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Guernsey trusted location for pension scheme longevity swaps

Guernsey is a popular European domicile for many UK defined benefit (DB) pension scheme longevity swaps, according to Christopher Anderson, partner at law firm, Carey Olsen.

Cells still not wholly embraced by Europe, US domiciles increasingly attractive – Jelto Borgmann

Companies in certain European countries are less likely to utilise cells than others, according to Jelto Borgmann, captive portfolio manager at HDI Global.

Dubai registered (re)insurers jumps 20%, including Guernsey captive re-domestication

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has increased the registration of insurance and reinsurance firms by 20%, including the first re-domestication of a Guernsey-based captive.

Guernsey-on-Thames, the existing solution for London

I have read with interest numerous articles discussing the possible Brexit Bonuses available to the UK. Principle among these bonuses is refining Solvency II regulation to better reflect the UK’s leading global (re)insurance industry.

Pool Re members back new reinsurance arrangement

Members of Pool Re, Great Britain’s terrorism reinsurance pool, have backed formal proposals from the Pool Re Board to change the current Pool Re scheme.

PoloWorks, PwC UK joint venture to focus on captive solutions

PoloWorks, which launched a new independent captive manager in Guernsey last month, has announced a joint venture with PwC UK – PoloPartners – with an initial focus on captive solutions.

Howden enters captives with Guernsey-based ARM purchase

Howden has ventured into the captive market with the acquisition of Guernsey-based ARM Group Holdings (ARM), the parent of Alternative Risk Management, an independent European insurance manager and a specialist in the formation and management of captives.

Guernsey licences four captives, one PCC in 2023

Guernsey licensed four new pure captives and protected cell company (PCC) in 2023, while eight pure captives surrendered their licences.

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GCP #104: RISKWORLD interviews with Alliant, FERMA and ICEYE

Richard shares three interviews recorded at RISKWORLD in San Diego, featuring Alex Littlejohn and Pete Kranz at Alliant, FERMA's Typhaine Beauperin and Charlotte Hedemark and Stephen Lathrope, of ICEYE.

GCP Short: edRISK launches property, liability programmes

Richard is joined by Tracy Hassett, president and CEO of edRISK, and Spring's Prabal Lakhanpal to discuss the launch of two cells within its Vermont sponsored captive.

GCP Short: The Extra Space Storage captive evolution

Richard is joined by Kacey Kalian, of ExtraSpace, and Brown & Brown's Jason Flaxbeard and Bobby Mayer to discuss the evolution of the storage giant's captive strategy.