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  • Cayman Is Transforming into an International Insurance and Reinsurance Jurisdiction With growing competition from new captive insurance domiciles, the Cayman Islands are evolving into an international insurance and reinsurance jurisdiction. This article summarizes the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman's (IMAC's) view of the transformation that is underway.
  • China Captives in the Limelight This article provides insights on recent captive insurance developments in China (both mainland China and Hong Kong) and proposes opportunities as well as challenges for future captive development in China.
  • Orchestrating the VCIA Conference: Diane Leach and the Collaborative Spirit The history of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) follows that of the captive industry in Vermont closely. Diane Leach has been an integral person in both since the mid-1980s. In an interview with Captive.com, Ms. Leach shared the story of her employment with VCIA and the Vermont captive industry, showing how the mission of VCIA evolved through the years.
  • 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.
  • Risk Retention Group for Security Companies A.M. Best Rating Downgraded A.M. Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating of Security America Risk Retention Group, Inc. (SARRG), from B++ (Good) to B+ (Good).
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Cayman Is Transforming into an International Insurance and Reinsurance Jurisdiction

With growing competition from new captive insurance domiciles, the Cayman Islands are evolving into an international insurance and reinsurance jurisdiction. This article summarizes the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman's (IMAC's) view of the transformation that is underway.
March 28, 2017 Read More
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China Captives in the Limelight

This article provides insights on recent captive insurance developments in China (both mainland China and Hong Kong) and proposes opportunities as well as challenges for future captive development in China.
February 15, 2017 Read More
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Orchestrating the VCIA Conference: Diane Leach and the Collaborative Spirit

The history of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) follows that of the captive industry in Vermont closely. Diane Leach has been an integral person in both since the mid-1980s. In an interview with Captive.com, Ms. Leach shared the story of her employment with VCIA and the Vermont captive industry, showing how the mission of VCIA evolved through the years.
January 31, 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
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Risk Retention Group for Security Companies A.M. Best Rating Downgraded

A.M. Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating of Security America Risk Retention Group, Inc. (SARRG), from B++ (Good) to B+ (Good).
December 19, 2016 Read More
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Bermuda Responds to "Tax Haven" Charge

Tax reform is on the agenda not only in the United States but elsewhere in the world, as well. A report of Oxfam, a global antipoverty agency, has joined those calling for corporate tax reform, and the Bermuda Business Development Agency responded quickly.
December 14, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Basics: A Guide to Rental Captive Insurers

Rental captives are but one form of a captive insurance company. A captive insurer is an insurance company that is wholly owned and controlled by its insureds; its primary purpose is to insure the risks of its owners, and its insureds benefit from the captive insurer's underwriting profits.
December 13, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance/RRG Conference Saturation: Is There a Solution?

Captive insurance association leaders comment on "conference fatigue" as a genuine malady for the captive insurance industry. Is there a solution?
December 07, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Taxation and Regulation Hot Topics Featured in December CICR

The December 2016 issue of "Captive Insurance Company Reports (CICR)" looks at a current hot topic in the captive insurance community—the new ownership requirements for captives that have elected to be taxed under section 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code—as well as other captive insurance current concerns.
December 05, 2016 Read More
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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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