Conferences, Webinars, and Events

The Captive Insurance Story Is One of Evolution over the Past 30 Years

March 1, 2021

Captive insurance has evolved over the past 30 years with an expansion of the types of parents forming captives and greater choice of domiciles. Today, captive insurance companies are writing a broad variety of risks in captives as they deal with emerging exposures and a hardening commercial market. Read More

Experts Offer Suggestions for Captive Insurers in "Chaotic" Market

February 26, 2021

Continuing hardening in the commercial insurance market is creating "chaotic" conditions for some captive insurance companies as they seek reinsurance or fronting insurance, according to some experts. "It's fairly chaotic. It's a very hard market," Michael Woodroffe, president of Kirkway International, said during Business Insurance's 2021 World Captive Forum. Read More

Captive Insurance Proves Valuable in Reacting to Challenging Times

February 25, 2021

Captive insurance companies' nature as a "reactive" business bodes well for captives' ability to help their parents address current challenges, a panel of experts suggested. The discussion took place during a session titled "Captives: Creating Capacity & Opportunity in a Changing Market" during Business Insurance's 2021 World Captive Forum. Read More

CICA Cancels 2021 International Conference Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

February 9, 2021

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has canceled its 2021 international conference due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and worsening conditions in Arizona. The conference had been scheduled for March 14–16 in Scottsdale, Arizona, but CICA officials determined current conditions made holding the conference neither safe nor feasible. Read More

For Captive Insurance, 2020 Was a Busy Year on the Tax Front as Well

February 8, 2021

With a hardening commercial insurance market, the past year wasn't just a busy one for new captive insurance company formations. On the tax front, 2020 was more mixed, panelists on a recent Strategic Risk Solutions webinar suggested, though there was significant captive tax activity. Read More