Legal Developments

US Captive Domiciles Keeping Captive Statutes Up to Date in 2019

June 3, 2019

In 2019, US lawmakers have continued the drive to keep their states' captive statutes up to date. So far this year, at least six states-including Vermont, Utah, Nevada, Tennessee, Montana, and Georgia-have passed measures amending their captive statutes. Read More

Federal Lawmakers Act To Extend the National Flood Insurance Program

May 16, 2019

President Donald Trump signed legislation on June 6 that extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). That follows the House of Representatives' approval of the legislation, H.R. 2157, which extends the NFIP through September 30, 2019. The Senate earlier approved the measure. Read More

New Montana Captive Law Increases Captive Insurer Flexibility

May 9, 2019

Montana captive insurance companies that want to use a letter of credit to meet the state's capital and surplus requirements will have more flexibility to meet those requirements under legislation signed into law May 1, 2019, by Governor Steve Bullock. Read More

Tennessee Governor Signs Captive Legislation

May 8, 2019

Legislation approved late last month by Tennessee lawmakers and signed May 22, 2019, by Governor Bill Lee will allow captive insurance companies to receive premium payments and pay claims on insured losses in a foreign currency. Read More

North Carolina Removes Captive Premium Tax Provisions from House Bill

May 2, 2019

North Carolina legislators have stripped provisions from a broader bill, H.B. 220, that would temporarily exempt captive insurance companies that redomesticate to North Carolina from state premium taxes. Read More