Articles

Agency Captives Offer Deeper Relationships and Better Insights

November 26, 2019

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. Read More


How Does a Captive Insurance Company Work?

November 20, 2019

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. Read More


Captive Insurance: Mitigating #MeToo-Related Reputational Risk

November 6, 2019

Captive insurance planning has the potential to help mitigate reputational risk as the burgeoning #MeToo movement continues to spread and more people are implicated. It is a tailored approach that could mean the difference between financial ruin and resilience. Read More


Why Parents Fold Their Captive Insurance Companies

October 25, 2019

As is the case with virtually any type of business, not all captive insurance companies stay in business indefinitely. There are several reasons why parents fold their captives. Find out. Read More


Why Move Your Captive to a Different Jurisdiction

October 23, 2019

People often have an issue that causes them to consider moving their captive insurance company to a different jurisdiction, according to Bruce Wright of Eversheds Sutherland. While, for instance, a company's management may decide that having the captive in a specific jurisdiction is perceived unfavorably, other reasons are more substantive. Read More


7 Ways Captive Insurance Companies Provide a Competitive Edge

October 14, 2019

Based on their balance sheet strength, operating performance, and business profiles, captive insurance companies have consistently outperformed commercial market insurers. Captives can play a positive role and are able to provide a competitive edge to the organizations using them. Find out how. Read More


Understanding the Competencies of the Optimal Remote Worker

October 7, 2019

One of the biggest organizational challenges companies must solve in today's work environment is team building. This can become particularly difficult in businesses that hire remote workers. Read about a proven interview method that will help your company discover the core competencies that make up the optimal remote worker. Read More


Environmental Risks: The Perils of an "Unlikely" Loss Event

September 9, 2019

Industries such as self-storage facilities, dry cleaner chains, and real estate face environmental risks that are not obvious and are often overlooked. Middle market businesses subject to uncommon environmental risks that may lead to significant losses could benefit greatly from the cost-effective risk coverages afforded through a captive insurance company. Read More