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Why Captives Need To Focus on Culture When Considering Governance

In this thought piece on captives' corporate culture and its impact on good governance, we explore why it is important, whether it is possible to measure, and how a risk management framework can be employed to help quantify corporate culture.
August 28, 2019 Read More
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September "CICR" Looks at "Why Go Captive?"

Don't miss the September issue of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" ("CICR"), where Steve Kinion, director of the Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products, Delaware Department of Insurance, looks at "Why go captive?" The question addresses whether a state should or should not become a captive insurance domicile.
August 28, 2019 Read More
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Reinsurers "Uncomfortable" with Understanding of Wildfire Risk

According to S&P, reinsurers were "caught by surprise" by the back-to-back California wildfires in 2017 and 2018, and challenges persist in understanding this type of peril.
August 27, 2019 Read More
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Reinsurance Intermediary Appointed to California Wildfire Fund

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, was recently appointed as the sole reinsurance intermediary for the newly formed California Wildfire Fund, currently administered by the California Earthquake Authority.
August 27, 2019 Read More
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Remove Impacts of Emotion and Reaction When Investing for Captives

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide thoughtful commentary concerning issues impacting captives and the broader insurance markets, we spoke with Stephen Nedwicki, institutional investment strategist with Comerica Bank. Our discussion focused on captive investment strategies and the outlook for investment portfolios.
August 26, 2019 Read More
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Regulators Circulating New Captive Benefit Funding Requirements

US Department of Labor (DOL) suspension of a regulatory procedure employers have used for years to get expedited DOL review of their applications to fund employee benefits through their captive insurance companies is continuing, while regulators are circulating new captive benefit funding requirements.
August 26, 2019 Read More
  NCCIA Distinguished Service Awards 2019-SF

North Carolina Association Pays Tribute to Key Contributors to Domicile

At this year's North Carolina Captive Insurance Association (NCCIA) conference, the NCCIA paid tribute to important players who helped shape the captive domicile and who served on the association's board of directors.
August 23, 2019 Read More
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Fitch: Exposure to Long-Term Care "Remains a Plague"

Many insurers remain underreserved against the losses associated with US long-term care insurance where legacy exposures continue to plague them, according to new information from Fitch Ratings.
August 23, 2019 Read More
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Below-Average Cat Losses Boost Reinsurer Profitability

According to the latest information from Fitch Ratings, Fitch-monitored reinsurers grew by 11.3 percent in the first half of 2019, with underwriting profitability boosted by below-average catastrophe losses.
August 22, 2019 Read More
  Data Analytics

Insurers Seek Out Differentiating Capabilities with Advanced Analytics

Technology advances in the form of advanced analytics are enabling property and casualty insurers to unlock new frontiers in risk assessment and mitigation, according to Swiss Re's latest sigma report.
August 22, 2019 Read More
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