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Captives Gaining Popularity Among Private Equity Firms

Posted on: June 18, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

A recent article in Forbes magazine highlights the use of captive insurance companies among private equity firms for errors and omission insurance, directors and officers liability and health insurance over traditional products. Additionally, captives are increasingly being used to provide mergers and acquisition insurance. Why are captives insurance companies so attractive to private equity firms? […] Read More

Posted in: blog Captive Solutions

Ensuring Micro-Captives Are IRS-Compliant

Posted on: April 13, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

Recently the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has taken an aggressive stance to ensure that captives insurance companies are compliant, specifically micro-captives, or what is known as Section 831(b) captives, designed for small and medium size firms. An 831(b) captive is an insurance company whose premiums do not exceed $1.2 million annually and which elects to […] Read More

Posted in: blog Captive Solutions

Construction Among Industries Seeing An Uptick in Fatality Rates

Posted on: September 10, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Safety on the Job: Construction Among Industries Seeing An Uptick in Fatality Rates The construction industry was hard hit as a result of the housing bubble, record foreclosures and the economic recession that stopped development both in the residential and commercial sectors. Now with an improved economy, we’re seeing the construction sector picking up. That’s […] Read More

Posted in: Construction Industry Workers Compensation

Gallup Poll: Depression Costs Over $23 Billion in Workplace Absenteeism

Posted on: August 6, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Gallup Poll: Depression Costs Over $23 Billion in Workplace Absenteeism A Gallup poll released last month cites that employees in the United States, who, at some point in their lives, have been diagnosed with depression, miss an estimated 68 million additional days of work each year than their counterparts who have not been depressed. The […] Read More

Posted in: Wellness Program Workers Comp Workers Compensation

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

Posted in: Captive Solutions

Senior Living: Taco Bell’s “Viva Young” Campaign Taps Into CCRCs

Posted on: February 6, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Senior Living: Taco Bell’s “Viva Young” Campaign Taps Into Growing Segment On Super Bowl Sunday everyone across the country is anticipating what we hope to be a nail-biting game. But along with the sport of sports comes the anticipation of what ad execs will come up with to entertain us during the commercials. There was […] Read More

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