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  • R&Q Captive Management Acquires Clariant Insurance Randall & Quilter (R&Q) Insurance (Malta) Ltd. announced January 5, 2017, that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Clariant Insurance AG (CI) from its owner, Clariant AG.
  • Captive Insurance Makes These 11 Wishes for 2017 The Captive.com-IRMI editorial team, with help from others, put together a 2017 new year’s wish list for your consideration.
  • Legitimate Captive Insurance Companies Are Not Driven by Tax Planning Strategies Here is a message that needs to be delivered to all those involved in advising, regulating, or legislating tax policy: captive insurance companies are genuine risk management organizations that add value to their owners.
  • Captive Insurance Gears Up for Tax Reform Mark Twain (but also attributed to Gideon Tucker) is quoted as having said, "No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session." This will be especially true when Congress convenes in the new year and considers tax reform. Tax reform was a hot topic during the recent election, and the Republican majority in the House of Representatives is already gearing up to advance some significant changes in Federal tax law.
  • 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.
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R&Q Captive Management Acquires Clariant Insurance

Randall & Quilter (R&Q) Insurance (Malta) Ltd. announced January 5, 2017, that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Clariant Insurance AG (CI) from its owner, Clariant AG.
January 06, 2017 Read More
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Captive Insurance Makes These 11 Wishes for 2017

The Captive.com-IRMI editorial team, with help from others, put together a 2017 new year’s wish list for your consideration.
December 23, 2016 Read More
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Legitimate Captive Insurance Companies Are Not Driven by Tax Planning Strategies

Here is a message that needs to be delivered to all those involved in advising, regulating, or legislating tax policy: captive insurance companies are genuine risk management organizations that add value to their owners.
December 16, 2016 Read More
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Captive Insurance Gears Up for Tax Reform

Mark Twain (but also attributed to Gideon Tucker) is quoted as having said, "No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session." This will be especially true when Congress convenes in the new year and considers tax reform. Tax reform was a hot topic during the recent election, and the Republican majority in the House of Representatives is already gearing up to advance some significant changes in Federal tax law.
December 09, 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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Blockchain Technology—Can Captive Insurance Companies Be a Test Bed?

Milliman recently released a white paper titled "Blockchain: An Insurance Focus" by Michael A. Henk and Robert T. Bell. The report points out the various impediments, one of which is regulation, that exist to the rapid adoption of this technology,.
November 17, 2016 Read More
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831(b) Captive Insurers and Advisers Face a Heavy Workload in the Next 90 Days

There is a lot to do in the next 90 days for captives and their material advisers who have made elections under 26 US Code § 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. The reporting requirements will be applicable to “[v]irtually all of the captives that have selected the 831(b) tax option,” according to John Colvin, an attorney at Colvin + Hallett and a panelist on the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Captive Insurance Committee’s webinar that was held November 9, 2016.
November 11, 2016 Read More
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Highlights from the District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) Regulator Update Webinar

The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) held a webinar November 9, 2016, sponsored by the Captive Insurance Council of the District of Columbia (CIC-DC), discussing the state of affairs in the domicile.
November 11, 2016 Read More
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What Is the Role of Your Corporate Governance Specialist?

The Housing Authority Insurance Group (HAIG) is looking to hire a corporate governance specialist. HAIG includes four insurance companies and eight other organizations that serve the public housing and nonprofit housing communities. Although your captive or corporate group may not be the size of HAIG, there is much to be gleaned from the HAIG job description that details the scope of corporate governance support needed in a group captive environment.
October 24, 2016 Read More
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InsureTech Connect 2016 Meets To Discuss Future of Insurance

Most captives were probably unaware that InsureTech hosted its first annual conference October 5–6, 2016, in Las Vegas. The first InsureTech Connect 2016 conference had an estimated 1,500 attendees. From around the world, tech entrepreneurs, investors, and insurance executives met to discuss the impact of technology on the future of the insurance industry.
October 21, 2016 Read More
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