Moody's wary of special purpose health captives

Ratings agency Moody’s has warned against the idea of using a special...
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Malta target SPRV's

Malta is targeting the insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bond and reinsurance convergence...
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Substantial captive growth reported globally

Bermuda, Guernsey and Vermont saw substantial growth in captives across 2011.  ...
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Bermuda sees 30% increase in captive formations

Bermuda has registered 11 captives out of 31 new insurance companies this...
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Swiss Re places $106.5m cat bond

Swiss Re has obtained $106.5m coverage for North Atlantic hurricane, European windstorm,...
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Swiss Re transfers $175m extreme mortality risk to Cayman SPV

Swiss Re today announced today (27 October 2010) the transfer of $175m...
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New Cayman law re-classifies captives

The Cayman Island government has undertaken a comprehensive review of its existing...
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Vermont captive growth rate increases

Vermont has licensed 17 new captive insurance companies in the first half...
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South Carolina enlarges regulatory team pending new formations

The South Carolina Department of Insurance has made a number of promotions...
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Missouri upgrades captive law

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed a new bill making it easier...
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It was only in January last year that I was attending a captive conference in...
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By Dr Marcus Schmalbach “We could carry a local epidemic. A global event like a pandemic...
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By Charlie Ruchelman and Ben Eisenstat The IRS does not like Section 831(b) micro-captive transactions....
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In May 2020 a case was filed in a Kentucky court that was unusual, at...
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Even prior to the havoc caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the market was hardening and...
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