American Bar Association
Captive Insurance Committee

ABA Section of Business Law

Captive Insurance Committee

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Conference Calls

Ohio Captive Insurance (October 24, 2014)

  • Description: Featuring Jillian Froment, Deputy Director, Ohio Department of Insurance, Tracy Snow, Chief of Captive Insurance, Ohio Department of Insurance, and Mark B. Koogler, Attorney, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur. Panelists provide an overview of Ohio's new captive law and highlights from a captive management perspective.
    Audio Recording

Montana Captive Insurance (September 16, 2014)

  • Description: Montana! The Reasons Behind Its Amazing Success As A Captive Domicile. Featuring Steve Matthews, Captive Coordinator of the Montana Commission of Securities & Insurance and Tal Redpath, Examiner at the Montana Commission of Securities & Insurance.
    Audio Recording

Utah Captive Insurance (April 24, 2014)

  • Description: Featuring Dave Snowball, Director of Captives for the Utah DOI; Brett Barratt, Deputy Commissioner; and Jon Soules, President of the Utah Captive Association, to discuss the current status and coming innovations of the Utah captive program.
    Audio Recording

Vermont, the Gold Standard (March 6, 2014)

  • Description: David F. Provost, CFE, Deputy Commissioner of Vermont's Captive Insurance Division, provides an overview of 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. More on David
    Audio Recording

Opinions in Rent-A-Center, 142T.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, 142T.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

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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Captive News

Releasing Trapped Capital and Value for Insurers and Reinsurers

Captive insurance companies are efficient risk management and capital tools for corporations, especially while the captive is operating.

South Carolina Dept. of Insurance issues press release regarding 2015 captive activity

Delaware's Captive Bureau Issues Captive Supplement

The Delaware Department of Insurance (Captive Bureau) just issued a Delaware domicile captive supplement. The supplement gives an overall review and progress of the captive insurance industry - both from a service provider service view and regulatory perspective. Click here to read the supplement.


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Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Emerging Issues in Global Digital Currency Payments


    The event will be held on 10/25/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Business Law Section. The event has 2.00 CLE Credits .

    The Accidental Non-Profit Attorney: Things You Need to Know


    The event will be held on 10/25/2016. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Business Law Section,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Division for Public Services,Senior Lawyers Division,Section of Taxation. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    2016 Business Bankruptcy Committee Fall Meeting

    Marriott Marquis
    San Francisco

    Advance Registration is now CLOSED. Please register and purchase lunch and dinner tickets onsite at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis beginning Wednesday, Ocotber 26, 2016.

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