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Aggregated losses from catastrophes to reach $100bn, says WTW report
20 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The ILS market is ready to deal with the increasing rate of natural disasters, despite the fact that aggregate losses from catastrophes in Q3 2017 are likely to reach $100 billion, according to a market update from WTW Securities
EU-US Covered Agreement a ‘good step’, says A.M. Best
19 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The signing of the EU-US Covered Agreement is a “good step” for EU and US reinsurers, but full implementation could take up to five years, according to A.M. Best
Apex expands offering outside of Bermuda
18 October 2017 | Hamilton | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Apex Group will be managing the move through its newly rebranded Apex Insurance Fund Services, formerly known as Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services
UK’s ILS legislation to be in place for January renewals
17 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Centaur Fund Services adds ILS head
16 October 2017 | Bermuda | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Roundstone and HUB team up on captive programme
16 October 2017 | Ohio | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Sun Life and Pareto launch stop-loss group captive
13 October 2017 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Becky Butcher
DARAG names new CEO of its Italian operation
13 October 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Cybercrime losses set to increase, says cyber risk expert
12 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
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Axial Benefits Group complete captive deal
12 October 2017 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Cayman captive growth continues
11 October 2017 | Grand Cayman | Reporter: Becky Butcher
First Vermont captive invests in affordable housing tax credits
10 October 2017 | Burlington | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Green Mountain recruits Chris Kramer
10 October 2017 | Burlington | Reporter: Becky Butcher
KBRA hires new rating director
09 October 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Robus Guernsey hires David Riley
09 October 2017 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Capstone hires David Osbourn
06 October 2017 | Houston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New president takes the reins at Marsh Captive Solutions
05 October 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Sovos acquires FiscalReps
05 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Connecticut welcomes Charter Communications captive
04 October 2017 | Hatford | Reporter: Becky Butcher
APS selects Artex to provide insurance management services
04 October 2017 | St Peter Port | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Ventiv buys Webrisk from Effisoft
04 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Michael Scott joins Allison & Mosby-Scott
04 October 2017 | Illinois | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Dow Chemical captive rated ‘excellent’
04 October 2017 | Oldwick | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Tennessee updates captive legislation
03 October 2017 | Nashville | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Clark & Gentry set to close captive operations
03 October 2017 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
A.M. Best gives the Greenlight
02 October 2017 | Oldwick, New Jersey | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Stellar Insurance rated ‘excellent’
29 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
MetLife appoints Mark Baldwin
29 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
CICA launches mentorship programme
28 September 2017 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
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What should a captive look for when hiring a firm to manage its portfolio? Stephen Nedwicki of Comerica Bank takes a look
Martin Membery and Andrew Holland of Sidley Austin discuss the signing of the EU-US bilateral covered agreement and who will potentially benefit from it
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Michael Zuckerman of Temple University Fox School of Business makes the case for a captive insurance company independent board director
This year’s Bermuda Captive Conference highlighted the importance of the captive industry to the island, and the need to stay ahead of the curve in terms of regulation and innovation in order to maintain its global status
Brady Young, Stuart King and Andrew Berry tell Becky Butcher about the decision to expand into Europe with a new operation in Dublin
Unscrupulous micro captive managers and their motley crews might have walked their last plank following the ruling in the good ship Avrahami
More than 200 delegates gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the state’s three-day annual captive insurance conference. Becky Butcher reports
John Dies and Steve Miller of alliantgroup analyse the Avrahami tax court case decision, and warn captives to take a look at their own programmes
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Although the Isle of Man is currently focusing on updating its regulatory framework, Solvency II, Brexit and the Asian market all hold big opportunities for the island
Debbie Walker of the North Carolina Department of Insurance tells Becky Butcher why the state is among 2017’s standout performers
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Experts convene to talk to Becky Butcher about the stability that Guernsey represents in a challenging financial and political environment
In an era of increasing uncertainty, Tamatoa Jonassen suggests that the Cook Islands can be a bridge to financial security in a captive
With a dedicated captive plan in place, the Lone Star State is on the rise, says Josh Magden of the Texas Captive Insurance Association
After 36 years of captive business, Vermont boasts a culture of legislative change, and still has a few tricks up its sleeve. Dan Towle and David Provost explain
After a successful 2016 and the licensing of its first securitisation cell company, Malta insurance industry professionals are looking ahead to 2017
Missouri’s captive programme is approaching a decade in operation. John Talley explains how the state has made it to this milestone
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