Finance, Investments, and Accounting

What Captive Owners Should Know about the Federal Excise Tax

Bruce Wright, partner at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, discusses what captive owners should know about federal excise tax. Read More


Why Is Tax-Deductibility of Captive Premiums Important

Tax-deductibility of premiums is a key issue for captive insurance companies, and in this video P. Bruce Wright of Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP discusses how timing is the key factor in this equation. Read More


Why Letters of Credit Are the Most Popular Option for Captive Insurers

Martin Ellis, manager of Comerica Bank's Captive Insurance Group, explains why letters of credit (LOCs) are the most popular collateral option for captive insurers. Read More


A Primer on Trucking Captives

Principal and Consulting Actuary Rob Walling of Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., says that trucking insurance captives are an example of a specialized industry that requires specialized care. Read More


An Actuarial Perspective on Captive Feasibility

In the captive feasibility study, according to Rob Walling, principal and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., a business or group of businesses may be investigating forming a captive insurance company. Read More