webinars

Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022 Time: 11:00 AM EDT Description With the Covid-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions, the war in Ukraine, and levels of inflation not seen in decades, where do insurance companies - both commercial and captives - turn to protect their investment portfolios and real assets in a volatile stock market and rising interest rate environment? In this webinar, we will be...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Agency & Entrepreneurial Captives

Recording Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Description While captives have traditionally insured the risks of their parent organizations, there is a growing trend to use captives to insure third party business. For managing general agencies, captives represent an effective vehicle to share in the risks of the programs they are underwriting. Agency captives are also supported by the program...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Collateral and Your Captive

Recording Date: Wednesday March 30, 2022 Understanding collateral requirements in captive insurance company structures is critical to determining capitalization needs and for many owners the viability of a captive program. In this SRS webinar, our panel of experts address questions such as why a captive can be required to post collateral, what forms of collateral are generally acceptable, how...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Captive Insurance – State of the Market

  Recording Date: Wednesday February 23, 2022 Description The number of captive insurance companies has been falling over the past five years, yet the on-going impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and a hard commercial insurance market has been driving interest in captives. Has this interest resulted in an uptick in captive numbers and utilization? In our annual market update, we take a look at...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Captive Taxation – The Current Environment

Recording Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Description With on-going IRS scrutiny of captives and more aggressive actions of states on self procurement taxes, is the current tax environment all negative for captive owners? In this webinar, we look at recent developments in captive taxation. Topics covered include: The latest developments in IRS scrutiny of captives Recent court cases Tax exempt...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Good Captive Housekeeping

Recording Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Description How do you know your captive insurance company is in good order and ready for year-end filings and audit? In this webinar we look at new obligations facing captives and what owners and directors should be aware of and the questions they should be asking of their service providers. Specific topics covered include: What to expect for 2021...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Alternative Captive Reinsurance – The Growth of Insurance-Linked Securities

Recording Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021 Description Over the last 10 years, the alternative reinsurance market has quadrupled in size to $97 billion with the convergence of the capital and insurance markets providing additional options for captives looking for reinsurance support. In this webinar, we look at the different forms of insurance-linked securities and how they are being used by...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Captives and Trade Credit

Recording Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Description Trade credit risk has historically been an extremely challenging asset for captives to handle. It’s revolving, granular and self-liquidating nature meant ‘point-in-time’ risk was always difficult to monitor. However, technology has now removed many of those challenges. Trade receivables are an increasingly critical asset class from a...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Captives 101 – A Global Perspective

Recording Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021 Description This primer on captive insurance will provide you with essential information to understand the drivers behind the use of captives and different program structures, including how and when to form a captive. In this session we focus on how these captive basics differ between the US, Europe and Latin America. Topics covered in the webinar include:...

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Investment Strategies and Asset Allocation – Now What?

Single Parent Captives and Medical Stop Loss

  Recording Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Description Medical stop loss continues to be one of the fastest growing areas of captive use. While much of the activity has occurred among mid-to-small sized employees through group captive programs, larger employers are also using their single parent captives to insure a layer of medical stop loss risk and take more control over their health insurance...

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