RESEARCH AND BRIEFINGS

Marsh Captive Upside: 20/20/20 Webcast Series

 


Dealing with the challenges of COVID-19, along with a transitioning insurance market, has driven interest in captive utilization to new heights this year. Our Marsh Captive Upside: 20/20/20 Webcast Series provides 20 minutes of insight, 20 after the hour, all throughout 2020. Designed to provide advice and resources to captive owners during this period of uncertainty, our experts deliver the information captive owners need now to respond to current conditions and to strategize for the future.

April 9, 2020: Session 1

The first webcast in the series focuses on pandemics as we:

  • Provide insight on captive involvement within traditional insurance lines impacted by COVID-19.
  • Share practical captive techniques you can deploy immediately to support your organization.
  • Discuss how pandemic coverage is currently written in captives.
  • Cover ways in which captives can play a key role in the development of pandemic insurance coverage by helping to alleviate capacity constraints as the market evolves.

May 1, 2020: Session 2

The second webcast in the series focuses on funding employee indemnities and utilizing your captive for pandemic coverage, including: 

  • Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) tax considerations.
  • Pandemic coverage in your captive:
    • Coordination with data and analytics insure-tech to complete a detailed assessment.
    • Structure, limit, aggregate, deductibles, and policy wording.
    • Accessing broader capacity in the reinsurance and capital markets.
    • Protecting your captive balance sheet.
  • Funding employee indemnities through your captive:
    • Indemnity coverage samples and funding structures involving captives.
    • Potential access to reinsurance protection.

May 29, 2020: Session 3

The third webcast in the series further explores initiatives around proposed government-sponsored insurance pools and backstops:

  • The current plan in the US, the UK, and beyond.
  • The role captives will likely play in addressing pandemic risk.

June 19, 2020: Session 4

The fourth webcast in the series discusses captive growth and provides a domicile update, including: 

  •  Premium growth.
  • Lines of business that are growing in utilization.
  • Domicile growth and accommodations made to address the current pandemic.