Conferences, Webinars, and Events
The Hawaii Captive Insurance Council (HCIC) will hold its 2021 educational forum in person October 25–28 at the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina. Like many other captive insurance industry organizations, the HCIC held its 2020 forum as a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) will hold an in-person 2021 Fall Forum October 10–13 in Tucson, Arizona. The Fall Forum, which is being held at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa, marks CICA's return to holding a fall event that will supplement CICA's 2022 International Conference March 6–8.
The hardened commercial insurance market is prompting a host of new captive insurance company formations, but with those new formations and increased use of existing captives come a variety of opportunities. The topic of a panel at the recent virtual 2021 Bermuda Captive Conference was captive opportunities.
From an insurance perspective, one of the main factors setting the COVID-19 pandemic apart from other catastrophes has been its scope. Claims are coming from around the world from businesses of every size and across a number of coverage lines.
A session during the recent 2021 Western Region Captive Insurance Conference titled "Level Up—Expanding Captive Utilization" surveyed some of the unique opportunities captives can provide in being leveraged to overcome market obstacles faced by their owners.