Captive Insurance Basics

A captive insurer is an insurance company that is wholly owned and controlled by its insureds; its primary purpose is to insure the risks of its owners, and its insureds benefit from the captive insurer’s underwriting profits. Below you will find links to articles and information that delve into the benefits and disadvantages of captives, how to determine whether they are a good risk finance solution for your organization, where to headquarter them, and how to use them effectively.

Corporate Governance: Free Survey Report

Corporate Regulation and Governance in Captives

A FREE 24-page special survey report from

Delve into captive insurance governance matters including board attributes, board structure, and board accountability. With 30 years of insurance experience from the auditing, regulatory, and management side, Derick White, managing director of corporate governance and regulation for Strategic Risk Solutions, offers key insights into captive board governance.

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Articles and Information on Captive Insurance from IRMI®


Captive Insurance Company Reports (CICR) Subscribers 

Click directly to the July 2020 issue in IRMI Online or ReferenceConnect. Following are the highlights of this month's CICR.



Captive Wire

Stay ahead of the latest developments in the alternative risk transfer market with articles on captive formation, domiciles, management, legislation, taxes, accounting, finance, governance, and more.