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How to insure innovative industries was on this year’s Vermont Captive insurance conference agenda.
Captives can serve as a primary-layer risk-transfer mechanism. They can also allow organizations to access reinsurance to cover difficult-to-insure losses.
The flexibility of captives is well-suited to serve the rapidly changing risks health care organizations face.
The U.S. Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association creates a captive in Vermont.
Captive insurance for cannabis could be a viable option.
There is a move toward captives’ strategic use of surplus to fund risk management-based projects, analytics, consulting and more.
Butler University’s Zach Finn is tackling the risk management talent shortage head-on.
Captives are creating more flexible and cost-effective options for the rapidly evolving shared economy sector.
A university risk management program establishes a student-run captive; and in the process succeeds in impressing incumbent risk management professionals.
A new bond framework can provide dividends for completing infrastructure projects that boost resilience.
Bonding requirements in the weed business are wildly inconsistent and sometimes seem biased against the industry.
An agricultural consortium is one group taking a serious look at forming an agency captive in Vermont.
Risk & Insurance® speaks with Dan Towle as he departs from his long tenure as director of financial services for the State of Vermont.
No industry is immune to cyber attacks. Managing the risk requires the right balance of security and insurance.
Companies can design a captive to respond to their No. 1 asset: their reputation.
Participating in a captive requires understanding of both risk distribution and risk pooling.
Companies that let their captives gather dust could be missing out on savings opportunities.
Bankruptcies across the coal industry reveal that some self-bonding programs are inadequate to meet environmental obligations.
Cell captives are innovating, and some risk managers use them to drive business relationships.
The World Bank’s pandemic initiative may provide a roadmap to transfer the risk of Zika to capital markets.