Legal Developments

New Utah Law Lets Captives Reinsure Risks from Any Insurer

April 2, 2020

Legislation recently signed into law by Utah Governor Gary Herbert will expand the business that Utah captive insurance companies are allowed to do. The new measure, HB 37, will allow Utah captives to reinsure risks ceded by any other insurer. Read More

SIIA Offers Insights Following IRS Micro-Captive Settlement Results

February 18, 2020

The Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA), said in a statement that the vast majority of captive insurance participants are not only doing the right thing but are left untouched by the recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) global settlement initiative offered last year. Read More

IRS Settlement Offers Accepted by Majority of Micro-Captive Owners

February 3, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced last week that around 80 percent of so-called 831(b) micro-captive owners who received settlement offers have accepted them. Read More

Congressional Hearing Set To Consider RRG Coverage Expansion

January 22, 2020

A House of Representatives subcommittee will hold the first congressional hearing on legislation that would expand the coverages Risk Retention Group (RRG) can offer to their policyholder-owners. Read More

Board of Tax Appeals Considers Moody's Captive Insurance Company

January 13, 2020

The Board of Tax Appeals recently considered tax issues involving the relationship between Moody's and its captive insurance company. Read More