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Captives as Tools of Resilience and Other Lessons from the CICA Conference

Mar 24, 2017

Over 500 captive insurance professionals gathered in San Diego, California last week at CICA’s 2017 International Conference to learn strategies for defying disruption with captive insurance. 

Tax and regulatory sessions were highly popular along with a review of how the new political landscape, including the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the Captive Clarification Act, and the future of the Federal Insurance Office, may affect captives. 

Other highly rated sessions included: identifying opportunities for captive expansion by using analytics to identify business risks, understanding how to protect cyber-vulnerable assets, and assessing when a business risk is also an insurance risk.

You can hear highlights in the following videos or view the full CICA Conference coverage at AMBestTV.

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Captives, Born in Disruption, Become Tools of Resilience
Attendees at the 2017 International Conference of the Captive Insurance Companies Association, held in San Diego, said captives started as disruptive alternatives to traditional insurance and have grown to become ongoing risk management tools.

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Healthcare, Universities Use Captives for TRIA Coverage
Michael Serricchio, senior vice president, Marsh Captive Solutions, said larger health and academic organization are using captives to provide liability coverage for nuclear, biological, chemical and radiological risks. Serricchio spoke with A.M. BestTV at the 2017 International Conference of the Captive Insurance Companies Association.

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Captive Growth Tied to Cyber, Health Care, Expanding Cells
Attendees of the 2017 International Conference of the Captive Insurance Companies Association said market and regulatory pressures will drive more cyberrisk to captives. Those captives will also be required to meet new cyberrisk standards.
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Incoming CICA Head Towle: I'm Still Advocating for Captives
Dan Towle, incoming president for the Captive Insurance Companies Association, said he was familiar with the scope of the job because of his job as point person for Vermont's captive outreach. Towle spoke with A.M. BestTV at the association's 2017 International Conference.