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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.

December 18, 2020: Session 10

The tenth, and final, session in our Marsh Captive Upside: 20/20/20 series featured Ellen Charnley and Lorraine Stack discussing the impact this year’s challenges have had on the captive world, including record growth in formations and expanded coverage within existing captives. Hear what our experts had to say about the “Year in Review.”

November 20, 2020: Session 9

The ninth session featured experts Nicole Perrault, Chief Risk Officer, Hippo Insurance, and from Marsh Captive Solutions, both Michael Serricchio and David Galea. The panel discussed utilizing a captive for third-party risks and how insuring third-party exposures in a captive can create a potential profit center for the parent organization.

October 16, 2020: Session 8

The eighth webcast featured a discussion on how the challenging medical stop-loss market has driven some employers to turn to captives as an alternative to finance the risk.

September 18, 2020: Session 7

The seventh webcast featured our experts sharing highlights from the 2020 Captive Landscape Reportincluding how organizations are using their captives to help pilot them through the pandemic, a challenging insurance market, and other risks.

August 14, 2020: Session 6

The sixth webcast provided a market update for property and D&O, including:

  • Factors impacting the insurance market and what is anticipated for the remainder of the year.
  • What captive owners should consider during the current challenging insurance market.

July 24, 2020: Session 5

The fifth webcast discussed Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) for captive owners, including:

  • Business case for a diverse and inclusive workforce/opportunities.
  • Effective D&I strategies.
  • Current trends and opportunities.

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. 

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.

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.

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.