Solvency II equivalence produces “no dramatic change” in Switzerland

The regulatory burden for captive insurance companies domiciled in Switzerland has not...
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Captive numbers down in Switzerland and Isle of Man

Five captives closed in Switzerland during 2016, while seven captive licences were...
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Willis Towers Watson adds Switzerland to domicile portfolio

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has approved an application from...
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Switzerland granted full Solvency II equivalence

Switzerland has been approved as fully Solvency II equivalent and will be...
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ECIROA seeking EIOPA clarity on Solvency II third country equivalence

Guenter Droese, chairman of the European Captive Insurance and Reinsurance Owners’ Association...
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Swiss captive association bidding to improve regulator relations

The Swiss Insurance and Reinsurance Captives Association (SIRCA) has made significant progress...
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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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Vale’s Barbados captive rated by Moody’s, risk transferred from Switzerland

Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. has had its Barbados captive assigned a...
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Tokio Millennium Re completes redomestication

Tokio Millennium Re (TMR), a subsidiary of Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. &...
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Guernsey signs TIEAs with Switzerland and Hungary

Guernsey has signed Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) with Switzerland and Hungary....
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ILS manager hires risk management expert

Twelve Capital, the Swiss-based independent investment manager focused on managing insurance-linked securities,...
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Swiss government set to allow banks to settle US tax disputes

The Swiss government is set to allow its banks to disclose client...
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Tokio Millennium Re to redomesticate to Switzerland

Tokio Millennium Re Ltd. plans to redomesticate its place of incorporation from...
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Bermuda receives final Solvency II reports

Bermuda has received the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority’s final reports...
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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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