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Comparative analysis of the reinsurance captive frameworks in France and Luxembourg

The captive reinsurance market has long been on the lookout for the introduction of a dedicated French regulatory framework, with the legitimate fears it could raise for the reinsurance captive market in Luxembourg.

France a competitive domicile, Captive Federation to launch this year – Oliver Wild

France has the opportunity to build a whole captive ecosystem now its new regulatory regime is in place with risk management association Amrae planning to launch a Captive Federation in September, according to Oliver Wild, president of the Association.

New French regime “could triple” captive number in France

Captives are not new to France, with five new establishments in the past two years but updated legislation is expected to boost numbers.

SRS opens first office in France

Strategic Risk Solutions has opened an office in France, as expectations rise for a more captive friendly regulatory environment in the country.

Domicile Wars: Sweden presents unique domicile characteristics within Solvency II

The utilisation of captives in Sweden and the Nordic region more widely is expanding as more organisations are made aware of the risk financing benefits.

UK captive regime would bring captives further into the mainstream

The potential introduction of a UK captive regime would bring risk financing tool further into the mainstream and may potentially mean more companies, rather than less, will look to utilise neighbouring domiciles such as Guernsey.

CICA ramps up federal lobbying efforts

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has increased its investment in its federal advocacy efforts, according to CICA president Dan Towle.

Descartes sees captive opportunity with launch of French cyber parametric policy

Increasing numbers of captives are realising there is an opportunity to write cyber as part of their captive programme, according to Léopold Larios, cyber director at Descartes Underwriting.

Captive interest in parametric solutions increasing – Descartes

Interest from captives in parametric solutions is increasing, particularly in the property market where insureds are looking at managing rising insurance costs.

Legislation could prompt more Italian captive activity

A swathe of new captives could form in Italy if the Italian regulator introduces specific legislation.

Latest Podcasts

GCP Short: Edgware Re, the cyber group captive

Richard is joined by Ellen Charnley, president of Marsh Captive Solutions, and Tom Raegan, global head of cyber at Marsh Specialty, to discuss the genesis of Edgware Re, its new Bermuda-domiciled group captive for cyber.

GCP #102: Matthew Reddington RMC case, Loren Crannell on Juul Labs captive

Richard is joined by Matthew Reddington, at ZMF Law, to discuss the recent RMC Group court victory, and Loren Crannell, who explains why a captive has been such an important business enabler for Juul Labs.

GCP #101: The Boys Town captive, and MAC on life after regulating

Richard is joined by David Williams, Director of Risk Management & Safety at Boys Town, to discuss the Tennessee-captive formed by the not-for-profit in 2022, and former regulator Michael Corbett.