Captive Domiciles


Guernsey Domicile Reports a Jump in Captive Formations

Guernsey reported 11 new captive structures were registered in the domicile during 2019, its best result since 2016.
February 28, 2020 Read More
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Tennessee Captive Domicile Licenses 200th Captive Insurer

Joining just a handful of other US domiciles, Tennessee last week licensed its 200th captive.
February 21, 2020 Read More
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South Carolina's Jay Branum Says Captives Have a Bright Future

While more than 30 US states have captive statutes, only a handful have a significant number of captives, says Jay Branum, director of captives at the South Carolina Department of Insurance.
February 17, 2020 Read More
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Conditional Licensing Boosts Delaware Captive Formations in 2019

Delaware licensed 56 captives in 2019, with most of the new captives licensed under a fast-track procedure.
February 13, 2020 Read More
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Utah Continues as a "Strong Player" in Captive Insurance Industry

Captive insurance company growth continues to be strong in Utah with 42 new captives licensed in 2019.
February 07, 2020 Read More
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Cayman Maintains Its Prominence with Strong Captive Licensing Activity

Medical malpractice continues to be the biggest risk insured or reinsured by Cayman Islands–licensed captives, according to recent statistics released by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
February 04, 2020 Read More
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The Louisiana Captive Insurance Domicile

While Louisiana is an older captive insurance company domicile—the state's captive statute was passed in 2008 and took effect the following year—Louisiana remains a very small domicile.
January 28, 2020 Read More
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Bermuda Reports 22 New Licensed Captives for 2019

Up slightly from 2018, Bermuda licensed 22 new captive insurance companies in 2019, allowing the offshore domicile to maintain its status as the world's largest captive domicile.
January 24, 2020 Read More
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Captive Growth Continues in the North Carolina Domicile

In its newly released year-end report, the North Carolina Department of Insurance provides additional information about the domicile's 2019 captive insurance company growth.
January 23, 2020 Read More
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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