Plugging the gap

The insurance market is hardening. After more than 20 years of favourable...
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CICA launches Amplify Women task force

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has launched a task force to...
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The domicile decision

Traditionally referred to as an offshore industry, captive insurance has found itself...
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EY promotes two in captive insurance team

Ernst & Young (EY) has promoted two of its US captive insurance...
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Partlow: Cell structures a ‘double-edged sword’

The use of cell structures is opening up the captive insurance market...
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Tennessee legislative updates pass House, Senate

The state of Tennessee is poised to make a host of changes...
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SIIA plans ‘more consistent’ lobbying strategy

The Self Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) is developing a “more consistent”...
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Marsh, RIMS: Captives the leading ART structure

Captives are the leading solution for businesses looking to utilise alternative risk...
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Shaking off the ‘vulture’ reputation

Often referred to as the “vultures” of the insurance world, the prominence...
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CIC targets mid-market with new programme

CIC Services has opened the mid-market to the captive insurance world, claimed...
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IRS starts campaign to monitor arm’s length pricing

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) large business and international division (LB&I) has...
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Vermont legislation will help state ‘keep pace’ with industry

Updates to Vermont’s captive law will allow the state to “keep pace”...
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Syzygy may have ‘no impact’ on future cases – RMC

The facts in the Syzygy opinion were “horrendous”, but it may have...
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AM Best affirms ratings of BNY Mellon’s captives

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength and credit ratings of The...
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Accenture, Generali EB launch blockchain captive solution

Accenture and Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) have partnered up to release a...
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Thomas Keist: Captives shifting towards intangible assets

Companies are increasingly utilising their captives to cover risks such as non-physical...
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Feetham appointed to Queen’s Counsel

Hassans partner Nigel Feetham has been appointed to Queen’s Counsel by the...
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AM Best affirms Nissan’s captive ratings

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength and credit ratings of Nissan’s...
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Whitehouse: Case for 831(b)s is improving

The case for 831(b) captives is improving despite the latest Internal Revenue...
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Captive Review US Roadshow Series: How to attend

Captive Review is embarking on a tour of the US next month,...
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IRS prevails in Syzygy 831(b) case

The US Tax Court has ruled in favour of the Internal Revenue...
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Guernsey: Substance rules ‘aren’t a big deal’

The implementation of new substance requirements in Guernsey will have minimal impact...
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OECD approves and ratifies three more jurisdictions

Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Georgia are the latest countries to accept and...
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Giles: Data ‘critical’ to medical stop loss plans

Self-insurance is “much more effective” than approaching the traditional market when insuring...
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BevCap adds Hoppe as director of claims

Captive manager BevCap has hired Curtis Hoppe as director of claims and...
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Leavitt hires Wagner as advisor

Independent insurance agency Leavitt Group has hired Holly Wagner as an insurance...
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Pfizer captive rated ‘Excellent’ by AM Best

American pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer has had its captive rated by AM Best....
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Energi appoints two former insurance regulators

US insurance business Energi has appointed two former insurance regulators to its...
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Microsoft captive fails to recover $150m losses from Hynix fire

Cypress Insurance Company has failed in its efforts to recoup the $150m...
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Macy’s captive could face $23.8m penalty over Maryland tax case

The captive insurance company of US department store Macy’s could be facing...
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University of California opens fourth captive

The University of California has opened up a fourth captive to add...
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Labuan licences 6 captives, despite ‘global challenges’

Labuan licensed 6 captives and increased its gross written premium this year...
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‘Underserved’ captive market should consider AI alternatives – MacArthur

The captive insurance market is “underserved” by claims management providers and should...
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Micro captives remain on IRS’ Dirty Dozen list

Micro captives will remain on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) ‘Dirty Dozen’...
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Kreidler clampdown for ‘own political gain’, says CICA president

Washington insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler is clamping down on captive insurance companies...
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Frontrunner Captive Management: Captives must ‘re-inspect their defences’

It is time for captives to “re-inspect their defences”, as the IRS...
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Artex seeks to dismiss ‘civil conspiracy’ case

Artex Risk Solutions has filed a motion to dismiss Dimitri Shivkov and...
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Industry groups back Bermuda reputation

Industry groups in Bermuda have backed the government’s efforts to remove the...
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Costco’s captive agrees $3.6m settlement with Washington’s Kreidler

CostCo’s captive insurance company NW Re Limited has agreed a $3.6m settlement...
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Guernsey meets EU’s substance requirements

Guernsey has met the European Union’s (EU) substance requirements for entities operating...
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Temple University students take top spot in CICA award

Seniors from Temple University took top spot in the Captive Insurance Companies...
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White Rock launches DC operation

Aon’s protected cell business White Rock has set up in a seventh...
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Georgia should focus on fortune 500s – Barile Consulting

Georgia should appeal to the fortune 500 companies based in the state...
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ChainThat launches blockchain insurance exchange

A risk and capital exchange for the insurance and reinsurance market is...
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VCIA president: Captives can help tackle climate change

Captive insurance companies can help in tackling climate change and must assume...
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Guernsey backs captive solution for pension risks

A captive-based solution should be considered for management of defined benefit pension...
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Marsh adds former AIG head

Marsh has appointed Robert Bauer to lead its US Sharing Economy and...
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US Virgin Islands poised for ‘gigantic leap’ in captive insurance growth

The US Virgin Islands is poised to make a “gigantic leap” in...
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Alabama welcomes 14 new captives

The state of Alabama licensed 14 new captives in 2018, four more...
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Nestlé’s captive withdraws from AM Best rating process

Nestlé’s captive Intercona Re has withdrawn from AM Best’s ratings process despite...
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Businesses to face ‘unprecedented’ uncertainty in 2019 – Marsh

Businesses are likely to face increasing uncertainty in the year ahead due...
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Capstone in negotiations for captive portfolios

Capstone is in negotiations to acquire captive insurance portfolios from captive managers...
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Pool Re places £75m cat bond

British state-backed reinsurer Pool Re has placed a £75m catastrophe bond through...
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Energy sector increasing use of captives – Aon

Captives will continue to form a key part of an energy company’s...
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Cayman open to digital businesses, says IMAC

The Cayman Islands is able to “drive the conversation” around the use...
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Pinnacle promotes two in bid for growth

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources has promoted two of its employees as it focuses...
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Captive Review Power 50: The top 10

After a week of counting down, Captive Review is finally ready to...
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eCaptiv to launch two group captives

eCaptiv, Energi Insurance Services' sponsored captive, is forming two group captives to...
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Captive Review Power 50: 20 – 11

We're edging closer and closer to revealing who took top spot in...
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Bermuda captive numbers drop for second year

The number of captives licensed in Bermuda has dropped for the second...
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AXA XL plans European job cuts

AXA XL is planning to cut more than 700 positions across Europe...
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Captive consolidation: How the M&A flurry is impacting the market

Consolidation in the insurance market has been a common play across the...
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Captive consolidation: How the M&A flurry is impacting the market

Consolidation in the insurance market has been a common play across the...
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Captive Review Power 50: 30-21

As we get closer and closer to finding out who made the...
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Captive Review Power 50: the latest

Following more than 3,000 votes and weeks of waiting, here is the...
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Revealed: Captive Review Power 50 2018

The Captive Review Power 50 has been revealed after more than 3,000...
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North Carolina continues ‘robust growth’

The captive insurance market in North Carolina is experiencing “robust growth”, despite...
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Anguilla releases economic substance requirements

The government of Anguilla has released its economic substance requirements as it...
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CICA releases captive guidance document

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has released a document advising professionals...
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Bauknight Pietras & Stormer elects Hudson chair of board

Accounting and consulting firm Bauknight Pietras & Stormer (BPS) has elected Bryan...
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SMEs driving force for D&O in captives

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have driven the need for directors and officers...
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Sony’s captive rated ‘excellent’

AM Best has upgraded the financial strength and long term issuer credit...
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Delaware conditional licensing a ‘success’ despite headwinds

Delaware registered 46 new captive insurers in 2018, with the majority taking...
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‘Growing asset base’ driving Abu Dhabi captive growth

A growing asset base among large Middle Eastern groups is driving the...
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CHSI launches captive management software

Insurance software company CHSI Technologies has released a new system which aims...
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Butler Snow hires former Tennessee regulator

US law firm Butler Snow has hired former insurance regulator Ben Whitehouse...
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Court ‘erroneous’ in Reserve case analysis – Capstone

Captive manager Capstone Associated Services has published its fourth commentary on the...
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Georgia captive bill will make state ‘competitive’

The Georgia Department of Insurance is being “proactive” in ensuring its proposed...
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Zurich North America names Meador head of group captives

Zurich North America has named Jason Meador head of group captives for...
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Vermont licences 25 new captives in 2018

The state of Vermont licensed 25 new captives in 2018, according to...
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Tennessee captive market performing at ‘healthy rate’

The captive insurance industry in Tennessee has performed at a “very healthy...
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Schmidt joins Woodruff Sawyer from Beecher Carlson

Dan Schmidt has joined insurance broker Woodruff Sawyer following a 10-year stint...
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Johnson Lambert names three partners

Audit and compliance firm Johnson Lambert has named three new partners in...
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Fleming Re acquires P&C liabilities from SeQure Underwriters

Fleming Re has acquired the outstanding property and casualty liabilities from United...
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Chubb completes France move ahead of Brexit deadline

Chubb European Group has re-domiciled its businesses from London to France in...
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Half of new Bermuda formations from automotive, manufacturing, retail – BMA

Half of all new captive formations in Bermuda came from the automotive,...
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Washington plans give captives ‘certainty’ – commissioner Kreidler

Washington treats captives as “unauthorised” entities and the latest plans will ensure...
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Artex, Gallagher case could ‘taint the industry’

The class action lawsuit against a group including Artex and Arthur J...
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Captive accused of cheating workers out of millions of dollars

Attorneys have filed a class action lawsuit against Edison Home Health Care...
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‘Strong and unified’ response expected to Kreidler’s captive plan

The Washington insurance commissioner’s plan to manage captive insurers operating in the...
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831(b) lawsuits ‘like school of piranhas’ – Jay Adkisson

Class action lawsuits against captives found to not be in compliance with...
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Arthur J Gallagher picks up Chicago-based captive consultant

Arthur J Gallagher has acquired Chicago-based Captive Insurance Company Design and Operations....
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Investing your captive: the industry’s hunt for yield

The need to put the capital in your captive to work is...
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Investing your captive: the industry’s hunt for yield

The need to put the capital in your captive to work is...
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NiSource Inc captive rated ‘Excellent’

AM Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of gas and electric...
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AM Best opens in Amsterdam as part of Brexit plans

AM Best has been registered as a credit rating agency by the...
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North Carolina considers tax holiday for returning captives

North Carolina is considering introducing a premium tax holiday for captive insurers...
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Captive Review November Edition

At Captive Review we rarely opt for a themed cover, but there...
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LatAm Report 2015

The Latin American captive insurance market is enjoying a significant boom in...
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Nominations open for 2014 Captive Review Power 50

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Captive Review Power 50, in...
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Dublin Report 2014

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Dublin International Insurance & Management Association...
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Nominations open for Captive Review Power 50

Captive Review has opened nominations for the 2014 edition of the Power...
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The BDA appoints Ross Webber as CEO

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) has appointed Ross Webber as chief...
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SRS opens office in Austin, Texas

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) has announced the opening of an office in...
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Only 1% of captive owners underwrite cyber risk – Aon

Only 1% of captive owners currently write cyber into their captives, according...
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Workers compensation is a part of commercial casualty insurance that is a requirement for the...
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Written by Gregory Agnone, director of captive business development at Midwest Employers Casualty. Imagine having...
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The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market is becoming a lot less “opaque”, but is still some...
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In recent times, managing reputation and mitigating the risk surrounding it has increased in importance...
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Often referred to as the “vultures” of the insurance world, the prominence of legacy liability...
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