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Table of contents from Captives: An Overview

TOPIC Page
Introduction 2
What is a captive? 4
Single Parent Captives 4
Association Captives 4
Industry Captives 4
Rent-A-Captive 5
Protected Cell Companies 5
Special Purpose Financial Captives (SPFCs) 5
Special Purpose Captive Insurance Company (SPC) 5
Risk Retention Group (RRGs) 5
History 7
Reasons to form a captive
 
9
Some Possible Drawbacks 12
Who should consider a captive?
 

14

What needs will the captive address?
 
14
Is the parent organization willing to make the necessary commitments?
 
14
Are the goals of the captove and the organization focused?
 
14
Does the concept of a captive mesh with the overall corporate strategy?
 
14
Is there a strong leader?
 
14
Setting up a captive
 
15
What should be considered when selecting a domicile?
 
16
Where to domicile a captive 17
Running the captive 19
What about taxes? 26
Insuring Employee Benefits 32
Convincing Management 40
Captive Terms Appendix
Resource Guide Appendix
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