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Mining companies looking to increase captive utilisation – Lockton

Mining companies, particularly those mining thermal coal, are looking at alternative risk financing tools, such as captives, for liability cover as a means of countering stricter and dwindling capacity in the commercial market.

ESG – what is the impact of captives?

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or now better known under the label “ESG“ is a topic that has long preoccupied the insurance industry. However, it has historically been more than...

Captive USA 2024 Part I: Property to dominate the US captive market

Companies seeking property coverage will continue to be the driving force behind captive formations in the United States in 2024, as companies look to negate rising costs and reduced capacity in the commercial market.

Captive owners can be ESG insurance pioneers

Captives have an opportunity to drive innovation in ESG and insurance, according to Maria Arana, ESG leader Europe at Marsh, and Lorraine Stack, international sales and consulting leader at Marsh Captive Solutions.

GCP Short: How captive owners can be insurance pioneers in ESG

Richard is joined by Marsh's Lorraine Stack and Maria Arana to discuss how the commercial market is factoring ESG metrics into underwriting decisions, the ways we are already seeing captives contribute to ESG efforts and the direction of travel for both the commercial market and captives.

Responding to the rise and rise of captives

Unprecedented disruption, a hardening (re)insurance market, and the onset of new major risks have increased interest in captive use by corporate risk managers. The captive market – once seen as an alternative to traditional commercial insurance – is establishing itself as a valuable risk management tool and a market in its own right. 

PSI only the start of ESG journey for International SOS captive

Becoming a signatory of the United Nations’ Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) should only be the start of the captive journey in contributing to the group’s ESG objectives, according to Franck Baron, group deputy director of risk management and insurance at International SOS.

GCP Short: Have captives grown out of the ‘alternative market’ label?

Richard is joined by Paul Phillips, Partner and Global Captive Network Co-Leader at EY, and Lisa Wall, Executive Vice President and Risk Finance Practice Leader at Lockton, to debate whether the power of captives remains undervalued and if they should no longer be considered the ‘alternative market’ as they become more mainstream.

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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.