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Tennessee Captive Insurance Update: Legislation Designed to Attract Re-domestication

Posted on: May 18, 2016 by Chris Murray

Tennessee over the last few years has become a domicile of choice for captive insurance companies. In 2015, according the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, there were 57 new captives established in the Volunteer State. This included 47 pure captives, four Risk Retention Groups (RRGs), and six PCCs (containing 106 protected cells), which represented […] Read More

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A Brief Overview: How Captives Are Structured

Posted on: February 25, 2016 by Caitlin Morgan

Captive insurance companies have gained popularity over the last several years, particularly as this alternative risk solution is now also available to small and mid-size companies. A captive is an insurance or reinsurance company, primarily supplied by and controlled by its owners, which are also typically the principal insureds. These owners/insureds participate in controlling the […] Read More

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The Advantages of an Association Captive Insurance Solution

Posted on: March 12, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

The Advantages of an Association Captive Insurance Solution Captive insurance companies offer an alternative to traditional insurance arrangements. They can be set up to insure the risks of a single parent company, the risks of an association’s members, or the risks of an industry group. They help control insurance costs and provide an opportunity to […] Read More

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The Captive Insurance Industry in the Cayman’s Sets Record Premiums

Posted on: August 8, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

The Captive Insurance Industry in the Cayman’s Sets Record Premiums Last month, we spoke about how increasingly more states are allowing the formation of captive insurance companies. To date, there are 31 states that allow captives to be set up within their borders, with the Lone Star State as the most recent to pass legislation. […] Read More

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Captive Insurance Domiciles Spreading as More States Adopt Legislation

Posted on: July 30, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Captive Insurance Domiciles Spreading as More States Adopt Legislation It was Florida last year, then earlier this year North Carolina, and more recently Texas that passed legislation to allow captive insurance companies to be set up in their states. That spells good news for competitive, already-established captive states, as they see this as a sign […] Read More

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North Carolina Considers Allowing Captive Insurers to Operate in the State

Posted on: May 28, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

North Carolina Considers Allowing Captive Insurers to Operate in the State Captives in the U.S. are healthy and growing, with domestic domiciles housing over 2,000 captive insurance companies. Now North Carolina is considering allowing captive insurers to operate in the home of the Tar Heels. The Senate Insurance Commission last month moved a bill through […] Read More

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Captive Insurance Survey Shows More Fronting Companies Being Utilized

Posted on: April 23, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Captive Insurance Survey Shows More Fronting Companies Being Utilized, Other Key Findings The 13th Annual Captive Insurance Marketing Study by the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) released in March indicates some key findings, including the fact that among the survey’s participants (134), 50% reported using a fronting company as part of their captive insurance programs. […] Read More

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Companies Turn to Captive Insurance Solutions for Workers Compensation

Posted on: March 12, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Companies Turn to Captive Insurance Solutions for Workers Compensation Today’s challenging worker’s compensation insurance market, with frequent claims, increased abuse and fraud, and rising rates has many companies looking for alternatives, including considering large-deductible plans and captive insurance solutions. Large-deductible plans allow company to choose to pay all claims up to an agreed amount. At […] Read More

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Clarity Needed in Dodd-Frank Reform for the Captive Insurance Industry

Posted on: January 10, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Clarity Needed in Dodd-Frank Reform for the Captive Insurance Industry Last month in a letter to new members of the House Subcommittee on Insurance, the outgoing chairperson, former United States Congresswoman Judy Biggert (R-IL), wrote that the captive insurance industry should not fall under the auspices of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act that was passed […] Read More

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