Domicile profiles

North Carolina
09 August 2017
Debbie Walker of the North Carolina Department of Insurance tells Becky Butcher why the state is among 2017’s standout performers
Guernsey
06 July 2017
Experts convene to talk to Becky Butcher about the stability that Guernsey represents in a challenging financial and political environment
Cook Islands
22 February 2017
In an era of increasing uncertainty, Tamatoa Jonassen suggests that the Cook Islands can be a bridge to financial security in a captive
Texas
25 January 2017
Vermont
25 January 2017
Malta
11 January 2017
Missouri
21 December 2016
The Bahamas
09 November 2016
Cayman Islands
09 November 2016
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Malta
14 September 2016
Isle of Man
14 September 2016
Latin America
03 August 2016
North Carolina
03 August 2016
Africa
06 June 2016
The Bahamas
25 May 2016
Guernsey
20 January 2016
Tennessee
20 January 2016
Delaware
02 December 2015
Bahamas
18 November 2015
Dublin
18 November 2015
Cayman Islands
18 November 2015
USA
29 July 2015
Isle of Man
15 July 2015
Caribbean
01 July 2015
Canada
17 June 2015
Bermuda
20 May 2015
Bahamas
22 April 2015
Europe
08 April 2015
Nevada
08 April 2015
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Customer service is key to captive redomestications
23 August 2017 | Charlotte | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Customer service is key to attracting potential captive insurers to a particular jurisdiction, according to Leanne Refalko, senior captive insurance specialist at the North Carolina Department of Insurance
Hawaii appoints new insurance administrator for commerce
23 August 2017 | Honolulu | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The state of Hawaii has promoted Andrew Kurata to acting insurance administrator for the department of commerce and consumer affairs insurance division
Experts react to Avrahami
23 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The US Tax Court’s decision to back the Internal Revenue Service in its dispute with Benyamin and Orna Avrahami over their micro captive should encourage those involved in similar arrangements to revisit them
NCCIA: North Carolina’s captive figures almost doubled in 2016
22 August 2017 | Charlotte | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The number of North Carolina’s licensed captive companies grew by 91 percent last year, while approved protected cells and series saw an increase of over 50 percent
NCCIA praises captive industry for work
22 August 2017 | Charlotte | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The North Carolina Captive Insurance Association Annual Conference kicked off this week with Thomas Adams, president and CEO, thanking those in the industry who have helped make the state’s captive market the success it is today
Willis Towers Watson reinforces employee benefit captive consulting
22 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Willis Towers Watson has hired Paul Devitt as director in its global services and solutions consultancy practice, where he will focus on employee benefit captive consulting
Disappointing outcome for micro captives in Avrahami
22 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The US Tax Court has backed the Internal Revenue Service’s decision to deny Benyamin and Orna Avrahami access to the Internal Revenue Code Section 831(b) election for certain financial years
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US captive insurance association leaders discuss the present challenges and future of the business, as federal policy confuses and SME growth continues
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