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Alternative Risk Transfer

    GROUP CAPTIVE SOLUTIONS FOR WORKERS COMP RISKS

GROUP CAPTIVE SOLUTIONS FOR WORKERS COMP RISKS

ARTful Measures As comp premiums rise, group captives become an attractive option Concern about the financial health of the insurance marketplace continues to grow as losses mount. For example, some lines of property insurance are already seeing pricing issues as the market moves through 2017. Some industry observers, however, indicate that pricing in the overall insurance market may be unaffected because of the massive amount of capital that remains. Renewals

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    The Dam Is About to Burst!

The Dam Is About to Burst!

Risk Management Making good risk decisions with the information at hand This past February some 200,000 people were warned to grab what they could and head for higher ground or risk being swept away by the collapse of the Oroville Dam, California’s second largest dam and the tallest in the United States. This catastrophe could have unleashed a 30-foot wall of water that would have swallowed up the towns and

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    LOSS PORTFOLIO TRANSFER: MIDDLE MARKET SOLUTION

LOSS PORTFOLIO TRANSFER: MIDDLE MARKET SOLUTION

ARTful MEASURES Agents and brokers can share this technique with their clients  In today’s capital-rich financial environment, risk managers, corporate CFOs, and others in the C-suite are starting to scrutinize some of their earlier alternative risk transfer (ART) decisions. A number of these decisions surround merger and acquisition activities. These analyses have been occurring with increased frequency over the past dozen or so years. Many industry experts think these kinds

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    OUTGOING CICA PRESIDENTLOOKS AHEAD ONE LAST TIME

OUTGOING CICA PRESIDENTLOOKS AHEAD ONE LAST TIME

CICA SPECIAL SECTION Dennis Harwick reflects on the captive market prior to his retirement The 2017 Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) international conference will be held March 12-14 in San Diego. The annual event has become one of the most important and informative captive meetings of the year. This year’s conference will be no less impressive, although it may be somewhat bittersweet for CICA’s president, Dennis Harwick. He will be

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    CAPTIVES FOR REPUTATION RISK: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AGENTS

CAPTIVES FOR REPUTATION RISK: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AGENTS

ARTful Measures There’s a growing role for agents in identifying and managing reputation risk Corporate risk management has changed significantly over the past 10-plus years as companies have grown and matured. The most important change involves emerging risks. These risks are triggered by unexpected events, such as the volcanic eruption in Iceland, or familiar risks in unfamiliar conditions, such as the churning of mortgages that triggered the 2008 financial crisis.

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