Other Resources

The following collection of web links may prove helpful for captive insurance managers, international business companies and company executives interested in risk-financing alternatives. Most sites offer free content, although some require membership or may charge a fee to access the site or for extra benefits.

JLT Barbados, Partners and Alliances

JLT Barbados – For general information, the latest industry news and other developments that affect your domestic captive, visit this website of JLT Barbados.

JLTIM – JLT Insurance Management, our joint venture partner, provides captive management services in Bermuda, Barbados, Guernsey,Malta and Singapore, in addition to other global locations through strategic alliances.

General Captive Insurance Web Sites

captive.com – A compendium of global captive news developments.

Captive Insurance Company Association – The global association for captive insurance decision-makers.

captivereview.com – Provides daily news mostly from outside North America, as well as Captive Review magazine.

International Center for Captive Insurance Education – An educational site for captive managers and students, ICCIE also has a professional designation program.

American Risk Retention Coalition – An affiliate of the Self Insurance Institute of America, this is a member organization for RRG owners and managers.

RIMS – The Risk and Insurance Management Society is the world’s leading resource for risk managers.

RM Magazine – Risk Management is the RIMS’ magazine for risk managers.

Risk and Insurance Magazine – Print and online information about risk management.

International Risk Management Institute – A resource for risk managers and insurance professionals that includes a vast library of articles at www.irmionline.com.

National Risk Retention Association – The association for risk retention groups (RRGs).

Domicile-Specific Sites (Insurance Departments and Associations)

BusinessBarbados.com – The island’s premier business and investment resource, this new web site lets visitors know everything about Barbados from business regulations to breaking news.

Barbados International Business Association – An important presence and voice for international business entities in Barbados, including IBCs, SRLs, ISRLs, exempt insurance companies and qualifying insurance companies, including captives.

State of Vermont Captive Division – The web site for the U.S.’s dominant captive insurance domicile, with loads of information about forming and maintaining a captive.

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association – The VCIA is one of the world’s largest associations of captive insurance companies and a leader in the development of this industry. The association also hosts educational seminars for both members and non-members that qualify as both continuing professional education and continuing legal education credits.

New York Captive Insurance Department – The state captive insurance department’s web site.

South Carolina Captive Insurance Association – The association web site for members of this fast-growing domicile.

Captive Insurance Council of the District of Columbia – Washington D.C.’s professional organization for captive insurance professionals domiciled in the district.

Bermuda Insurance Market – Official home for Bermuda’s market.

Arizona Captive Insurance Association – For Arizona-based captive owners.

Hawaii Captive Insurance Council – Hawaii’s partnership of government and private captive decision-makers.

Guernsey Financial Services Commission – Guernsey’s regulatory body for finance, including captive insurance.

Insurance Managers Association of Cayman – Member site for the popular captive domicile’s professionals.

Invest Barbados – The island’s economic development agency and chief promoter of Barbados as a desirable international business center.

Government of Barbados Information Network – The government’s web site that has information on virtually every aspect of doing business, living and visiting Barbados.

Other Web Sites with Occasional Captive Insurance News

Business Insurance – The weekly print and online news service reports on just about every aspect of the insurance industries, and estimates a count of active companies in captive domiciles worldwide each year.

A.M. Best – The insurance company credit rating organization and publisher offers monthly magazines and weekly and daily news and updates on a wide variety of insurance news, including captive insurance.

Property Casualty 360 – Leading publisher of a web site and weekly magazines devoted to the life/health and property/casualty insurance industries. Captive insurance issues are frequently addressed.

Canadian Underwriter – a print and online version of Canadian underwriting news, including occasional news about captives and other entities with offshore operations.

WorldFinance.com – Covers global financial, including occasional information about captive insurance and international business entities.

IFC Yearbook – The directory of wealth management companies and international financial centres, available through www.euromoneyplc.com

IFC Review – An annual publication that covers 30 international finance centres with an accompanying online resource

Offshoreinvestment.com – Another web site for offshore wealth management professionals, including a monthly magazine, archives and directory for offshore wealth management professionals