Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Employee Benefits

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.

GCP Short: Life and non-life risks in Asia Pacific captives

In a 20 minute discussion, Richard is joined by Friends of the Podcast Shiwei Jin, Head of Global Programs for APAC & Europe at AXA XL, and Juliet Kwek, Regional Director for MAXIS Global Benefits Network in Asia Pacific, to Asia Pacific captives including life and non-life in their portfolio.

MAXIS appoints Lorraine Fernandes chief legal officer

MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN), the international employee benefits joint venture between MetLife and AXA, has appointed Lorraine Fernandes as chief legal officer.

François-Xavier Dub appointed general manager of Generali Employee Benefits

Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) has appointed François-Xavier Dub as general manager, where he will report directly to GEB CEO Ludovic Bayard.

Are ERISA benefits back in fashion for captives?

After a gap of four and a half years between successful captive exemption applications to the Department of Labor (DoL), the 2022 achievements of Phillips 66 and Comcast is laying the path for further employee benefits activity in the United States.

DoL process improving for ERISA benefits captive exemption

Momentum appears to have returned to the application process for companies wanting to use their captive to reinsure employee benefits under the United States’ Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Upward trend of adding medical cover to international EB programmes

HSBC's Nekisha Tyrrell and MAXIS' Nicola Fordham (pictured) discuss the rationale and advantages of including medical in a captive international employee benefits programme.

GCP Short: Underwriting medical in your international EB programme

This GCP Short, featuring Nicola Fordham of MAXIS and Nekisha Tyrrell of HSBC, is all about reinsuring medical programmes with a captive.

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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.