Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Thought leadership

Can captives help control medical costs?

Medical inflation is one of the biggest topics in the global employee benefits industry and thousands of insurance professionals around the world spend their time studying it to ensure they’re effectively pricing their medical benefits.

How transfer pricing can affect captive insurance programs

Nicole Henderson and Mikhail Raybshteyn of Ernst & Young LLP explore how transfer pricing can affect captive insurance arrangements, including a captive’s insurance premium tax and insured’s self-procurement tax obligations.

Another big year ahead for captives

The past year recorded increased levels of captive activity, and the trends suggest 2023 will be another banner year for this versatile, effective risk management strategy.

Protected Cell Companies – 25 years in

Guernsey’s success was soon emulated around the world with numerous variations of the cellular vehicle springing up, first in other international insurance domiciles, and latterly onshore notably in the US and UK.

ESG Investing for Captives

There is more to ESG than ‘environment’ and an ESG investment strategy might just be the smartest way to operate a captive

More taxing times ahead for captives?

Captives owned by multinational organisations have had to keep a close eye on the OECD’s BEPS project, and further developments are expected this summer that will require close inspection once more.

Wanted: someone who believes in Willis

Mark Geoghegan reflects on the collapse and subsequent fallout from Aon’s failed acquisition of Willis Towers Watson

Neighbourhood Watch

This year we found out exactly what the market’s true appetites were. I am happy to report that a thorough inspection of the global (re)insurance street’s refuse shows that these appetites are healthy.

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GCP #81: Zurich’s Emma Sansom and Megan Ogden of EIS Insurance Services

Richard is joined by guest co-host Emma Sansom, group head of captives at Zurich, who discusses her priorities in the new role, their view on D&O in captives and Zurich is supporting more cyber captive programmes.

GCP Short: Hylant’s European captive strategy

In a 15 minute discussion, Richard is joined by Anne Marie Towle, CEO of Global Captive Solutions at Hylant, and Alexandra Gedge, Senior Captive Consultant, to discuss their view and strategy for expansion into the European market.

GCP Live @ CICA 2023

This GCP Live episode was recorded in front of a live audience as the closing session of the CICA International Conference in Palm Springs, California on Tuesday, 7 March.