Delaware to introduce dormant captive status

Delaware will be the latest American domicile to add a ‘dormant’ definition...
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Texas sitting on 32 captives after another strong year

There were 32 active captives in the Lone Star State at 31...
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Arkansas to introduce incorporated cells

Sponsored captives in Arkansas will be able to facilitate incorporated as well...
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Connecticut commissioner set to investigate microcaptives

Connecticut’s insurance commissioner is set to embark on a study of those...
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Montana to introduce dormant status

The legislature in Montana has introduced a Bill that will add dormant...
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Captives of all sizes will benefit from Vermont tax credit change – David Provost

The proposed tax credit change in Vermont’s latest captive bill will, if...
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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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Agency captives a positive step for Vermont – Gary Osborne

Introducing agency captives to Vermont will boost both the profile of the...
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Vermont makes play for smaller captives with new legislation

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) has put forward a captive bill...
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Donald Trump: Five areas for US captive industry to watch

President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January...
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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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Bermuda considers LLC legislation, inspired by Delaware

The Bermuda government is considering new legislation that would introduce limited liability...
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Captive amendments passing through Delaware’s legislature

A Bill introduced to amend an “unintended consequence” of captive legislation passed...
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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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Vermont not ashamed to replicate rival domiciles – Rich Smith

Rich Smith, president of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA), has said...
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Tennessee businesses have no reason to domicile elsewhere – Kevin Doherty

President of the Tennessee Captive Insurance Association (TCIA) Kevin Doherty has told...
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States progress with updated captive statutes

Captive insurance bills in Vermont, Tennessee and Alabama have either been signed...
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Legislation proposes substantial change to Alabama’s captive laws

Legislation making its way through Alabama’s House of Representatives proposes several changes...
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Georgia legislation proposes loosening requirements on captive managers

Senate Bill 347 has been introduced to Georgia’s General Assembly, proposing amendments...
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New Vermont legislation to be proposed today

Rich Smith, chairman of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA), will vouch...
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NRRA opposes Nonprofit Property Protection Act

The National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) will not support the Nonprofit Property...
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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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Some smaller captives will have to restructure or close – regulators

A number of smaller captives making the 831(b) tax election will have...
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831(b) uncertainty not impacting formation numbers

Captive managers and state regulators remain upbeat in the face of continued...
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Industry rallying to fight “harmful” 831(b) legislation

America’s captive insurance industry, led by the Self Insurance Institute of America...
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SIIA writes to captive regulators to share 831(b) legislation concerns

The Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) has written to state captive insurance...
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NRRA scores another court victory for RRGs

Dan Labrie, chairman of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), has lauded...
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Missouri supports FHLB legislation, but asks for more

The Missouri Captive Insurance Association (MOCIA) has voiced its support for HR3808...
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BVI introduces greater flexibility to captive legislation

Captive insurance companies in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) can now opt...
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IIABA opposes expansion of RRGs

An attempt by Congress to allow risk retention groups (RRGs) to write...
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IA15 rises above Solvency II and BEPS as biggest UK captive concern

The Insurance Act 2015 (IA15) is now a major concern for captive...
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Clarification Act could leave captives “undefined” – TxCIA

Representatives from the Texas Captive Insurance Association (TxCIA) have joined the list...
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Captive Clarification Act may not benefit whole industry – Gary Osborne

The Captive Clarification Act, put forward by Vermont and South Carolina and...
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VCIA grateful for reintroduction of Captive Clarification Act

Rich Smith, president of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA), is hopeful...
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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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Wide reaching changes to Delaware’s captive insurance laws

Steve Kinion, director of Delaware’s bureau of captive and financial insurance products,...
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North Carolina re-domestications will take time to materialise – Martin Eveleigh

Large North Carolina-headquartered businesses with established captives in other domiciles are unlikely...
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Captive Clarification Act reintroduced in the US

Senators from Vermont and South Carolina have reintroduced the Captive Clarification Act...
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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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Texas captive legislation approaches final hurdle

Senate Bill 667, supported by the Texas Captive Insurance Association (TxCIA), has...
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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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Vermont cell and capital legislation due to be signed

Vermont’s Governor Peter Shumlin is set to sign new captive legislation into...
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Captive Review May Edition

Despite having covered the captive insurance industry for little over a year,...
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Legislation introduced to increase 831(b) premium allowance

The United States’ House of Representatives and Senate have received legislation that...
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Barbados seeks feedback on cell legislation

The Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development in...
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Montana legislates for public entity captive formation

Public sector organisations can now establish captive insurance companies in Montana after...
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Georgia reduces captive capital requirements

Legislators in Georgia have moved to add a degree of flexibility to...
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South Dakota allows agency captives

South Dakota is now open to licensing agency captive insurance companies after...
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Vermont’s capital and cell proposals pass Commerce Committee

Senate Bill 98, which proposes changes to Vermont’s cell regulation and capital...
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UPDATE: Senator amends Illinois bill to repeal captive tax

Senate Bill 1573, the proposal to repeal the controversial Illinois self-procurement tax...
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ISPV legislation launched in Isle of Man

The race among the European jurisdictions to attract insurance-linked securities (ILS) and...
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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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Texas Senate and House receive captive amendment legislation

Legislation seeking to amend the rules around captives utilising reinsurance pooling arrangements...
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UK Insurance Act should be welcomed by captives – Kiran Soar

The Houses of Parliament granted final approval of the Insurance Law Bill...
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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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Captive lobbyists target workers’ comp, cash and LLC flexibility in Tennessee

Legislation proposed in Tennessee could provide captives with more flexibility on workers’...
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Vermont proposes to loosen restrictions on captive cash

Captive insurance companies domiciled in Vermont may soon be able to make...
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North Carolina expecting growth after SPV legislation introduced

Wayne Goodwin, North Carolina’s insurance commissioner, is confident the domicile will attract...
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Ohio captive legislation a tool for local businesses – insurance director

Mary Taylor, Ohio’s lieutenant governor and director of the state's Department of...
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Ohio joins captive club and includes SPV legislation

Ohio captive legislation has been signed into law by Governor John Kasich,...
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Vermont House considers dormant captive licences

Draft legislation that would introduce dormant captive insurance company licences in Vermont...
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Law introduced to protect stop-loss captives

Federal legislation has been introduced to ensure that regulators cannot re-define stop-loss...
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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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Texas passes captive law

Texas has passed a law allowing for the formation of pure captive...
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New insurance commissioner for Texas

Julia Rathgeber has been appointed Texas’ new commissioner of insurance. She will...
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Neal-Menendez bill back in Congress

Legislation has been reintroduced in the United States House of Representatives and...
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Missouri adopts new captive legislation

Missouri has adopted captive legislation that will allow the formation of sponsored...
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Michigan planning new captive laws

Michigan is working on new proposals for its captive legislation, which are...
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Anguilla hopes to pass new legislation by 2012

Anguilla insurance regulators are hoping to pass a new insurance act to...
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Arizona broadcast training sessions live

Arizona regulators will discuss the Holdings Company Act and corporate governance standards...
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TN licenses first captive since revamp

Tennessee has authorised its first captive application since it updated its captive...
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Risk Retention Reporter founder loses battle with cancer

Karen Cutts, managing editor of trade journal the Risk Retention Reporter, has...
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Missouri upgrades captive law

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed a new bill making it easier...
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Labuan has become Asia’s most pro-active captive domicile as it looks to reboot the continent’s captive...
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Steve Tunstall is general secretary of the Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association and...
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The merger of Willis and Towers Watson has helped to create the next generation in...
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I would like to start by congratulating Dan Towle on his appointment as the next...
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Robert Gagliardi, head of AIG’s captive management and US Fronting operations, speaks to Captive Review...
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