February 22, 2017 — As this year marks the 20th anniversary of the passage of Guernsey’s Protected Cell Companies Ordinance, the landscape of insurance companies with statutory risk segregating capabilities is broader than ever. The basic Protected Cell Company concept survives under a variety of different names and segregation is also achieved by series LLCs, Separate Accounts, Statutory Funds and so on.
February 22, 2017 — For any owner of a captive insurance company, the nature of the relationship with the captive manager can have a very significant impact on the success of the captive and the benefits that the owner derives from having a captive.
August 16, 2016 — Successfully managing a captive insurance company is, in some important respects, not unlike flying a plane. It’s a whole lot less intimidating once one understands the controls and systems that need to be in place along with how to operate them.
August 16, 2016 — It has been said that one thing that is constant in this world, and particularly in today’s society, is change. This is definitely true for the insurance industry, especially in regards to cyber risk insurance. This evolving category of risk continues to receive increased awareness each year, as more and more incidents of varying types and degrees continue to surface.
May 17, 2016 — Originally appeared in Captive Review’s Captive Start-Up Report 2016.
Martin Eveleigh, chairman of Atlas, explores each stage in the formation of a protected cell captive.
April 1, 2016 — Originally appeared in January 2016 issue of Rough Notes.
Martin Eveleigh discusses how Atlas’ Vortex risk exchange allows middle-market employers to use captives to control workers comp financing.
March 30, 2016 –There is at least one effect of a business environment characterized by uncertainty and volatility that can always be counted on. And that is the initiative, especially among mid-sized and smaller companies, to search for innovative and effective ways to control costs over the longer term.
March 30, 2016 – Among his many talents, which included being an astute social and political critic as well as a better-than-average novelist, the famous Prime Minister Disraeli might have had what it takes to be an adept captive insurance manager. Managing risks entails an ability to anticipate what others either cannot readily see or have a reluctance to view closely, while assisting them in turning it to a profitable opportunity.
January 19, 2016 – Originally appeared in Issue 8 of Captive Visions.
Martin Eveleigh, Chairman of Atlas, discusses how to select and how to best work with a captive manager.
December 9, 2015 – Originally appeared in Issue 3 of Captive Insight.
Captive Insight spoke with Nick Leighton, Managing Director of Atlas Insurance Management, regarding group captives for the trucking industry.
December 9, 2015 – Originally appeared in Issue 85 of Captive Insurance Times.
The Cayman Islands is among the world's most popular domiciles. Captive Insurance Times spoke to Mark Kay, senior account manager at Atlas Insurance Management, about the Cayman Islands' recent success in captive insurance.
November 12, 2015 – One truth worth observing about North Carolina’s attitude toward advancing its status as a competitive domicile for captive insurance: nothing remains static for very long.
In June of the current year, for the second time in as many years, the state has made significant and beneficial amendments to the North Carolina Captive Insurance Act. It is expected that these changes will make the state even more attractive to captive owners.
November 12, 2015 – It surprises no one these days that captive insurance, once a rather arcane preserve of the risk management terrain, has become mainstream. What may come as a surprise is the attractiveness of a convenient tropical neighbor, sunny, pleasant and eager, right at the southern doorstep of mainland U.S.A.
Atlas and Anne Klein Risk Webinar
September 16, 2015 – Reputation Preservation: How to Limit Reputation Damage After Data Loss
July 30, 2015 – Originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of The Self-Insurer
There’s no denying that brokers have tremendous depth of knowledge about a myriad of issues affecting their employer clients, but captive insurance solutions may not necessarily be one of them.The topic is not easily understood and can be prone to misconception.
July 30, 2015 – “We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us.” -- Marshall McLuhan
There’s no reason to believe that Mr. McLuhan was ruminating on captive insurance, exactly, when he said those words. And yet, the thought is somehow apropos.
July 30, 2015 – In recent years, an increased interest in captive insurance across a broad spectrum of industries has led to significant growth in captive insurance company formation. Leading the surge in interest and demand are middle-market organizations who now see captives as an attractive option that can complement their existing commercial insurance programs.
March 18, 2015 – Reputational damage is one of those vicissitudes of our litigious age which we instinctively want to believe invariably happens to someone else.
March 18, 2015 – Becoming law in March 2010, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was introduced by the current administration as a way to target non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers with foreign accounts.
January 8, 2014 – Jeff Ellington provides commentary on insuring reputational risk through a captive.
October 9, 2013 – Sound Regulatory and Professional Foundation have Positioned The Bahamas as a Captive Domicile.
September 24, 2013 – The Bahamas is forecast to be the next major domicile for 831(b) “micro” captives, according to Nicholas Leighton, the group managing director of Atlas Insurance.
August 14, 2013 – The minister of financial services has advanced competitivenessbuilding legislative amendments that will allow the country to “re-establish” and grow its captive insurance sector.
September 21, 2012 – Nicholas Leighton talks about pet insurance options