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  • Pinnacle Actuarial Resources Welcomes Back Ken Hawkins Ken Hawkins has joined Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., as a consulting actuary in the firm's Bloomington office. Mr. Hawkins returns to Pinnacle following 3 years of leading pricing and rate implementation for a regional property-casualty insurer's commercial lines products.
  • Podcast Now Available: Workers Compensation Captive Solution Management Services International (MSI) has just released its latest podcast, titled "Captive for Dummies: Workers Compensation Captive Solution," which is immediately available free of charge at the MSI podcast library. 
  • Crumbling Foundations Captive Superintendent To Step Down Michael Maglaras, principal of Michael Maglaras & Company, recently announced that he will step down in October as superintendent of the Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, Inc., the captive insurance company charged with providing financial assistance to homeowners affected by the crumbling foundations natural disaster.
  • Leane Rafalko Offers an Insider's Perspective on North Carolina Captives Leane A. Rafalko, chief captive analyst for the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Captive Insurance Companies Division, discusses a wide range of issues, including the growth of North Carolina as a captive domicile, changes state lawmakers have made to North Carolina's captive statute, and the future of captive growth.
  • Global Insurance Industry Views Technology Modernization as Threat The urgent need for business and technology modernization poses the greatest threat to the global insurance industry, according to The Insurance Banana Skins report, published by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation in association with PwC.
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JLT Executive To Join Strategic Risk Solutions Bermuda

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) has announced that JLT executive Richard Daley will join SRS (Bermuda) on August 1, 2019, as a managing director. Mr. Daley has been with JLT for 13 years and has led the firm for the last 4 years as its president.
April 12, 2019 Read More
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Secondary Perils Account for 60 Percent of NatCat Losses in 2018

In its latest "sigma" report, Swiss Re revealed that the natural catastrophe (NatCat) loss experience of the last 2 years is a wake-up call for the insurance industry, highlighting a trend of growing devastation wreaked by so-called secondary perils.
April 11, 2019 Read More
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Calling All Managing General Agents to Guernsey

Guernsey says its captive insurance, reinsurance, insurance-linked securities, and longevity risk transfer insurance infrastructure provides opportunities for managing general agents, and the captive domicile is moving to develop its managing general agents sector following a recent visit from the UK-based Managing General Agents' Association.
April 11, 2019 Read More
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The Connecticut Captive Insurance Domicile

Are you looking to learn more about Connecticut as a captive insurance domicile? Connecticut is one of the newer and smaller captive domiciles in the United States, with significant growth lying ahead, state captive experts predict. Curious? Learn more today on Captive.com.
April 10, 2019 Read More
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How To Set Up a Captive Insurance Company: A 5-Step Primer

How do you set up a captive insurance company? Find out the key steps necessary to successfully establish a captive insurance company on Captive.com.
April 10, 2019 Read More
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The Bermuda Captive Conference Announces 2 Keynote Speakers

Keynote speakers at this year's Bermuda Captive Conference will be YouTube comedian Tripp Crosby and Executive Chair of the Bermuda Monetary Authority Jeremy Cox. Now in its 15th year, Bermuda's conference will be held from June 10–12 at the Fairmont Southampton.
April 09, 2019 Read More
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FERMA Voices Concern over ISO's Proposed Cyber Insurance Guidelines

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) said that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) failed to obtain adequate input from the insurance industry while developing its proposed cyber insurance guidelines.
April 09, 2019 Read More
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Establishing a Captive Insurance Company

According to Mark Sims, vice president of business development at Captive Alternatives, LLC, the process for getting a captive insurance company established can be approached by taking the business owner through the underwriting process, just as it would do if it were buying any insurance.
April 08, 2019 Read More
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Steve Kinion Discusses Same-Day Conditional Licensing for Captives

In an interview with Captive.com, Steve Kinion, director with the Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products at the Delaware Department of Insurance, discusses recent amendments to the state's captive law allowing same-day conditional licensing for captive insurers.
April 08, 2019 Read More
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Department of Labor ExPro Option for Captive Insurers Remains on Hold

A US Department of Labor (DOL) suspension of a regulatory procedure that employers have used for years to get quick DOL review of their applications to fund employee benefit programs through their captive insurance companies remains on hold with no word yet on when the suspension will be lifted.
April 05, 2019 Read More
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