webinars

Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

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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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

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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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

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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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

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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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

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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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

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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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

Corporate Governance for Captives – What’s Appropriate?

Recording Date: Wednesday May 8, 2019 Description Captives are increasingly facing greater corporate governance requirements. But what is appropriate for captives? In this webinar we look at the requirements in different jurisdictions, the concept of proportionality and discuss best practices in corporate governance for captives. Specific topics covered include: Review of Solvency II...

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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

Captive Insurance Industry Review

Recording Date: Tuesday February 19, 2019 Description 2018 was a challenging year for captive insurance with an uncertain investment environment, continued tax scrutiny and consolidations among service providers. In our annual market update, we take a look at these and other trends affecting captives, report on captive numbers by domicile and discuss the outlook for the coming year. Specific...

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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

19 Captive Taxation Questions to Ask in ’19

Recording Date: Wednesday January 23, 2019 Description The past couple of years have seen a changing environment for captive taxation with the passage of the Tax Reform Act in December 2017 and the on-going scrutiny of captives, especially those taking an 831(b) election, by the IRS. As we head into a new year and take stock of the current tax landscape what tax questions should captive owners...

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Captive Insurance – The State of the Market

How Much Capital Do Captives Need?

Recording Date: Tuesday November 27, 2018 Description Like all insurance companies, captives need capital to cover adverse events. Unlike commercial insurers, captives have a lower need for consumer protection against insolvency due to their parent ownership. So how much capital does a captive really need? In this webinar we look at the capital needed to start a captive as well as the...

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