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  • CT 2014 Captive Symposium Agenda Has Expanded Educational Content The one-day, September 17, 2014 Connecticut Captive Symposium is packed with topics for those new to captives as well as seasoned executives. The program includes two timely keynote sessions: “Using captives for more effective risk management and to advance strategic initiatives” and “Who cares about corporate governance”.
  • VCIA Award Recipients At the recently concluded VCIA Annual Conference the 2014 award recipients were announced. Patricia L. Henderson of Strategic Risk Solutions, Vermont was the winner of the Captive Crusader Award. Michael Lusk of Agrinational Insurance Company (Archer Daniels Midland) was the winner of the VCIA Industry Service Award. Kate Westover of Alternative Risk Financing Services and Michael Lusk were both honored with VCIA's Lifetime Honorary Member Award.
  • Attorney RRG is a Case Study in the Evolution of a Captive ALAS, Inc. RRG was formed in 1987 and is domiciled in Vermont. Its purpose is to act a primary insurance company providing direct underwriting, claims management and loss prevention services for its members.
  • RRG’s Report Financially Stable Results for 1st Qtr. 2014 Demotech, Inc.’s 1st quarter 2014 financial analysis of risk retention groups (RRGs) concludes “…RRGs have a great deal of financial stability and remain committed to maintaining adequate capital to handle losses.” Douglas Powell, Demotech Senior Financial Analyst, that over a five year period since the first quarter 2010 RRGs collectively increased policyholder surplus by $1.5 billion representing growth of 58.7%.
  • Cyber Risk a Growth Avenue for Captives According to Aon Consulting Aon Global Risk Consulting released its 2014 Captive Benchmarking Study entitled "Cyber Risk and the Captive Market - A Match Made in the Cloud."
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Captive Reinsurance Pools… Where is My Money?

“Insurance Thought Leadership” recently published a commentary by Jim Landis, an experience captive industry consultant, that asserts as the number of captives, captive managers and risk distribution (reinsurance) pools continues to grow rapidly the opportunity for a scandal in the captive industry also grows.
June 17, 2014 Read More
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Cyber Risk a Growth Avenue for Captives According to Aon Consulting

Aon Global Risk Consulting released its 2014 Captive Benchmarking Study entitled "Cyber Risk and the Captive Market - A Match Made in the Cloud."
August 18, 2014 Read More
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“Helping Fight Evil”

Theresa Payton, former White House Chief Information Officer, Cyber and Identity Theft Expert and the VCIA keynote speaker, advised captive officials that “everything is hackable”.
August 14, 2014 Read More
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Captives Responsible for $25 million of Johns Hopkins Hospital $190 million settlement

The Baltimore Sun reports that MCIC Vermont Inc. RRG (MCIC) and Medical Centre Insurance Ltd (Bermuda) are likely to be responsible for $25 million of a $190 million settlement.
August 04, 2014 Read More
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Multi-State Insurer Definition on NAIC Summer Meeting Agenda

Summer meeting that is scheduled later this month in Louisville, Kentucky includes a session of the Financial Standards and Regulation (F) Committee on Saturday August 16, 2014.
August 01, 2014 Read More

CT 2014 Captive Symposium Agenda Has Expanded Educational Content

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The one-day, September 17, 2014 Connecticut Captive Symposium is packed with topics for those new to captives as well as seasoned executives. The program includes two timely keynote sessions: “Using captives for more effective risk management and to advance strategic initiatives” and “Who cares about corporate governance”.
August 20, 2014 Read More

VCIA Award Recipients

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At the recently concluded VCIA Annual Conference the 2014 award recipients were announced. Patricia L. Henderson of Strategic Risk Solutions, Vermont was the winner of the Captive Crusader Award. Michael Lusk of Agrinational Insurance Company (Archer Daniels Midland) was the winner of the VCIA Industry Service Award. Kate Westover of Alternative Risk Financing Services and Michael Lusk were both honored with VCIA's Lifetime Honorary Member Award.
August 19, 2014 Read More

Attorney RRG is a Case Study in the Evolution of a Captive

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ALAS, Inc. RRG was formed in 1987 and is domiciled in Vermont. Its purpose is to act a primary insurance company providing direct underwriting, claims management and loss prevention services for its members.
August 19, 2014 Read More

RRG’s Report Financially Stable Results for 1st Qtr. 2014

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Demotech, Inc.’s 1st quarter 2014 financial analysis of risk retention groups (RRGs) concludes “…RRGs have a great deal of financial stability and remain committed to maintaining adequate capital to handle losses.” Douglas Powell, Demotech Senior Financial Analyst, that over a five year period since the first quarter 2010 RRGs collectively increased policyholder surplus by $1.5 billion representing growth of 58.7%.
August 18, 2014 Read More

Cyber Risk a Growth Avenue for Captives According to Aon Consulting

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Aon Global Risk Consulting released its 2014 Captive Benchmarking Study entitled "Cyber Risk and the Captive Market - A Match Made in the Cloud."
August 18, 2014 Read More

Steps to Evaluate the Feasibility of New Captive Coverages

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“Novel Exposures” was the topic of the last education session at the 28th panelists at this session structured their presentations around the three steps a captive might use to evaluate the feasibility of new captive coverage.
August 15, 2014 Read More

“The Generational Effect on Captive Leadership”

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This VCIA session focused on keeping up with trends in the environment in which captives operate and how to develop the internal employee leadership capacity to take captives into the future. Moderator Tom Hodson, Connecticut Captive Insurance Association, Carolyn Snow Director of Risk Management with the Humana Managed Care Indemnity, Inc. captive, and Dan Labrie, President of the HAI Group were the panelists.
August 15, 2014 Read More

“Vermont (VT) Captive Industry Very Important to It’s Economy”

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Patricia Moulton, Secretary of the VT Commerce and Community Development, stood in for VT Governor Peter Shumlin to help kick off VCIA conference.
August 14, 2014 Read More
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