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Economic Substance and Captives

Economic Substance and Captives

  Recording Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Description After the introduction of the OECD’s 15 point Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS), many offshore jurisdictions passed legislation providing for enhanced economic substance requirements. Most captives in those jurisdictions have just completed their first year of compliance with the regulations. In this webinar we look at...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Understanding Fronting and Collateral Needs

Recording Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Description For many captives, a key driver of feasibility and success is the availability of affordable fronting services and managing the collateral required in these arrangements. In this webinar we will explore the need for fronting and collateral and what is important in a fronting relationship. Specific topics covered will include: Why captives need...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Is a Captive Right For You – Key Questions To Ask

Recording Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Description With the commercial insurance market hardening and uncertainty surrounding insurance capacity after Covid-19, many organizations are asking whether a captive could be an option to consider. In this webinar we look at several key questions that need to be answered before committing to a full feasibility study. These questions include: Am I big...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Captive Insurance Responses to a Pandemic

Recording Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Description As many individuals, businesses and non profits face the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, how if at all can your captive insurance company provide relief? In this webinar we address this question from a number of different angles to determine how a captive could respond to the pandemic. Specific questions considered include: To...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

Recording Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Description In many ways, 2019 was a transitional year for the captive insurance industry with the shakeout from the 831(b) sector becoming clearer, while hardening commercial premiums saw greater interest in the use of captives in traditional property & casualty programs. At the same time, the use of captives in medical stop loss and other benefit...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Using Emerging Technologies to Improve Patient Outcomes

Recording Date: Wednesday October 23 2019 Description In this health care focused webinar, we take a look at the use of emerging technologies in health care and their impact on the quality of patient outcomes. We focus specifically on the issue of diagnostic error and how recent developments in technology can be used to improve diagnostic accuracy. We also assess the role of the captive in...

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Economic Substance and Captives

The Role of Captives in Natural Catastrophe Programs

Recording Date: Tuesday September 24, 2019 Description In the middle of the hurricane season, we take a look at the role of captives in natural catastrophe programs. Traditionally this has been an area that is challenging for captives due to the volatility of the risk and resulting capital requirements. However, with the insurance market tightening and traditional insurance products not...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Captives 101

Recording Date: Wednesday August 21, 2019 Description This session takes a slightly different approach to an introduction to captives by emphasizing the captive life cycle. This primer also covers the use of captives, including an overview of the many considerations that go into forming a captive. Topics covered include: Reasons for forming a captive; Different types of captives and where they...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Captives and Construction

  Recording Date: Tuesday July 16, 2019 Description Captives play an increasingly important role in managing the complex risks of the construction industry. As project values continue to increase, trades become more specialized, and new risks emerge, the industry has seen increased opportunities for captive utilization. Few sectors of the economy face the volume of project-based risks and web of...

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Economic Substance and Captives

Captive Strategic Planning

Recording Date: Tuesday June 25, 2019 Description Most captives are established to solve specific problems for their parents. As they successfully meet those goals and generate surplus, they invariably face questions about their on-going role and where else they may add value. Addressing these questions on a regular basis as part of the captive’s strategic plan is a healthy process and ensures...

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