Captive Operations & Services Videos

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How To Manage a Captive More Efficiently

Managing a captive efficiently comes down to having a streamlined approach. Captive managers coordinate multiple pieces such as actuaries, auditors, regulatory bodies, and financial statement preparation. A captive manager may want to look at a firm to help with back office support, according to Jeremy Colombik of Management Services International.

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What Makes a Captive Insurance Company Successful?

Jeremy Colombik, president of Management Services International, states that five factors come into play to make a captive insurance company successful: (1) determining the type of risk to put into the captive (actuaries/underwriters), (2) minimizing commercial insurance costs, (3) better risk management, (4) increasing risk awareness, and (5) tax benefits.

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Hugh Rosenbaum

Why Captive Business Is the Best Business

Captive insurance pioneer Hugh Rosenbaum explains the rationale behind the slogan, "Captive Business Is the Best Business," which largely relates to the degree of underwriting control captive owners may exercise and recognizes the captive's service to its members/original insureds.

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Insurance Captives Crash and Burn for These Reasons

Steve McElhiney, president and CEO of EWI Reinsurance, explains that successful captive insurers are formed with a sufficient degree of risk focus along with a long-term economic focus and direction.

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Brady Young

Tips for Selecting a Captive Manager

For interviewing and selecting a captive insurance company manager, Brady Young of Strategic Risk Solutions says to look for experience in the captive insurance business, familiarity with the domicile, and the capability of the manager.

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Brady Young

Key Services Provided by a Captive Manager

Brady Young of Strategic Risk Solutions explains the various responsibilities of a captive insurance company manager.

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Mike O'Neill

Group Captives Prompt Members To Manage Their Own Risk

Michael J. O'Neill of ACIG explains how being part of a group captive insurance company catalyzes members toward better risk management including general safety and quality issues as well as risk-specific concerns.

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Mike O'Neill

Onboarding Process Critical When New Member Joins Group Captive

Michael J. O'Neill of ACIG explains the importance of having an onboarding process in place for new members of a group captive insurance company. This will serve to open up communication channels while highlighting changes to the new member's insurance program.

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Mike O'Neill

Tips for Group Captive Success

Michael J. O'Neill of ACIG discusses the importance of group captive members effectively handling their safety, quality, and document maintenance and retention programs and offers some strategies toward achieving these goals.

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Alan Fleming

How To Assure You Are Optimizing Use of Your Captive

Alan Fleming of Airmic offers tips for optimizing the use of a captive insurance company.

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Gary Bowers

Choosing an Auditor or Tax Preparation Firm

In this video, Gary Bowers of Johnson Lambert provides captive owners with tips on how to choose an auditor or tax preparation firm.

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Gary Bowers

Areas of Focus in Captive Audits

Gary Bowers of Johnson Lambert details three areas (taxes, loss reserves, and investments) auditors are concerned with when dealing with captive insurance companies.

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This Captive Insurer Helped Create $26M in Economic Value

Steve McElhiney, president and CEO of EWI Reinsurance, provides examples of the benefits that a captive insurance company can provide to an organization's risk program. Many of these benefits, such as tailored insurance policies with broader coverages, provide organizations with broader overall solutions not attainable in the traditional marketplace.

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