Captive Videos

Is Captive Insurance Right for Your Business

July 19, 2017

Do the benefits of forming a captive insurance company exceed the costs? Jeremy Colombik, president of Management Services International, says this boils down to educating the client of all the benefits that a captive insurance company may offer. Read More

What Makes a Captive Insurance Company Successful

July 19, 2017

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. Read More

What Are the Financial Benefits of a Deductible Reimbursement Policy

July 19, 2017

An operating company may achieve immediate financial benefits by using a captive insurer to issue a deductible reimbursement policy for its high deductible retentions. The tax implications for reimbursement policies for high deductibles are explained in this video by Martin Eveleigh from Risk Management Advisors. Read More

How To Manage a Captive More Efficiently

July 15, 2017

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. Read More

Taxation of 831(b) Microcaptives and IRS Concerns

April 15, 2016

In this video, P. Bruce Wright of Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP addresses the special taxation case of micro-captive insurance companies. Section 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code applies to insurance companies with less than $2.2 million in net premium. Read More