UK concedes loss of passporting rights in latest Brexit white paper

The United Kingdom has accepted insurers will no longer benefit from the...
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EU raises concerns over tax regimes in Luxembourg, Ireland and Malta

The European Commission has turned its attention to tax regimes closer to...
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Barbados moved to “close monitoring” by European Union

Barbados, one of 17 countries on the European Union’s blacklist published in...
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Major captive domiciles avoid EU blacklist

The Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Guernsey and the Isle of Man have committed...
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London (re)insurers propose Brexit solution

A Free Trade Agreement concerning mutual market access for European Union and...
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European Council approves EU-US covered agreement

The European Council has authorised the signing of the covered agreement negotiated...
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RIMS backs US-EU covered agreement

RIMS, the risk management society, has written to the United States Secretary...
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Covered agreement between US and EU creates uncertainty, but captives could be spared

The German insurance regulator’s request for a Missouri-domiciled reinsurance company to establish...
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Watch Again: Captive Review’s Brexit Webinar

Captive Review hosted an exclusive Brexit Webinar exploring the Ramifications and Considerations for...
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Brexit and its potential effect on the captive industry in Ireland

Prior to the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, Tim Scanlon,...
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Brexit poses captive questions over passporting, tax and Solvency II

Captive insurance companies either domiciled around the European Union, or writing business...
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EU public tax reporting will lift lid on European captives

The European Commission’s drive for greater tax transparency will bring the continent’s...
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British EU exit could lead to Gibraltar captives relocating

Gibraltar will find itself in a unique situation should the United Kingdom...
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EU cites offshore reinsurance arrangements in latest anti-BEPS measures

The European Union (EU) looks set to increase its scrutiny of multinationals’...
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EU Commission performs u-turn on Guernsey’s tax cooperation

The European Union’s Commission has affirmed its view that Guernsey is a...
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Poland removes Bermuda from blacklist as domicile fights back

Poland has removed Bermuda from its “blacklist” of countries that are deemed...
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Guernsey hits back after being placed on EU blacklist

Guernsey has published a rebuttal to the European Union after it was...
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Bermuda’s Solvency II equivalence bid reaches European Parliament

Bermuda’s bid to achieve full Solvency II equivalence, excluding its captives, has...
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Commission states official 2016 SII application date

The European Commission (EC) has postponed the application date of Solvency II...
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EU insurers spent $6.5bn in 2012 on SII compliance

The 40 largest insurers in Europe spent an estimated $6.5bn last year...
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UK insurer warns SII failure could be dire

If European lawmakers get Solvency II wrong, it could not only obstruct...
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Rating could cut Solvency II costs says Fitch

Obtaining a credit rating on a captive could lower the overall capital...
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Bermuda’s equivalence ‘could be limited’

Bermuda will not have to apply the most stringent aspects of Solvency...
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Business tax change in IOM

The Isle of Man has withdrawn its attribution regime for individuals (ARI),...
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Bermuda offered ‘segmented equivalency’ by EC

Bermuda will not have to apply the most stringent aspects of Solvency...
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Abacus licenses first cell-based insurance manager

Abacus Risk Management Services PCC (Abacus), which claims to be the first...
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Captives facing risk of excessive regulation

The insurance industry is facing the risk of excessive regulation in the...
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EXCLUSIVE: Captive market appears stable says AM Best

Rating agency AM Best says it expects the captive sector to experience...
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Insurance companies should complete QIS5, says Commission

The European Commission has urged insurance and reinsurance companies to participate in...
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BMA outlines approach to Solvency II equivalence

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) has published details of its proposals for...
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FERMA concerned by ‘excessive’ capitalisation

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has reiterated its concern...
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Tax and legal commentators in America’s captive insurance industry are not getting much respite, with...
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Captive Review reviews the test cases and pilots applying blockchain to captive and global insurance...
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Reserve Mechanical Corp. f.k.a. Reserve Casualty Corp. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue (“Reserve”) was decided by...
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Elizabeth A. Erickson, Kristen E. Hazel, Thomas M. Jones, of McDermott Will & Emery LLP,...
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London-based Oliver Schofield, managing partner at risk and insurance consultancy RISCS, is an expert in...
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