Competitive market and ERISA process slowing EB captives in US

The competitive life insurance market in the United States and the protracted...
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edHealth group captive targets national expansion

A group captive formed five years ago to help colleges and universities...
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Captive role brings flexibility and control to EB programmes – Nike

Utilising a captive to reinsure and centralise a global employee benefits programme...
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Webinar: From best practice to big data & future-proof employee benefits

Whether you already house your employee benefits in a captive arrangement, or...
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MAXIS promotes Schupak, Gaouar and Rekik

MAXIS Global Benefits Network has reshuffled its regional leadership in a bid...
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Generali launches EB Luxembourg branch

The Generali Group will open a new branch in Luxembourg, dedicated to...
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Final Word: Brian Quinn

Brian Quinn, managing director at Granite Management Limited in Bermuda, discusses the...
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Tremendous growth potential for EB captive model – Brian Quinn

Brian Quinn, of Bermuda-based Granite Management, believes the concept of writing employee...
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Martin & Company adds EB division

Insurance consulting and regulatory services provider Martin & Company has created an...
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MAXIS adds AXA Ukraine to benefits network

AXA Ukraine has joined the MAXIS Global Benefits Network (GBN), becoming the...
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Roundstone and HUB join forces on medical captives

Roundstone Management and HUB International Limited have announced a strategic partnership focusing...
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Sun Life, Pareto launch group captive for benefits

Employee benefits and medical stop loss activity in the United States’ middle...
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AXA Italy joins MAXIS GBN

AXA Italy has joined MAXIS Global Benefits Network, bringing the number of...
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MAXIS GBN appoints director of underwriting

MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN) has appointed Nicola Fordham as its...
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Watch Again: The Turn-Key Program to Grow Your Captive

Kirk Watkins, BeneCap practice leader at the Trion Group, a Marsh &...
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Risk Strategies buys benefits specialist

Risk Strategies Company has acquired Anderson Corporate Solutions, improving its capabilities for...
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Cyber liability take-up increases 210% in five years

The number of Marsh-managed captives writing cyber liability has increased by 210%...
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Credit for reinsurance and ERISA benefits pass in Texas

The Texas Captive Insurance Association (TxCIA) is celebrating the passage of House...
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Paul Devitt to join WTW from Aon Hewitt

Employee benefits consultant Paul Devitt left Aon Hewitt on Friday, 19 May,...
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Webinar: Employee Benefits – adding value to your risk management strategy

Captive Review was joined by Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) and American multinational Cargill...
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MAXIS GBN confirms global leadership team

MAXIS Global Benefits Network has added two members to its leadership team,...
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MAXIS GBN launches client portal

MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN) has launched its client and member...
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A Game Changing Merger

The merger of Willis and Towers Watson has helped to create the...
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EB captives show greater savings

Multinational companies are increasingly turning towards pooling and captive arrangements to address...
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MAXIS GBN opens international headquarters, targets 20% growth

MAXIS Global Benefits Network (GBN) has launched its new international headquarters, in...
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Berkley and ProSential launch group captive

Berkley Accident and Health and benefits brokers ProSential Group have launched a...
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IRS includes DoL exemption in 831(b) notice

Captive insurance companies that make the 831(b) tax election, but have successfully...
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Control of data key driver of EB captives – WTW

Forty-four per cent of captive owners writing employee benefits through their insurance...
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Employee Benefits: Why The Change In Gear?

The proportion of Marsh-managed captives writing employee benefits significantly increased during 2015. Lorraine...
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Captive Review July Edition

Employee benefits has likely been discussed, or at least mentioned, in every...
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ExPro likely to improve, American EB pioneers have helped smooth process

The Department of Labor’s ‘fast-track’ process for permitting captives to write employee...
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We expect an increase in ExPro applications – Kirk Watkins

The number of American firms applying to the Department of Labor (DoL)...
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Marsh reports surge in captives writing EB and supply chain

The number of Marsh-managed captives writing multinational employee benefits increased by 143%...
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Missouri gas company receives approval to add EB to captive

The United States’ Department of Labor has approved an application from Laclede Gas...
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Employee Benefits Report 2016

In the last 12 months, the US market has seen further growth...
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US branch captives an option for EB and TRIA

The requirement to use a United States-domiciled entity to write employee benefits...
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Half of EB captive users considering pension transactions – Towers Watson

Adding a pension transaction to an employee benefits captive could be the...
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Join MAXIS Global Benefits Network’s “Employee Benefits Captives: Taking Captives to the Next Level”- November 17th

Get a first-hand perspective from a leading multinational client  on their successes...
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Employee Benefits Focus – July 2015

Writing employee benefits through the captive is a long discussed area and,...
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Hormel allowed to fund benefits through captive

Hormel Foods Corporation reportedly received final U.S. Labour Department approval to fund...
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Captive Review July Edition

Continuing the theme of justification from the June edition, this month’s Captive...
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New Jersey approves EB addition to HCSG captive

Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) had been given the green light to begin...
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Department of Labor looking to improve ExPro process for captives

The momentum behind American businesses putting employee benefits insurance through a captive...
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Sealed Air receive employee benefits green light from DoL

North Carolina manufacturing firm Sealed Air can begin writing employee benefits through its...
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Captive EB programmes producing 5.1% average returns

Funding employee benefits cover through a captive continues to produce positive returns,...
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Employee Benefits Report 2015

The growth in businesses utilising captives to tackle rising employee benefits costs is...
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News Feature – Benefits All Round

Global corporations are increasingly turning towards the captive to pool their employee...
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Mid market employee benefits solution could lie in cell companies

Medium sized companies that do not have a captive but are keen...
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Sony captive rated ‘Excellent’, expected to add employee benefits

The Bermuda pure captive PMG Assurance, owned by technology giant Sony, has...
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EB multinational pooling produces 6.1% average returns

The increasing trend in pooling employee benefits plans across operations is paying...
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BT pension captive an omen for the United States – Landry

Captives underwriting large pension liabilities for corporations, such as the Guernsey entity...
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Group medical captive established in Minnesota

A group medical captive, designed to provide a self-insurance facility for small...
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Huge European captive potential in employee benefits – McGloin

Writing employee benefits insurance through captives could be the key to kick...
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ObamaCare pushing captive growth – Crary

Employee benefits, and particularly medical stop-loss cover, is the primary driver of...
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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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Spring Consulting appoint captive champion Peter Bandarenko

Peter Bandarenko has been appointed head of new market development and senior...
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Zurich: HR vital to captive benefits success

Zurich cited communication and collaboration with human resources among suggested best practices...
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CICA survey: Captives poised to write benefits

The number of captives writing employee benefits could double in the next...
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Benefits fast track to be unsuspended

A year after it was suspended, experts predict that the U.S. Labor...
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Intel Corp's captive to write benefit risks

Intel Corp is lined up to be the second corporation this year...
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Willis appoints employee benefits expert

Willis has indicated its interest in taking a thought leadership role in...
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Two more take DoL route to captive benefits funding

Two more US companies have filed applications to the US Department of...
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Paul Woehrmann, of Zurich Insurance Company, considers the potential for more tailor-made services for captive...
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Jason Flaxbeard, of Beecher Carlson, discusses a possible future of insurance from a captive perspective...
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Our European readers may be forgiven for thinking all captive news centres on the other...
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Until Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the new captive legislation in Illinois, this edition was going...
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Washington’s insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler has made it known he is putting more captive insurance...
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