June 18, 2013 Breaking Member News: Jeff Kenneson Joins Strategic Risk Solutions. [Downloadable version]
June 17, 2013 Domicile News: Texas Captive Insurance Association Formed.
June 17, 2013 Member News: Have A Few Minutes? Brown Smith Wallace Introduces Strategic Cost-Saving Opportunities in Video Series. Firm Launches Brown Boarding Business Series to introduce busy executives to strategies that can strengthen the bottom line.
June 14, 2013 Domicile news: Cook Islands Passes Captive Insurance Act.
June 14, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Positive for The Mutual Risk Retention Group, Inc.
June 11, 2013 live from Bermuda: Top Risk Advisor Provides Strategies for Volatile Risk Landscape at Bermuda Captive Conference.
June 10, 2013 European Association News: FERMA executive manager elected to association's board (Photo included).
June 7 Breaking Captive Legislative News: Tennessee Governor Haslam has signed new protected cell legislation, which was passed unanimously by both houses of the Tennessee General Assembly. [Download full story]
June 6, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings Reports (yesterday and today, all 3 in downloadable format)
June 3, 2013 Association News from FERMA: Insurance law can be an enterprise issue. [Note: Story includes a link to a FERMA Position Paper on the 2013 Ernst & Young study on co(re)insurance practices - The future review of the block exemption regulation]
June 3 A.M. Best Captive Ratings [printable formats]:
May 31, 2013 Captive industry movers and shakers: PERFORMA CONTINUES GLOBAL EXPANSION, ADDS HEAD OF CLIENT SERVICE TO LEADERSHIP TEAM.
May 24, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Revises Issuer Credit Rating Outlook of Nuclear Electric Insurance Ltd. [Printable pdf version]
May 23, 2013 A.M. Best RRG rating: A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Stable for ALPS Property & Casualty Insurance Company dba Attorneys Liability Protection Society, A RRG. [Printable version]
May 23, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of The American Road Insurance Company. [Printable version]
May 22, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings:
May 20, 2013 Domicile News: BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM REALIGNMENT. Restructuring Balances Greater Supervisory Effectiveness with Facilitating New Business for Bermuda.
May 17, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings:
May 17, 2013 Captive.com member news: SPARTA Insurance Announces Tom Colosi as Chief Underwriting Officer
May 16, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of The Medical Protective Company and Its Affiliates.[Printable format]
May 15, 2013 Domicile news: Guernsey’s Chief Minister voices support for greater global tax transparency. [Includes photo] [Printable format]
May 13, 2013: Captive Domicile News: Guernsey signs DTA with Luxembourg. [Printable format]
May 10, 2013 Captive Association News: North Carolina Captive Insurance Association (NCCIA) Formed. [Downloadable version of this news]
May 7, 2013 Captive domicile news: CONNECTICUT CAPTIVE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES “CAPTIVE INSURANCE DAY AT THE CAPITOL” [Also available in printable format]
April 25, 2013 Legislative News: SIIA Opposes CA Bill Stifling Self-Insurance.
April 24, 2013 Domicile News: Guernsey signs DTA with Hong Kong. [downloadable format]
April 24, 2013 Domicile News: Missouri Department of Insurance Announces Leadership Changes.
April 23, 2013 Domicile News: BERMUDA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION MERGER COMPLETED.
April 22, 2013 Domicile News: BERMUDA’S NEW INSURER REGISTRATIONS INCREASE FOR FIRST QUARTER. 13 registrations recorded in Q1 2013 – includes five new captives.
April 19, 2013 Captive News from Cayman, especially delightful in light of yesterday's news on the top OECD grade given to Cayman: CAYMAN CAPTIVE INDUSTRY LAUNCHES NEW BRAND AT RIMS 2013.
April 18, 2013 Domicile News from Bermuda: BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY ESTABLISHES NEW TOP SUPERVISOR ROLE.
Bermudian Craig Swan Named as Managing Director, Supervision. [Photo of Craig Swan]
April 18, 2013 Domicile news from IMAC: OECD GIVES CAYMAN TOP GRADE.
April 15, 2013 technology and captives: Volkswagen Insurance Company upgrades insurance administration platform to Eurobase's synergy2.
April 12, 2013 Legislative Update: Governor Haslam Signs Bill Strengthening Tennessee Captive Law.
April 12, 2013 NRRA News: NINTH CIRCUIT COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF RISK RETENTION GROUPS IN NEVADA CASE -- A VICTORY FOR THE INDUSTRY. Raw data: Download the court's decision in full here. We have included this link on the Legislative & Regulatory page.
April 12, 2013 risk management education news: Bill Sleeper Scholarship Program Established by Sleeper Sewell Insurance Services
April 12, 2013 Domicile News from Guernsey: OECD endorses Guernsey’s tax standards. [printable format]
April 8, 2013 NEW IRMI INSURANCE CASE FINDER RELEASED. Online knowledgebase of appellate-level insurance coverage cases.
April 5, 2013 Ratings News: A.M. Best Withdraws Ratings of United Contractors' Insurance Company Incorporated A RRG.
April 5, 2013 CAYMAN TAKES HOME TOP PRIZE FROM CICA.
April 5, 2013 SIIA opposes Colorado stop-loss bill -- State bill would harm small business health plans.
April 5, 2013 Captive Domicile News: Utah's Captive Insurance Division Launches New Captive Website.
April 3, 2013 CAYMAN MOVES FORWARD WITH FATCA COMPLIANCE.
April 2, 2013 Captive Regulatory News: Cayman Creates Incorporated Cell Companies
April 2, 2013 Guernsey signs DTA with Qatar.
April 1, 2013 SIIA Special Communication: Re-Organization Positions Association to Expand Its Political Influence
March 29, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings:
March 28, 2013 Domicile News: BERMUDA INSURANCE SECTOR ACHIEVES STRONG RESULTS IN TOUGH
March 22, 2013 Captive ratings News: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Risk Reinsurance Limited.
March 20, 2013 Captive ratings: A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Palms Insurance Company, Limited.
March 19, 2013: FERMA: All insurance buyers should have a right to information from their intermediary.
March 8, 2013 Domicile News: Appointment of new Director General of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. [Printable format]
March 1, 2013 Captive Ratings news: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of the Housing Authority Insurance Group Members. [printable format]
February 25, 2013 SPARTA Insurance Announces Ralph Jones as Chief Executive Officer and Brian First as President and Chief Operating Officer. [includes photos]
February 25, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Marble Reinsurance Corporation.
February 21, 2013 Captive news from Guernsey: Barclays Wealth and Investment Management in Guernsey boosts captive insurance capabilities with new appointment. [Includes photo]
February 18, 2013 Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Affirms the Ratings of Gateway Rivers Insurance Company.
February 15, 2013 Dodd-Frank NRRA Coalition news: TCIA Joins Captive Industry Coalition.
February 12, 2013 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Bearing Midwest Casualty Company and Horizon Midwest Casualty Company. [Printable pdf version]
February 11, 2013 Association News: Coalition Launched to Help Protect Employer Self-Insurance Options
February 7, 2013 Association/captive education news: SIIA’s Captive Insurance Solution to Promote Growth of Employee Benefits Group Captives
February 7, 2013 Captive insurance association news: CONNECTICUT CAPTIVE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES KEY NEW MEMBERS
February 6, 2013 Captive movers and shakers: Hanover Stone Partners Names Barbara Casanova and Edward Molloy as Senior Risk Advisors.
February 6, 2013 Domicile News: Christie Administration Announces Arrival of State’s Newest Captive Insurance Company from Vermont.
February 5, 2013: Demotech President Joseph Petrelli named alternate director for AMCOMP.
February 1, 2013 Captive ratings news: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Queen City Assurance Inc. and Vine Court Assurance Inc. [Printable format]
Feb. 1, 2013: Association News: CICA Joins Coalition for Captive Insurance Clarity (CCIC).
Jan. 29, 2013 Domicile News: BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY SETS OUT REGULATORY PRIORITIES FOR 2013 IN LATEST BUSINESS PLAN.
January 28, 2013 Member news: Atlas Insurance Management Introduces Crisis Communications Preparedness Service. "Atlas Insurance Management has engaged Anne Klein Communications Group, LLC, as part of a new and unique communications service to the captive insurance companies participating in its risk pool, the Atlas Reinsurance Exchange..." [Download full story]
January 25, 2013 Captive Domicile News: Guernsey licences nearly 100 international insurers in 2012. "The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 97 new international insurers during 2012..." [Web format] [Printable pdf]
January 25, 2013: The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has named its 2013 committee chairs and vice chairs, and assigned members to the organization’s standing committees. We are delighted to note that several important committee chairs hail from states that have captive legislation, or were formerly employed by states that license captives. This is good news for our industry. [Full story including links to full list on NAIC website]
January 23, 2013 Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd.
January 22, 2013 Domicile News: BANNER YEAR FOR CAYMAN CAPTIVES
January 22, 2013 Captive industry merger news: CRUSADER AND LIONHEART HAVE A 20-YEAR "ADVANTAGE"
January 21, 2013 Domicile News: Bermuda registers 53 new insurers. Special Purpose Insurers Expand.
January 16, 2013 Domicile News: Captive Statistical Data: 2012 Steady for New VT Captive Insurance Formations. Construction and Manufacturing Captives Trending Strongly. [Story also available in printable pdf
January 16, 2013 Captive professionals on the move: Risk Partners Welcomes Tripp Craig. Company builds out specialty placement programs for middle market businesses.
January 16, 2012 Captive Association Statistical Data: Montana Captive Domicile Grows by Nearly 25 Percent in 2012.
January 15, 2013 Member News: Martin Hughes, ACII, has joined Artex Risk Solutions as Division Senior Vice President – Underwriting.
January 14, 2013 NRRA News: GAC MEMBERS LEAD WEBINAR ON CRITICAL ISSUES FACING RRGs.
January 11, 2013: Captive mergers and acquisitions: Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings plc Acquires Hickson Insurance Limited.
January 11, 2012 Member News: Kane announces new US Managing Director. Carlos A. Oliveras to head up Kane (USA), Inc.; Stephen B. White named Business Development Director for US and Canadian operations.
January 4, 2013 Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of ASSA Compania de Seguros, S.A. and Lion Reinsurance Company Limited.
January 4 2013 - More movers and shakers among captive.com member companies: Rod Morris Joins R&Q Quest Management Services USA as Senior Vice President
January 4, 2013 Captive.com Member Press Release: William "Bill" Hodson Joins USA Risk Intermediaries, LLC. as Executive Vice President. [Downloadable pdf version]
January 3, 2013 Domicile/Regulatory News: Commissioner Stewart Takes Action On Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rates.
December 21, 2012 Captive.com Gold Member News: Randall & Quilter Acquires LINPAC Insurance Company Limited.
December 20, 2012 Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Withdraws Ratings of Guilderland Reinsurance Company.
December 19, 2012 Captive Association News: Connecticut Captive Insurance Association Announces New Annual Memberships.
December 18, 2012 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Bison Insurance Company Limited
December 14, 2012: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Bison Insurance Company Limited
December 13, 2012 member news: SPARTA Insurance Announces Mario Chiappetti as Senior Vice President of Professional Lines.
December 13, 2012: Mike Mead Named New Editor of Captive Insurance Company Reports. [Printable pdf version also available from press release]
December 12 2012 Regulatory News from Guernsey: Guernsey’s zero-10 corporate tax regime has been given the final seal of approval by the EU.
December 11, 2012 Captive Association/Regulatory News: DCIA Joins Captive Industry Coalition.
December 11, 2012 Captive Association News: THE CONNECTICUT CAPTIVE INSURANCE ASSOCIATION ELECTS FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
December 11, 2012 Good News from Cayman: Cayman Insurance Industry Thriving - CIMA.
November 30, 2012 ART regulatory news from SIIA: Stop-Loss Insurance Regulatory Proposal Stalls at NAIC Meeting.
November 28, 2012: SRS Maintains High Customer Satisfaction Ratings.
November 20, 2012: Legal Fight Continues as Tax Could Rise Significantly On Michigan Self-Insured Employers.
November 19, 2012: Congress should insist on risk transfer before raising NFIP borrowing cap.
Movember 15 legislative/regulatory news: Coalition Launched to Address NRRA Confusion on Captive Insurers. Captive Insurance Industry to Back a Legislative Solution.
November 1, 2012: Randall & Quilter Completes Acquisition of Capstan Insurance Company. R&Q's fourth captive acquisition in 2012; third in Guernsey.
October 29, 2012: Delaware DOI Reschedules Public Information Sessions
October 29, 2012 A.M. Best Captive Ratings:
October 26, 2012 FERMA news: Plan for European certification of risk managers by Sept 2013, Ferma says.
October 24, 2012 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Members of Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group.
October 23, 2012 Captive domicile News: Guernsey adds 100+ international insurers in 12 months. [pdf version]
October 22, 2012 FERMA Benchmarking Survey Results: Risk management is linked to better corporate performance, FERMA survey finds.
October 15 Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Ratings News: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Rembrandt Insurance Company, Ltd.
October 12, 2012 News from Tennessee: Gov. Haslam to headline second annual captives insurance summit.
October 9, 2012 Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Greenlight Reinsurance, Ltd.
October 9, 2012 Domicile News: FATCA approach provides certainty, says Guernsey Finance [article includes photo and downloadable pdf version]
October 8, 2012 Sponsoring Member News: Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings plc Acquires RAB Insurance Limited.
October 8, 2012 regulatory news from CT: Risk Management Specialist to Lead Connecticut Captive Regulatory Unit. [Use this link for downloadable pdf]
October 4, 2012 - FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY OF HAWAII ACQUIRES ALLIANCE CAPTIVE INSURANCE SERVICES ASSETS.
October 4, 2012 Association News: More than 800 respond to 2012 Benchmarking Survey. Results to be announced at upcoming seminar.
October 3, 2012 member news: Spring Consulting Group has received its 4th patent for a new method of funding pensions through a captive. Our congratulations to Karin Landry and all our friends at Spring Consulting Group! [More on this story]
October 2, 2012 - A.M. Best Comments on the Ratings of MS Frontier Reinsurance Ltd.
October 1, 2012 Association news: Captive Insurance association news: Connecticut Captive Insurance Association Touts Upcoming Symposium.
October 1, 2012 Domicile News: Oregon open to captive insurers. "Oregon is now officially open for captive insurance business. Businesses that may be thinking about forming their own insurance subsidiary in Oregon or relocating here from another state can find details..." [Download full story]
October 1, 2012- Congratulations to our friends at Captiva Managers on this exciting news: Caledonian Insurance Services merges with Captiva Managers.
October 1, 2012 - Roundstone Management, Ltd. and Nationwide Life Insurance Company Announce Managing General Underwriter Agreement.
September 26, 2012 News from Guernsey: Guernsey moves up rankings of global finance centres.
Guernsey has been ranked 28th in the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) moving up three places from the last report (which was published in March this year) and alongside Jersey, is considered a “leading offshore centre." [Download press release]
September 17, 2012 - We just learned about two additional rewards we'd like to share:
- Captive Review has nominated the West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Consortium (WVWCC) for its 2012 Innovation in Captive Management Award and Group/Association Captive of the Year. Congratulations to Roundstone and WVWCC on this award! [Download full story]
- And Beecher Carlson Wins 2012 Captive Manager Of The Year. Congratulations to our friends at Beecher Carlson! [Download full story]
September 14, 2012 FERMA news: Board changes at the Federation of European Risk Management Associations. "Isabel Martinez, a member of the Spanish risk management association AGERS, has become a member of the board of the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA). She replaces Igor Mikhaylov who has resigned because of work commitments. Isabel had been elected a board substitute at the FERMA annual general meeting in June 2012..." [full story]
September 14, 2012 A.M. Best Captive Ratings: A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Sorford Surety Insurance Company, Ltd.. "A.M. Best Co. has assigned a financial strength rating of B (Fair) and issuer credit rating of “bb+” to Sorford Surety Insurance Company, Ltd (Sorford) (Hamilton, Bermuda). The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable..." [Full story] [Downloadable version]
September 7, 2012 News from Milliman: Stephen A. White Elected President and Chief Executive Officer of Milliman. " Milliman, one of the premier global consulting and actuarial firms, today announced the election of Stephen A. White as president and chief executive officer. The appointment is effective immediately. Milliman's board of directors made the announcement, acting to confirm the results of a vote by the privately held firm's principals..."
September 7, 2012 Guernsey signs TIEAs with Italy and Latvia. "Guernsey has signed Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) with Italy and Latvia. The bilateral agreements were signed on Thursday 6 September and they mean that Guernsey has now signed a total of 37 TIEAs..." [Full story]
September 4, 2012 Missouri insurance director named chair of national solvency modernization initiative. Panel focuses on ever-changing role of solvency regulation.
August 31, 2012 VCIA Annual Conference Grows, and Association Welcomes 2 New Board Members. "The Vermont Captive Insurance Association's recent Annual Conference in Burlington, Vermont reached new heights in terms of sponsorship levels; and conference attendance rose above last year's mark, reaching nearly 1100 participants...." [Full story]
August 31, 2012 A.M. Best’s Global News Roundup: Interviews With Leading Editors on Insurance Topics of Interest Around the Globe. "A.M. Best Co. is pleased to release the August edition of the monthly video series Global News Roundup, providing video interviews with three leading editors from around the globe who chronicle the reinsurance and insurance sectors..." [Full story]
August 30, 2012 News from IRMI: CRIS Program Now Offers CPE Credit for CPAs. "International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), and WebCE®, Inc. are pleased to announce that the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS®) program now offers continuing professional education (CPE) credit for certified public accountants (CPAs) in most states..." [Download full story]
August 24, 2012: New program announcement: Artex Announces New Warehouse & Logistics Program.
August 24, 2012 Captive domicile update: Commissioner Stewart Announces the Transfer of $250,000 to the City of Wilmington as a Result of Delaware Captive Surplus.
August 23, 2012 Captive ratings news: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Dorinco Reinsurance Company.
August 22, 2012 financial stability ratings news: Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Farmers Mutual Relief Association. "The Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, assigned to Farmers Mutual Relief Association has been affirmed by Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (L&LAE) and realistic pricing...."
August 21, 2012 Captive.com Member news: Senior promotion and key appointments at Kane USA.
August 16, 2012 Captive.com member/sponsor news: Matthew Holycross Joins Taft Companies Following John Weitzel’s Retirement.
August 13, 2012: Regulatory Updates from SIIA: Focus on summer NAIC meeting reports
- Model RRG Act Could Become an Accreditation Standard. "The regulation of risk retention groups was major item of discussion at the NAIC summer meeting over the weekend in Atlanta, with several specific issues addressed. The following is a recap of meeting discussions prepared exclusively by the Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA)...[Full story]
- Stop Loss Attachment Regulation Triggers Debate at NAIC Summer Meeting -- NAIC Defers Action on Stop-Loss Regulatory Proposal. "State regulators continue to focus on stop-loss attachment regulation but a key NAIC working group today put off a vote on approving proposed "guideline revisions" to the current stop-loss model act intended to restrict the ability of smaller employers to obtain stop-loss insurance, citing the need to study the proposal further..." [Full story]
August 10, 2012 Captive News: Stasi to Head York Alternative Risk Solutions.
August 9, 2012: CapVisor Associates, LLC names Joseph LoPorto Managing Director and Senior Consultant, Insurance Investment Advisory.
August 7, 2012 A.M. Best’s Leading Analysts Explore Rated US Captives, the Lloyd’s Market and Fixed-Annuity Reinsurance.
August 6, 2012: CapVisor Associates, LLC names Joseph LoPorto Managing Director and Senior Consultant, Insurance Investment Advisory.
August 6, 2012 A.M. Best Special Report: Captives Feeling the Squeeze As Global Pressures Intrude.
August 2, 2012: GOV. MALLOY: THOMSON REUTERS ESTABLISHES CONNECTICUT'S FIRST CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY.
August 1, 2012: News from International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE). An update on enrollments, new courses and webcasts, scholarship info, recent ACI graduates and more from our friends at ICCIE.
July 26, 2012 -- Captive.com has learned that Towers Watson has appointed Keith Harrison, currently head of North American reinsurance in London, as the leader of its brokerage business in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, effective October 1. Keith will also continue to oversee the North American reinsurance operations for EMEA and will remain actively involved with broking activities on behalf of North American clients. Congratulations to Keith and to all at Towers Watson on their continued growth. [To full press release on Towers Watson website]
July 25, 2012 A.M. Best Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Revises Outlook of Commonwealth Contractors Group Self-Insurance Association. [See full story, also available in downloadable pdf]
July 23, 2012 Regulatory News: IAIS Releases Policy Paper on Reinsurance and Financial Stability. Complements 2011 Policy Paper on Insurance and Financial Stability; Concludes that Traditional Reinsurance Unlikely to Cause, or Amplify, Systemic Risk.
It should be noted that the report does propose a concern with the systemic risk potential for a number of ART vehicles. Our industry should certainly pay attention. [Download full policy paper.]
July 19, 2012 Demotech Reports Financial Stability of RRGs Strong Despite Underwriting Losses in 1st Quarter. Press release includes Demotech summary observations and a link to the impressive full data report.
July 19, 2012 Captive insurance association news: Connecticut Opens New Era in Insurance.
July 18, 2012 Demotech FSR news:
Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Alamance Farmers Mutual Insurance Company.\
July 17, 2012 Demotech ART FSR News: Demotech Affirms Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) for Physicians Insurance Program Exchange.
July 17, 2012 A.M. Best Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Agrinational Insurance Company and Assigns Ratings to ADM Insurance Company. [Printable version]
July 12, 2012 Sponsor/Member News: Towers Watson appoints Ross Howard as Global Brokerage Leader. Bill Eyre takes on expanded client and market relationship development role.
July 12, 2012 association/regulatory update: SIIA Criticizes NAIC Proposal to Regulate Stop-Loss Insurance Attachment Points.
July 10, 2012 Risk Retention Group News: American Contractors Insurance Group Doing Its Part to Stop Distracted Driving. New Policy Banning Texting and Use of Cell Phones by Employees While Driving Will Help Keep Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Safe.
July 9 Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to S.A.C. Re, Ltd
July 6, 2012 ART ratings news: Americas Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (L&LAE) and realistic pricing. [To full story]
July 3, 2012 Domicile News: Guernsey sees net growth of 50+ insurance licences in early 2012.
June 29 news from Arizona: Governor Jan Brewer Announces Acting Director for the Department of Insurance.
June 29 Captive Ratings News: A.M. Best Downgrades Ratings of United Contractors' Insurance Company Incorporated A RRG.
June 28, 2012 Captive.com member news: Kane celebrates opening of new Malta office,
June 27, 2012 Developing Regulatory News from SIIA: NAIC Moves Forward on Stop-Loss Attachment Point Regulation. Proposed Changes to Attachment Point Regulation Approved by Working Group. "A working group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) yesterday took action to influence new state regulation of stop-loss attachment points..."
June 21 Captive Ratings News from A.M. Best:
June 21 Member News: Woody Williams Joins SRS as Vice Chairman in South Carolina. [Downloadable version]
June 20 Captive Ratings News:
June 20 Captive.com sponsor news: Kane announces two senior European appointments.
June 19, 2012 association news: SIIA Announces Berkley Accident and Health as Association's Newest Premier Member.
June 18, 2012: A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Eastern Re Ltd. SPC.
June 18, 2012: FERMA launches pan-European risk management certification project.
June 13, 2012: Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Emergency Medicine Professional Assurance Company RRG (EMPAC).
June 13, 2012: Self-Insurance after Supreme Court Ruling? - SIIA Conference Charts the Course Ahead.
June 11, 2012: Beecher Carlson Expands National Captive Practice; Appoints John Borch as Accounting Manager.
June 7, 2012 Bermuda Captive Conference Wrap-up press release: Record Attendance at 2012 Bermuda Captive Conference.
June 7, 2012 A.M. Best Captive Insurance Company Ratings: