Articles

Everyone Quits, and It's OK

February 24, 2020

We focus a lot on the importance of retaining top employees. It reduces cost, increases productivity, builds trust and camaraderie-and the list goes on. However, we rarely discuss the elephant in the room: everyone eventually quits, even your best employee. Read More


Are You Ready To Serve on a Captive Board?

February 19, 2020

These three thoughts can help determine if you are ready to serve on a captive board of directors. Building from a "Harvard Business Review" article, we offer three other ways to determine if you should consider seeking a board role. Read More


3 Modes of Planning: A Primer for Captives

February 5, 2020

This primer on one methodology for classifying the type of planning your captive may undertake explores three modes along with factors that influence planning. Read More


The Truth about Commercial Cyber-Risk Insurance

January 29, 2020

A captive insurance company could help small-to-midsized business owners mitigate cyber risk in a cost-effective and practical way. Read More


BEAT Update: New Provisions Provide Some Help to Captives

December 19, 2019

Treasury recently issued new proposed and final regulations on the base erosion anti-abuse tax (BEAT). The new provisions provide some helpful news to captive insurance companies. Read More


A Primer on Leader's Intent for Captive Insurers

December 16, 2019

What is leader's intent all about, and why does it have practical implications for captive insurance companies? This basic primer answers the what, why, and how of the leader's intent management technique. Read More


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

December 11, 2019

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. Read More


AI, Risk Management, and Captive Insurance

December 9, 2019

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. Read More