American Bar Association
Captive Insurance Committee

ABA Section of Business Law

Captive Insurance Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of the Captive Insurance Committee is to further the education of those who work with captive insurance companies and related alternative risk transfer structures and transactions.

We consider nearly every issue relating to captive insurance and alternative risk transfer strategies, including:

  • State Laws, Insurance Regulation, and Taxation
  • Federal Taxation of Captives
  • Best Practices for Captive
  • Litigation Involving Captives

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Topical Content


Actuarial Pricing and the Actuarial Profession (December 12, 2013)

Conference Calls

Vermont, the Gold Standard (March 6, 2014)

  • Description: David F. Provost, CFE, Deputy Commissioner of Vermont’s Captive Insurance Division, provides an overview the largest captive domicile in the United States (third globally) and addresses issues ranging from the effect of Dodd-Frank to the VCIA 29th Annual Conference. For many years, David has been in the forefront of making Vermont the Gold Standard in captive insurance domiciles.
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  • Audio Recording

Opinions in Rent-A-Center, 142 T.C. 1 (February 18, 2014)

  • Description: Captive insurance tax attorney Charles J. "Chaz" Lavelle of Bingham, Greenebaum Doll LLP, provides his analysis of the recent opinions in Rent-A-Center, 142 T.C. 1 (Jan. 14, 2014). The Rent-A-Center case was favorable to captive insurance owners by the majority and presented some blistering dissents from the minority.
  • Audio Recording

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Chair:  Jay David Adkisson

Vice-Chairs:  David J Slenn, Frederick E Turner

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events
April 22, 2014
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Format: Webinar/Teleconference

April 23, 2014
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April 23, 2014 - April 25, 2014

Format: Live/In-Person


2013 Annual Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting
2012 Spring Meeting

Monthly Open Conference Call -- April 24 Thursday

ABA Captive Insurance Committee Free Call - Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Highlighting Utah - Leading The West In Captives - with Utah Captive Director David J. Snowball The Sooner State comes late to the captive insurance sector, but a central location and pro-business atmosphere gives it significant advantages. 22 January 2014 at 1:00p Eastern, 12:00p Central, 11:00a Mountain, and 10:00a Pacific.

Modified by Jay David Adkisson on April 17, 2014

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