Corporate Governance

5 Top Tips for Building a Board of Directors

February 28, 2018

The role of the board of directors has evolved over the last decade. Today's boards need to be more strategically focused. We offer some top tips for building your captive board from scratch or reinventing a board for a more mature captive. Read More


Captive Insurer Boards and Blockchain Technology

February 7, 2018

Digital disruption takes on many forms, making it a formidable risk area to be added to any boardroom discussion. We summarize a recent article that appeared on the National Association of Corporate Directors website on why blockchain technology needs to be addressed by board members. Read More


NACD Publishes "2018 Governance Outlook"

January 17, 2018

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) released its white paper on the "2018 Governance Outlook." While the paper is targeted at board members of publicly traded corporations, several of the monographs are germane to the governance of captive insurers as well. We'll look at some of the highlights of interest to captives. Read More


5 Key Pillars of Captive Insurer Corporate Governance

November 1, 2017

As a captive owner or board director, what are the primary components of captive corporate governance? In this article, we look at five key pillars of corporate governance and provide a brief description of each facet. Read More


Corporate Governance and External Peer Review

October 17, 2017

In this article by Robert Walling, Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, he discusses how the use of a peer review of the consulting actuary's work results in better corporate governance. Given the lack of insurance expertise on many captives' board of directors, the use of a peer review is certainly justified. Read More