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Talisman Casualty to Offer Surety Program for Captives

Talisman Casualty Insurance Co. of Nevada has launched a surety program designed to help its captive clients avoid the possibility of losses caused by a failure on the principal’s part to meet the obligations of their contracts. Surety bonds are …

NCDOI: State’s Captive Insurance Program Continues Steady Growth

North Carolina continues to experience growth in its captive insurance industry as it enters its sixth year and has emerged as one of the nation’s leading captive insurance domiciles, according to a statement from North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey. …

Tennessee Captive Insurance Companies Exceed $1 Billion in Premiums

The state of Tennessee saw domestic captive insurance companies exceed $1 billion in written premiums in 2017 for the first time – a milestone for Tennessee’s burgeoning captive insurance marketplace. In addition to setting a new benchmark in premiums, the …

Allianz Develops Blockchain Prototype for Captive Insurance Program

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has successfully trialed blockchain technology for a global captive insurance program, which facilitates cash transfers between countries. AGCS’s Allianz Risk Transfer (ART) business has teamed up with EY (Ernst & Young) as blockchain …

Texas Governor Signs Law Amending Captive Insurer Rules

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a measure that tweaks Texas law relating to captive insurance companies. Abbot signed House Bill 1944 on June 15. The bill was authored by Jim Murphy (R – Houston) and sponsored in the Senate …

NCDOI Reports 2016 a Strong Year for North Carolina’s Captive Industry

Oklahoma Licensed 26 Captive Insurers Last Year

Oklahoma’s captive insurance industry grew in 2015 with the licensing of 26 captive insurers, the Oklahoma Insurance Department announced. With the addition of the 26 new captives, Oklahoma currently regulates 73 captive insurers. Captive insurers in general are insurance companies …

Georgia Hopes to Establish State as Captive-Friendly with Revised Law

Companies looking to form captives in Georgia can now do so with more favorable conditions since the passage of several business-friendly amendments to the Georgia captive insurance law, which became effective July 1. The effort to make the changes to …

North Carolina Approves Amendments to Captive Insurance Law

Amendments proposed to the North Carolina Captive Insurance Act by the North Carolina Department of Insurance were met with unanimous support from the N.C. General Assembly and signed into law on June 19, 2015. Some of the amendments include: Clarifying …

Insurance Managers Association Cayman (IMAC) Elects New Board

Kieran O’Mahony of Marsh Cayman has taken the Insurance Managers Association Cayman (IMAC)* reins from outgoing chairperson Rob Leadbetter at the 2015 Annual General Meeting, which was held 22 January 2015. Joining him as the new board are: Linda Haddleton …