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Captive Insurance Best and Worst Practices Topic of AzCIA Presentation

Trial and error is one way of figuring out best practices for a captive. A quicker way is to learn from others who have seen or experienced both the best and worst captive practices. On November 18, 2015, the Arizona Captive Insurance Association (AzCIA) will host "Captives: Best Practices, Worst Practices ... Which Are You Doing?" featuring a presentation by Jay Adkisson.
November 02, 2015 Read More
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Captive Insurance Education—Are You Taking Advantage of IRMI Online Courses?

During the fourth quarter of the year, many professionals face the need to complete the continuing education requirements to renew their licenses or certifications. If you are among them, it would be advantageous for you to consider one or more International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), online courses.
October 09, 2015 Read More
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Microcaptives Guidance Topic of CICA Webinar

Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) hosted 100 participants October 6, 2015, at its "Doing Micro-Captives the Right Way: Guidance from CICA's New Information Statement" webinar, where CICA's August 17, 2015, Information Statement Regarding Micro-Captives was the focus of the discussion.
October 07, 2015 Read More
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Captive Insurance Introductory Guide Available for Asian-Pacific Prospective Businesses

A new Aon publication, An Introduction to Captives, is intended to help organizations that are considering forming a captive to lower their cost of risk. In explaining why the guide should be read, Aon cites its 2015 Global Risk Management Survey, which showed an increase in captive owners in the Asia Pacific region, increasing from 17 percent in 2013 to 23 percent in 2015
September 10, 2015 Read More

Captive Insurance Operations and Services Focus of Video Series

Have you taken full advantage of all the information the website has to offer? A video series that focuses on “Captive Operations & Services” features several well-known captive experts who share their knowledge on operational matters important to successfully launching and operating a captive.
August 21, 2015 Read More
  Online Education

Reinsurance Continuing Education Course Added to Captive Insurance Learning Center

Property and Casualty Reinsurance Fundamentals course is now available in the Captive Insurance CE Learning Center and provides CE, CPE, CFP, and PACE credit.
July 27, 2015 Read More
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Captive Resources at has much to offer in addition to the frequent news items and articles it publishes on the home page and in the Captive Wire, delivered daily via e-mail. We encourage you to click on the Resources tab above and review the numerous topics available to you. There is information of value to all those interested in or currently operating in the captive insurance industry.
July 24, 2015 Read More
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Captive Insurance Industry Conference To Feature, Captive Wire Editor

John M. Foehl Jr., an editor of and the Captive Wire, will speak on the topic of “Moving to Generative Governance for Captive Insurance Boards” at the Captive Insurance Council of District of Columbia (CIC-DC) Annual Conference, which is set for October 20-21, 2015, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.
June 29, 2015 Read More
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New Online Captive Insurance Courses Offer CE and CPE Credit

A new Captive Insurance CE Learning Center, featuring online courses on captive insurance and related topics, is now open. Offered as a service of, the learning center currently includes one course: Captives as Risk Retention Mechanisms. In July a second course, Property and Casualty Reinsurance Fundamentals, will be included, and a third course, Captives as Risk Transfer Mechanisms, will be added in August.
June 24, 2015 Read More

Captive Thought Leader Videos Added to

New Captive Thought Leader Videos on add a wealth of information on captive insurance fundamentals directly from experienced industry leaders.
May 19, 2015 Read More
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Captive Insurers Can Facilitate ERM Programs

World Captive Forum 2015 speakers explain how a captive insurance company can be used to support an enterprise risk management (ERM) program.
February 04, 2015 Read More
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IRMI Enhanced and Expanded Risk Management and Captive Services in 2014

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), under the leadership of President and CEO Jack Gibson, significantly enhanced and expanded its information services to the risk management and captive insurance communities in 2014.
January 09, 2015 Read More logo

Captive Insurance Basics Section Expanded

The Captive Insurance Basics section of has been updated and expanded with three informative articles on fundamentals of captives. Also, a new and more comprehensive captive glossary has been added.
October 24, 2014 Read More