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The Cayman Islands as a Captive Domicile: An Introduction

The Atlas Insurance Management team gives a first-hand view of the Cayman Islands experience as participants in the second-largest captive insurance jurisdiction in the world and a high-growth business environment, not just for captive insurance but for the whole universe of financial services, including large insurers.
December 05, 2018 Read More
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Gibraltar Maintains Healthy Market Performance with Brexit Uncertainty

Gibraltar's insurance market has experienced significant development over the past decade, with new entrants contributing to growth in the territory's premium base, according to A.M. Best.
December 03, 2018 Read More
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Veto Overridden on Illinois Legislation Containing Captive Provisions

Illinois lawmakers Tuesday overrode an earlier gubernatorial veto of legislation that will set new minimum capital and surplus requirements for captive insurance companies licensed in Illinois.
November 28, 2018 Read More
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Barbados Repeals Exempted Insurance Act, Captives Maintain Zero Tax

The government of Barbados has announced a number of legislative measures as it moves toward tax convergence of the country's international and domestic business sectors. Captive insurers will maintain zero taxation.
November 26, 2018 Read More
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Bermuda, Cayman, and Barbados Captives Outperform Commercial Market

Operating results among A.M. Best-rated captive insurance companies in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, and Barbados continued to outperform the US commercial market sector in 2017, according to the latest report from the rating agency, titled "Bermuda, Cayman Islands and Barbados Captives Stay the Course."
November 19, 2018 Read More
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Delaware Captive Domicile Offers Same-Day Conditional Licensing

Delaware's state insurance commissioner can now issue conditional certificates of authority to enable new captive insurers to operate while regulators review their applications. Steve Kinion, director of the bureau of captive and financial insurance products, Delaware Insurance Department, spoke about the measure in a recent A.M. Best interview.
November 13, 2018 Read More
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The Captive Domicile of Puerto Rico

According to Mark Sims, vice president of business development for Captive Alternatives, LLC, Puerto Rico as a captive domicile is unique in the sense that it falls under US federal law, US Customs, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; however, it does have sovereignty that Congress granted in 1952.
October 29, 2018 Read More
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CCIA President Steve DiCenso Speaks "Hacker" with Captive.com

Captive.com recently spoke with Steve DiCenso, president of the Connecticut Captive Insurance Association (CCIA), about its upcoming dual-venue 2018 Annual Collaborative, which is set to take place on October 16–17 in Hartford. The theme of the Collaborative is "Innovation and Managing Cyber Risk through Captives."
September 19, 2018 Read More
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China Captives in the Limelight

China is proactively raising awareness and interest in alternative risk transfer. The potential for retaining risk layers and the economic accretion it can provide are a natural fit for Chinese risk buyers. This article explores captive insurance developments in China and considers opportunities and challenges for future captive development.
September 12, 2018 Read More
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A.M. Best Examines Vermont's Affiliated Reinsurance Company Legislation

A new type of captive insurance company, an affiliated reinsurance company, created by Vermont in response to US tax reform provides an onshore reinsurance alternative for companies facing an added tax burden due to the so-called Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax, according to a new A.M. Best briefing.
September 06, 2018 Read More
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