Captive Domiciles

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Modest Captive Growth in 2019 with More Growth Expected in 2020

Captive insurance company formations increased only modestly in 2019, but captive regulators and managers expect more growth this year.
January 20, 2020 Read More
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Arizona Continues To Enjoy Steady Captive Growth

Arizona is continuing to enjoy steady growth as a captive insurance company domicile. In 2019, the domicile licensed nine new captives.
January 14, 2020 Read More
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Another Strong Growth Year for Vermont Captives

Aided by a surge in the number of fourth-quarter licenses, Vermont licensed 22 new captive insurance companies in 2019.
January 14, 2020 Read More
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Vermont Captives and Dave Provost Reach a New Milestone

Last week, Vermont licensed its 1,000th captive since Dave Provost joined the captive field more than 30 years ago.
January 07, 2020 Read More
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Captive Industry Prepares for Vermont's Legislative Day Conference

A wide array of captive insurance company issues will be discussed in January at the Vermont Captive Insurance Association's annual Legislative Day conference.
December 20, 2019 Read More
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Moving Your Captive Insurer to a Different Jurisdiction

Bruce Wright of Eversheds Sutherland discusses moving your captive insurance company to a different jurisdiction.
December 19, 2019 Read More
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Protected Cell Captive Insurer Formed by W.R. Berkley in North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Insurance recently licensed Oak Harbor Reinsurance Company, a protected cell captive insurance company formed by W.R. Berkley Corporation.
December 18, 2019 Read More

Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and Barbados Captives Show Steady Performance

The operating results for A.M. Best-rated captive insurance companies in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and Barbados continue to outperform the segment's counterparts in the commercial casualty sector.
December 06, 2019 Read More
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Utah Lawmakers To Consider New Captive Legislation in 2020

Utah lawmakers are expected to consider new captive legislation next year.
December 05, 2019 Read More
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The Texas Captive Insurance Domicile

Texas is both one of the youngest and fastest-growing captive insurance company domiciles in the United States. Find out about the Texas captive domicile.
December 03, 2019 Read More
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North Carolina Lawmakers Do Not Renew Action on Captive Legislation

North Carolina legislators have ended the 2019 session without taking renewed action, as some had hoped, on legislation that would temporarily exempt captive insurance companies from the state's premium taxes.
November 21, 2019 Read More
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Why Go Captive, or Why Not?

A new Captive Thought Leader Video featuring Steve Kinion, director at the Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products—Delaware Department of Insurance, titled "Why Go Captive?" has recently been added to the video library.
November 18, 2019 Read More
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The Oregon Captive Insurance Domicile

While Oregon is a relatively small captive domicile, the state has enjoyed significant captive growth over the last few years. At the end of 2018, Oregon had 17 captive insurance companies, which is more than double compared to 2014, when the state had just 8 captives.
November 15, 2019 Read More
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IMAC Update on the Fast-Approaching Cayman Captive Forum recently caught up with Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC) to discuss the world's largest captive insurance conference, the Cayman Captive Forum, happening December 3–5 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. readers can still register online until November 29.
November 07, 2019 Read More
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Labuan IBFC Leads Asia in Captive Insurer Formations

A recent report, titled "Driving Captive Transformation in Asia," reveals that 50 percent of all new captive incorporations in Asia are from Labuan International Business and Financial Center (Labuan IBFC).
November 06, 2019 Read More
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The Oklahoma Captive Insurance Domicile

Like many other captive insurance company domiciles, Oklahoma has enjoyed steady growth. Between 2014 and 2018, the number of captive insurers licensed in Oklahoma rose 25 percent. Curious? Learn more today on
October 31, 2019 Read More
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Guernsey Launches US Joint Venture

Guernsey-based regulatory consultancy Midshore Consulting USA LLC announced the launch of a joint venture in the United States to attract more American-sourced work to the island.
October 28, 2019 Read More

China Captives Expand into Europe Via Guernsey Domicile

Guernsey's profile as a key captive insurance jurisdiction for Chinese clients continues to build as Chinese business expands into Europe. Proximity to London is a selling point, as is Guernsey's international reputation and the availability of professional services within the jurisdiction.
October 25, 2019 Read More
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Captive Insurance Company Growth Strong in DC Domicile

Captive insurance company growth continues to be strong in the District of Columbia, captive regulators say. So far this year, 12 new captives have been licensed, up from 9 at the same period in 2018.
October 24, 2019 Read More
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Texas Captive Regulators Maintain an Open Door Policy

There are currently 43 captive insurance companies licensed in Texas, and the domicile expects to have at least 44 captives in the state by the end of 2019. Texas regulators say the department successfully manages the volume of captive formation inquiries and maintains an open door policy.
October 15, 2019 Read More