European captives adding non-insured and third-party risk – Yannick Zigmann

Prospective captive owners in Europe are increasingly considering forming a captive to...
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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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New Luxembourg, France double tax treaty reinforces Beps measures

France and Luxembourg have agreed a new double tax treaty that is...
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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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Surrendered licences dominate Luxembourg and IoM activity

There were three new reinsurance captives licensed in Luxembourg during 2017, taking...
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Malta and Luxembourg showing flexibility under Solvency II

Captives domiciled in Luxembourg and Malta are treating captives differently from commercial...
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Solvency II: Invest and Diversify

The risk based approach demanded by Solvency II means captive managers and...
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EU domiciles “staffing up” for post Brexit insurance business

The Marsh Captive Solutions team has already held around 35 to 40...
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AIG chooses Luxembourg for post-Brexit subsidiary

The momentum behind Luxembourg as Europe’s post-Brexit hub for insurance grows after...
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Beps pushes PCCs down the agenda in Luxembourg

The Commissariat aux Assurances in Luxembourg is prioritising its response to the...
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Captive industry responds positively to Lloyd’s Luxembourg preference

Lloyd’s of London has yet to announce its choice of European Union...
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Luxembourg license 5 new captives, but lose 15

There were 15 reinsurance captive licences surrendered in Luxembourg during 2016, while...
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Telefonica to replace Luxembourg captive

Multinational telecommunications and broadband giant Telefonica has formed a new captive in...
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WTW bullish over captive growth in Europe

Paul Owens and Nicolas Léonard, of the Willis Towers Watson global captive...
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Exclusive: Sogecore shareholders agree to acquisition

The shareholders in European independent captive manager Sogecore have finally agreed to...
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Dublin and Luxembourg no closer to introducing PCCs

The will of captive managers and prospective middle market clients to have...
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Luxembourg captive turns to management business, targets middle market

The driving forces behind Builders Re and Builders Direct, two of the...
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Exclusive: Sogecore in advanced takeover talks

A takeover of Sogecore, the largest independent captive manager in Luxembourg, could...
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Luxembourg PCC discussions making progress

The proposal to introduce the protected cell company (PCC) concept to Luxembourg...
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Luxembourg captive assigned rating after releasing equalisation reserves

Hochtief, the German construction giant, has successfully completed an internal loss portfolio...
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Luxembourg makes net loss of 7 captives in 2015

The Commissariat aux Assurances, Luxembourg’s insurance regulator, has reported to Captive Review...
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PCC move could “change the dynamic” of Luxembourg, industry reacts

Captive managers believe Luxembourg’s interest in facilitating protected cell companies (PCCs) could...
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Luxembourg captives are ready for Solvency II – Claude Wirion

Claude Wirion, director of the Commissariat aux Assurances in Luxembourg, believes the...
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Exclusive: Luxembourg considering introduction of PCCs

Luxembourg, Europe’s leading onshore domicile for the formation of captives, is planning...
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Europeans more open to captives in 2014 – Sogecore

European companies are beginning to open up again to the captive insurance...
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Luxembourg captives not implicated in aggressive multinational tax avoidance – Rod

Victor Rod, Luxembourg’s director of the Commissariat aux Aussurances, has told Captive...
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Negative movement for Ireland's captives

The number of captive insurance entities licenced in Ireland has decreased by...
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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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Guernsey signs DTA with Luxembourg

Guernsey has signed a Double Taxation Arrangement (DTA) with Luxembourg. This is...
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Solvency II not fit for purpose in regulating captives

The Solvency II Directive (S II) is not appropriate for the regulation...
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E&Y report highlights key liability management role for investment funds

A new report by Ernst & Young says investment funds may play...
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White Rock launches in Isle of Man

Aon’s White Rock has launched a protected cell company (PCC) in the...
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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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