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Captive.com and "CICR" Contributor Bruce Wright Named ABA Captive Insurance Committee Chair

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March 14, 2017
Bruce Wright

Bruce Wright, newly appointed chair of the ABA's Captive Insurance Committee.

Bruce Wright, Esq., a leading expert on captive insurance and partner at Captive.com sponsor Eversheds Sutherland, has been named as the new chairman of the American Bar Association (ABA) Captive Insurance Committee. The mission of the committee is to further the education of those who work with captive insurance companies and related alternative risk transfer structures and transactions.

Mr. Wright shares his 4+ decades of captive experience as a frequent speaker, writer, and advocate on captive taxation issues. He is a contributor of topical articles to Captive Insurance Company Reports and Captive.com. He has also shared his captive taxation expertise in several videos on Captive.com, including the following.

  • Why Is Tax-Deductibility of Captive Premiums Important?

  • "Insurance Risk" as a Tax-Deductibility Requirement

  • Risk Shifting as a Tax-Deductibility Requirement

  • Taxation of 831(b) Microcaptives and IRS Concerns

  • Taxation of Cell Captives

The scope of the ABA Captive Insurance Committee education efforts include the following.

  • State laws, insurance regulation, and taxation

  • Federal taxation of captives

  • Best practices for captive

  • Litigation involving captives

Mr. Wright has been recognized by the captive insurance community with several honors. His upcoming service as chairman of the ABA Captive Insurance Committee is yet another way in which he has been willing to share his time and expertise. 

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