Captive Management

For Captive Owners, There's No Transferring Governance Responsibility

November 4, 2020

Corporate governance is critically important for captive insurance companies, as well as the managers and other service providers the captive employs. It's the captive's owner, though, that bears the ultimate responsibility for governance. The captive owner is responsible for operating a regulated insurance company and the associated compliance. Read More


The Importance of Vendor Management Best Practices for Captives

October 7, 2020

Captive insurers tend to rely heavily on external vendors, but those relationships can suffer due to not employing vendor management best practices. It is crucial to have effective vendor management in place because vendor performance ultimately affects the captive's performance. Read More


Considering the Impact of Risk and Pricing in New Product Development

September 28, 2020

There is likely to be a push by captive insurance company owners and policyholders to cover some of the risks uncovered by the pandemic. But risk and pricing are critical elements in product development, and captives need to ask if they can rate, price, and adjust these risks properly. Read More


Actuarial Analysis: A Necessary Exercise with Many Potential Benefits

September 16, 2020

An actuarial analysis is typically required for companies that retain a significant dollar amount of insurance risk, usually through a self-insurance program or a large deductible program, according to Rachel Seale, consulting actuary with Milliman. The actuarial analysis can be useful when a company is considering using a captive insurance company. Read More


Key Facets of Captive Insurance Company Board Assessments

August 19, 2020

Board assessments can be valuable tools in improving the performance of captive insurance company boards. This article explores reasons why board assessments might be necessary for captive insurance companies, the benefits they can offer, and options for conducting them. Read More