announced

Delaware insurance commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced a new captive revenue generating...
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In the 2017 Investment and Banking Focus we address investment opportunities and strategies for captives. ...
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Paul Woehrmann and Florence Tondu-Mélique, of Zurich, provide insight into the latest market observations and...
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The dust has settled somewhat after the burst of news and commentary on the Avrahami...
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What does the future hold for larger captives in the post-Avrahami-decision world?  Mikhail Raybshteyn and...
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Matthew Queen is general counsel and chief compliance officer at Venture Captive Management, LLC, a...
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