Captive Podcasts

Welcome to the Captive Podcasts page.  Join us here to gather new ideas and gain practical advice about captive insurance and alternative risk from industry experts. Our captive insurance podcast episodes are powered by IRMI and average 15–20 minutes each to bring you concise, easily consumable content. We will add a new podcast to this page each month.

These captive podcasts are part of a larger IRMI Podcast library that focuses on comprehensive trends in risk management and insurance. Be in the know on all things insurance and subscribe to our podcasts via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or the Podbean app

Captive Insurance Around the World: Moves in Latin America

Discover why there's explosive growth in captive insurance in Latin America (LATAM). In this captivating episode (no pun intended), join Luis Delgado, a leading expert at Strategic Risk Solutions, as he unveils the reason for the sharp rise of captive insurance formations in the dynamic LATAM region. Luis discusses what type of LATAM organizations are forming captives, where and how they are being formed, and some challenges they face.

Captives Weather Insurance Market Cycles

This 29-minute podcast episode from IRMI features Matthew Queen, author of Modern Captive Insurance, discussing how to use captive insurance to manage insurance market cycles. The Queen Firm, LLC, is a law firm providing captive insurance consulting services. In this podcast episode, you will learn from Matthew's deep experience how captive insurance companies can function as a risk management tool, and why captive insurance might not be right for everyone.

Introduction to Captives

Captive insurance can be confusing at times. However, a captive can be a great addition to the tool belt of farmers and ranchers. Captive insurance is gaining popularity in the agribusiness world as insurance industry professionals continue to explore the many applications possible.

In this podcast episode, Prabal Lakhanpal, vice president, Spring Consulting Group, explains in a Snap Talk the basics of captive insurance and why a captive may be the right solution for your client.

Reinsurance 101

This 20-minute podcast episode, a Snap Talk from the 2021 IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference, is presented by Larry Schiffer, attorney, counselor, consultant, and mediator for Schiffer Law & Consulting PLLC. In this podcast, Mr. Schiffer provides a clear understanding of the two basic forms of reinsurance: treaty and facultative.

Ag Update: John Talley Talks Captive Insurance Basics

Join IRMI Chief Content Officer Joel Appelbaum and IRMI Captive and Risk Finance Product Manager Rachel Moir as they host John Talley, captive program manager for the Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance. Mr. Talley breaks down what captives are really about and their applicability to agricultural insurance!