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Disclosure of 831(b) Transactions of Interest Required by IRS in Notice 2016-66

IRS declares 831(b) captives as transactions of interest requiring specified information disclosure in Notice 2016-66.
November 03, 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

Captive Insurance Emerging Issues Focus of September CICR

The lead article in the September 2016 issue of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" provides a firsthand look into how the expanding use of telemedicine works across state lines and the complexities associated with the multiple layers of regulation.
September 07, 2016 Read More

U.S. District Court Analysis and Marsh Captive Benchmarking Report Highlighted in July CICR

The lead article in the July issue of the Captive Insurance Company Reports (CICR) provides an analysis of a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. It details why the court concluded that the net income of a nonprofit self-insurance pool in Washington state was not exempt from federal taxation, either under the doctrine of implied state government immunity or under section 115 of the Internal Revenue Code. The analysis was prepared by the Sutherland Asbill & Brennan tax department.
July 05, 2016 Read More

Captive Insurance Employee Benefits and ERM Case Study Featured in June CICR

In the lead article in the June 2016 issue of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" ("CICR"), Paul Wagner, vice president of Alternative Risk of AGL, provides a case study that answers questions related to how to cost-effectively implement employee benefits and build an enterprise risk management (ERM) template.
June 07, 2016 Read More

Captive Insurance Issues Related to Tax and Risk Distribution Included in May CICR

The Sutherland Asbill & Brennan tax department team provides an in-depth analysis of the March 2016 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Letter Ruling 201609008 in the lead article in the May 2016 issue of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" ("CICR").
May 05, 2016 Read More
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"Insurance Risk" Defined by IRS

Internal Revenue Service ruling specifies types of coverage that do not qualify as insurance risk for determining tax-deductibility of premiums paid to a captive insurer.
March 07, 2016 Read More

Capital Markets, Insurance-Linked Securities Topics Featured in March CICR readers know our interest in how the capital markets and, more specifically, insurance-linked securities (ILS) are transforming traditional reinsurance. These two topics are featured in the March 2016 issue of Captive Insurance Company Reports (CICR).
March 03, 2016 Read More

Recent 831(b) Tax Exemption Changes Featured in February CICR

Two of the featured articles in the February 2016 issue of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" ("CICR") focus on the December 2015 congressional action that amended the insurer tax exemption provisions contained in section 831(b) of the tax code.
February 08, 2016 Read More
  2016 WCF News

World Captive Forum—First Captive Conference in 2016

This is a New Year reminder that the World Captive Forum (WCF) is scheduled for January 31–February 3, 2016, at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida. The WCF will be celebrating its 25th anniversary as one of the longest running international captive conferences in the world.
January 05, 2016 Read More
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