Vermont’s tax credit changes passed by legislature

Changes to the tax credit system for captive insurers domiciled in Vermont...
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The Debate: Domicile Evolution

Rich Smith of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) and Josh Magden...
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Vermont legislation signed into law, tax credit changes carved out

Governor Phil Scott has signed House Bill 85 into law, updating Vermont’s...
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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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Year in Review: Rich Smith

As 2016 draws to a close, Captive Review has asked a number...
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Vermont license 11 captives in 2016, SPIs expected to dry up

The State of Vermont has licensed 11 new captives so far in...
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Vermont Report 2016

Rich Smith, president of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association, introduces the Vermont...
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VCIA steps up campaign for passage of Captive Clarification Act

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) remains hopeful the Captive Clarification Act...
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Vermont appoints new insurance commissioner

Vermont’s Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Michael Pieciak as the State’s new...
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Treasury prepares to draw up captive TRIP rules, VCIA and SIIA respond

The United States’ Department of the Treasury is considering introducing specific rules...
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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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New Vermont legislation to be proposed today

Rich Smith, chairman of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA), will vouch...
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China trip to Vermont scuppered by corruption scandal

A clampdown on corruption among China’s insurance regulators and officials has prevented...
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Vermont Report 2015

The Vermont Report 2015 examines what makes the United States' largest onshore...
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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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Make sure 831(b) captives are true insurance vehicles – Smith

Rich Smith, president of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA), has called...
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Captive industry right to be wary of IAIS – Smith

Rich Smith, president of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA), is “definitely...
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“Cautious optimism” for NRRA amendment, but “political gridlock” a threat

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) is “cautiously optimistic” legislation proposed last...
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Soft market gives prospective captive owners more time – Bauman

Zurich’s Steven Bauman believes the idea that a soft market should make...
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Regulation dominates VCIA discussions – Smith

Regulation of the captive insurance industry, at state, federal and global levels,...
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Exclusive: Captive management firm launched in Wisconsin

An independent captive management firm, which is putting the provision of new...
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New US domiciles won’t remain in the game – Provost

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) and the state’s regulator David Provost...
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Ambitious future unveiled for New England college captive

A one-year-old group captive, writing employee health insurance for 7,000 staff at...
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VT and SC legislators target NRRA clarity for captives

Cross-party politicians have introduced two pieces of legislation to the United States’...
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Captive Insurance: A Bright Light, Not a Shadow

INDUSTRY COMMENT: 'Captive bashing' provides an opportunity for the captive insurance industry...
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Vermont licenses 1000th captive

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) has licensed the state's 1,000th...
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Too many domiciles, not enough captives in US

Captive numbers in the US may be insufficient to keep all 37...
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The captive industry has reacted with scorn to the IRS’ attitude towards the 831(b) tax...
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The cover for this month’s edition went through various iterations, with one version particularly hard...
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As the gig economy evolves and workers file lawsuits to strengthen their rights, companies are...
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Rich Smith of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) and Josh Magden of Texas Captive...
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Captive Review was joined by Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) and American multinational Cargill Incorporated, to discuss...
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