Captive Insurance Industry and Alternative Risk Transfer Market News



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What Is the Difference between Self-Insurance and Captive Insurance?

Captive insurance is a type of self-insurance that is available to most business owners, regardless of the size of their enterprise, that offers all the benefits of a fully self-funded insurance plan while providing additional incentives and a risk management framework.
December 11, 2019 Read More
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AI, Risk Management, and Captive Insurance

In this review of the new Federation of European Risk Management Associations white paper on artificial intelligence (AI) and risk management, we specifically look at the eight-step process recommended in the study for beginning the AI journey. We also make suggestions for how captives may begin to embrace this technology.
December 09, 2019 Read More
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John Thomson Helps Captive Insurance Professionals "Connect the Dots"

We hear from John Thomson, who recently assumed the role of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" ("CICR") editor. Mr. Thomson says his approach as "CICR" editor is the same as what he follows in his other professional pursuits. Find out.
December 04, 2019 Read More
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Agency Captives Offer Deeper Relationships and Better Insights

For an insurance agency, an agency captive can provide an opportunity to have "skin in the game" of its clients' coverage in exchange for a share of the premiums and investment income the client business generates. The benefits of an agency captive can extend beyond additional revenue streams, however.
December 02, 2019 Read More
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Captive President and CEO Jill Eaton Believes in Leading with Urgency

President and CEO of National League of Cities Mutual Insurance Company, Jill Eaton, discusses how the captive insurer continues to prosper in today's environment.
November 25, 2019 Read More
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How Does a Captive Insurance Company Work?

A captive insurance company operates in a similar way to a traditional property and casualty insurance company. Find out how a captive insurance company works, according to captive manager Management Services International.
November 20, 2019 Read More
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Why Go Captive, or Why Not?

A new Captive Thought Leader Video featuring Steve Kinion, director at the Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products—Delaware Department of Insurance, titled "Why Go Captive?" has recently been added to the video library.
November 18, 2019 Read More
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Lloyd's "Blueprint One": A Critique

In this review and critique of the recently released Lloyd's "Blueprint One," a strategic plan for the future of the market, we offer commentary concerning how captive insurers may want to participate in this process. Additionally, we are seeking feedback from captives with their own thoughts of this process.
November 13, 2019 Read More
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Vermont's Ian Davis Is Optimistic about Captives

Vermont's Ian Davis discusses the ins and outs of captive insurance in the Vermont captive domicile.
November 11, 2019 Read More

Recent News

Commercial Lines Premium Renewal Rates Variable October to November

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Commercial lines premium renewal rates show variable changes from October to November, according to "IVANS Index."
December 11, 2019 Read More

Global Captive Podcast Partners with

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Visitors to can now listen to the Global Captive Podcast without leaving the website.
December 10, 2019 Read More

US Commercial Insurance Prices Maintain Upward Path

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US commercial insurance prices accelerated as the aggregate price change reported by insurers exceeded 4 percent year over year, according to Willis Towers Watson.
December 10, 2019 Read More

AM Best: Global Reinsurance Market Outlook Stable

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AM Best has maintained a market segment outlook of stable on the global reinsurance industry for 2020, citing a variety of factors.
December 09, 2019 Read More

KeyState Opens Vermont Office and Adds David Guerino

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With plans to open a Burlington, Vermont, office in early 2020, KeyState has added David Guerino as senior vice president and managing director of its captive management business.
December 06, 2019 Read More

Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and Barbados Captives Show Steady Performance

The operating results for A.M. Best-rated captive insurance companies in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and Barbados continue to outperform the segment's counterparts in the commercial casualty sector.
December 06, 2019 Read More

Strategic Risk Solutions Oversees 14 Captive Scholarships in 2019

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Strategic Risk Solutions recently announced the final two collegiate captive scholar program scholarship recipients for 2019.
December 05, 2019 Read More

Utah Lawmakers To Consider New Captive Legislation in 2020

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Utah lawmakers are expected to consider new captive legislation next year.
December 05, 2019 Read More

December "CICR" Focuses on Captive Governance

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Don't miss the December issue of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" ("CICR") with a focus on captive governance and setting the foundation for management.
December 04, 2019 Read More

UnitedHealth Group and AXA Ranked as World's Largest Insurers

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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated occupied the top spot in A.M. Best's ranking of the world's 25 largest insurance companies for a fifth straight year. A.M. Best said, overall, the annual rankings saw some movement at the top.
December 03, 2019 Read More

The Texas Captive Insurance Domicile

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Texas is both one of the youngest and fastest-growing captive insurance company domiciles in the United States. Find out about the Texas captive domicile.
December 03, 2019 Read More

FERMA Delves into Artificial Intelligence and Risk Management

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The Federation of European Risk Management Association (FERMA) recently released a paper titled "Artificial Intelligence Applied to Risk Management" that explores the implications of artificial intelligence for risk management.
December 02, 2019 Read More

New Legislation Introduced To Allow Property Coverage in RRGs

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A new congressional drive has been launched to expand the coverages risk retention groups (RRGs) can offer to their policyholder-owners.
November 26, 2019 Read More