Captive Domiciles

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Utah Captive Domicile Shows Solid Positive Growth in 2016

The Utah captive insurance domicile saw positive growth in 2016. Overall, 68 new captives were formed, along with additional cells. This brings Utah's captive industry totals to 462 active captive companies and 74 active cell companies.
February 01, 2017 Read More
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Vermont Licensed 26 New Captive Insurance Companies in 2016

Vermont licensed 26 new captive insurance companies in 2016, bringing the total number of captives it has licensed to 1,088. This article gives a breakdown of the new entries by type of captive.
January 27, 2017 Read More
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Oklahoma Continues Building Its Captive and Captive Manager Portfolio

Oklahoma continues building its captive and captive manager portfolio by licensing 17 new captives and starts 2017 by approving Atlas Insurance Management as a captive manager.
January 26, 2017 Read More
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Captive Legislation Changes Proposed in Vermont

The Vermont Legislature will be considering a number of changes to its captive legislation this year. This article provides a summary of the provisions of the Vermont 2017 Captive Legislation proposal being considered by the Legislature.
January 24, 2017 Read More

Captive Insurance World: What's Happening Now

Here are some recent and upcoming events in the captive insurance industry that may be of interest to our readers.
December 02, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurer Established in Connecticut Offers Look at SOBC Corp. Process

The president and CEO of SOBC Corp. explains the acquisition process for distressed insurance companies and risk retention groups.
November 30, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurer Licensed To Reinsure Underground Storage Tank Owners in NJ

Founders Indemnity Group, Inc., was licensed by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance on November 2, 2016.
November 28, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Statistics Updated for Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has updated its captive entity domicile statistics as of September 30, 2016.
October 31, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurers in Delaware Offered Guidance for Complying with 831(b), PATH Act

The Delaware insurance commissioner has approved two "limited and streamlined" application procedures to make it easier for captive insurers to comply with the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act.
October 19, 2016 Read More

Arizona's Captive Midyear 2016 Count Increases

The Arizona Captive Insurance Division reports it has issued four new licenses as of June 30, 2016. This represents a net 3 percent growth in its captive count, which totals 113. The 2016 growth reverses the termination of 11 captive license in 2015, which, coupled with the issuance of 7 new captive licenses, resulted in a net loss of 4 in its captive count.
August 23, 2016 Read More
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Economic Impact of Delaware Captive Industry

The captive industry is making a significant contribution to the Delaware economy, according to the August 2016 "Captive Industry Impact in Delaware" report, which was based upon a survey of 1081 captives doing business in Delaware. The captive industry contributes nearly $360 million to Delaware’s gross domestic product (GDP), 2,537 jobs, nearly $109 million in personal incomes, and $5.6 million in taxes.
August 16, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Domicile Report Released for Montana

The Montana Captive Insurance Association (MCIA) issued its "Montana Captive Domicile Report 2015" at its recent annual conference. As shown in the report, Montana's captive industry started 15 years ago and the state's captive insurer count is now 191.
July 26, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurers Evaluating Domiciles Have Helpful Reference

Captive insurance companies evaluating domiciles can find a helpful reference in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) annual Insurance Department Resources Report; the first volume of the 2015 edition has just been announced.
June 21, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Companies Redomesticating to Tennessee May Receive Tax Break

The recently enacted provisions in Tennessee's 2016 legislation make it easier for companies to redomesticate to Tennessee.
June 17, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Milestone for SC: 300th Captive Licensed

The South Carolina Department of Insurance (DOI) announced it has licensed captive number 300, marking a major milestone in the ongoing development of its 16-year-old captive insurance program, according to a department press release.
May 31, 2016 Read More
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Risk Retention Group Governance Standards: Vermont Leads Implementation

During a webinar hosted by Strategic Risk Solutions last week, Dan Petterson, director of captive examinations, Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, gave a presentation that focused on actions the state has taken to implement new risk retention group (RRG) governance standards.
May 17, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Legislation Update Considered in Alabama

Alabama HB270, a bill introduced by Rep. David Faulkner (R) that looks to update Alabama's captive insurance legislation, contains a number of revisions to the existing code.
March 28, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Growth Sought in Malta, Guide Available

A resource guide is available from FinanceMalta, a nonprofit, public-private foundation established to promote Malta as a business and finance center.
March 02, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Legislation in Georgia Part of Domicile Revitalization Effort

Not only do the provisions of the recently amended Georgia captive insurance law reduce the captive premium tax and impose an aggregate maximum premium tax, the legislation is a significant overhaul that is part of an effort to revitalize Georgia as a captive domicile.
February 17, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Growth in Delaware Sees Another Record Year

Delaware in 2015 licensed 74 pure captive insurers, 3 special purpose captive insurers, and 112 series captive insurers, for a total of 189 captive entities. It was another record year for captive growth in the state.
February 15, 2016 Read More