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Topic: Captive

  IRMI - Captive Structures
All captives should be initiated with a serious commitment of time and financing, and this form is often a new venture within a larger firm in which the risk management department is planned to generate profits and contribute to the parent companies' bottom line.
The group or association captive is a structure in which multiple businesses join together either through a formal association or an informal relationship to use a captive to obtain coverage or limits otherwise unavailable.
The segregated protected cell, or sponsored captive, which is not permitted in all domiciles, has a structure in which an existing insurer or "captive," owned by an insurance company or service provider, assists in the creation of cells within itself.
www.irmi.com /expert/articles/Mead002.asp   (1965 words)

 Medical Malpractice Captive Insurance Company
The captive is regulated by its off-shore domicile and not by the department.
Purple explained that captive insurers are considered sophisticated buyers who generally seek advice from management consultants, lawyers, and accountants in the formation and operation of the captive.
The bill requires any captive insurer seeking to obtain a COA to apply to the commissioner, on such form as she requires, specifying the line or lines of business that it is seeking authorization to write.
cga.ct.gov /2004/rpt/2004-R-0408.htm   (3271 words)

 Captive portal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The captive portal technique forces an HTTP client on a network to see a special web page (usually for authentication purposes) before surfing the Internet normally.
Captive portals are gaining increasing use on free open wireless networks where instead of authenticating users, they often display a message from the provider along with the terms of use.
Although the legal standing is still unclear (especially in the USA) common thinking is that by forcing users to click through a page that displays terms of use and explicitly releases the provider from any liability, any potential problems are mitigated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Captive_portal   (369 words)

 Risk Management Consulting and Captive Insurance Company
Captives are insurers owned by the insured and organized for the main purpose of funding the owner's risks.
Captives can be structured in several different ways and depend on the risk and circumstances of the client.
The captive manager would be Riskman International who usually works on percentage of the premium turnover, with a minimum per annum, in the currency the policy is written.
www.riskman.vu /captive.html   (972 words)

 Captive Insurance Companies
Businesses considering forming captive insurance companies have to analyze the tax and financial consequences of such a move, select a location that best suits their needs, and determine whether establishing a pure or group captive is more appropriate.
Captives are insurers owned by the insureds and organized for the main purpose of self-funding the owners' risks.
Captives cannot provide direct coverage, even to their parents and affiliated companies, if such coverage is required by law (e.g., workers' compensation or automobile liability).
www.nysscpa.org /cpajournal/1999/0499/Features/F280499.HTM   (1584 words)

 Captive Insurance Division
A pure captive insurer is not subject to restrictions on allowable investments, except that the Director of Insurance may prohibit or limit any investment that threatens the solvency or liquidity of the pure captive insurer.
Only a pure captive insurer may make loans to its parent and affiliates if before making a loan to an affiliate the pure captive insurer obtains written approval by the Director of Insurance to make the loan and the loan is evidenced by a note in a form approved by the Director of Insurance.
Not later than ninety days after the end of the captive insurer's fiscal year, the captive insurer shall submit to the Director of Insurance a report of its financial condition that is verified by oath of two of its executive officers, and that is supplemented by additional information as required by the Director of Insurance.
www.id.state.az.us /captives/summary_of_captive_insurance_legislation.html   (1183 words)

 Captive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Captive was one of the first computer sci-fi RPGs released by Mindscape in 1990.
Deviating from the traditional fantasy themed RPG, Captive took a more realistic and ambitious approach.
The four characters were actually droids that could be upgraded, charged, updated and 'resurrected'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Captive   (532 words)

 Captive (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Captives were often treated with great cruelty and indignity (1 Kings 20:32; Josh.
When a city was taken by assault, all the men were slain, and the women and children carried away captive and sold as slaves (Isa.
Captives were sometimes carried away into foreign countries, as was the case with the Jews (Jer.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/captive.html   (65 words)

 Captive Insurance Council of the District of Columbia, Inc. Home Page
captives in one of America's newest domiciles - The District of Columbia!!
Captive Insurance Council of the District of Columbia, Inc.
Copyright 2006, Captive Insurance Council of the District of Columbia, Inc..
www.dccaptives.org   (128 words)

 Journey North Teacher's Manual
Captive breeding means that members of a wild species are captured, then bred and raised in a special facility under the care of wildlife biologists and other experts.
Thanks to captive breeding, experts are beginning to establish a second wild migratory flock of whooping cranes to safeguard this highly endangered species.
By holding and breeding birds in captivity we learn a great deal about them that may be difficult or impossible to accomplish in the wild.
www.learner.org /jnorth/tm/CaptiveBreeding.html   (846 words)

 SCCIA Issues Summary of SC Captive Legislation Attachment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An association captive insurance company may not insure the any risks other than those of the member organizations of its association and their affiliated companies.
An industrial insured captive insurance company may not insure any risks other than those of the industrial insured that comprise the industrial insured group and their affiliated companies.
Captive insurance companies organized as reciprocal insurers must possess and thereafter maintain free surplus of not less than $1,000,000.
www.sccia.org /public/articles/details.cfm?id=12   (1237 words)

 Captive Breeding Program — Divison of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources
The Guam Native Forest Bird Captive Breeding Program began in 1983 as a cooperative effort between the DAWR, member zoos of the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (now known as the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, or AZA), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The number of Guam rails, Gallirallus owstoni, at the DAWR captive breeding facility increased from 120 on 1 October 1999, to 133 on 30 September 2000.
At the DAWR captive breeding facility, 1 young bird escaped and 16 birds died.
www.guamdawr.org /wildlife/cbr   (483 words)

 About Captive Insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A captive insurance company primarily insures the risks of its owners and sometimes related or affiliated firms and returns underwriting profit and investment income.
Captives are insurers owned by the insured and organized for the main purpose of funding the owner's risks that actively participate in decisions influencing its underwriting, operations and investments.
Industry captives are owned by companies within the same industry that have come together to solve a specific insurance problem.
www.dccaptives.org /public/articles/index.cfm?cat=2   (356 words)

 Captive Insurance in Hawaii - The Premier Captive Insurance Domicile in the Pacific
Since its establishment as a captive domicile in 1987, the State of Hawaii has become the leading captive insurance domicile in the Pacific Rim.
The captive industry is a leading example of government and private sectors working in partnership.
The Hawaii Captive Insurance Council, comprised of Hawaii captive owners and service providers, works in concert with State of Hawaii captive regulatory authorities to develop a stable, top-quality environment for Hawaii captives.
www.hawaiicaptives.com   (186 words)

 Captive Services
A captive is an insurance company owned by its members or insureds.
In addition, under a captive program, underwriting profits and investment income from premiums are returned to the participants or sponsors.
A group captive can be formed from companies sharing a common industry or demographic profile, or from a group of diverse companies sharing the same risk management philosophy.
www.ajg.com /captives   (277 words)

 Captive Insurance Companies Workshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A general overview of the definition and history of captive insurance companies, examining, in detail, the advantages and disadvantages of captives and the various different types and structures of captives.
Captive accounting is an important and complex issue which needs to be addressed in detail.
Having decided on whether to establish a captive in the first case study, the group now considers where a possible captive should be located and what management services would be the most appropriate, and how minor changes in legislation and location would affect this decision
www.aon.com /uk/en/about/Events/feb18_rirg_captives.jsp   (463 words)

 Media Education Foundation: Captive Audience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It makes a powerful case that the real danger posed by commercialism is that students are principally being made into consumers rather than citizens capable of understanding and participating in democracy.
Captive Audience examines this growing phenomenon through numerous examples of in-school advertising; interviews with teachers, students, parents, and activists; and a case study of community action to oppose an exclusive soda contract in the Pittsburgh school district.
Captive Audience is a compelling exposé of the transformation of classrooms, hallways, cafeterias, and textbooks into advertising vehicles.
www.mediaed.org /videos/CommercialismPoliticsAndMedia/CaptiveAudience   (498 words)

 The Egyptian Tortoise: its natural history and captive care   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In Egypt proper, it may be that kleinmanni populations are in fact functionally extinct due to sparsity and fragmentation.
Those animals exported during that time frame that lived to breed became the nucleus of captive bred groups that may well be the genome's best hope for survival.
Further, the species presents unique wild dietary needs of which we still know very little and which are frankly difficult to imitate or replicate in captivity.
home.earthlink.net /~fridjian   (903 words)

 Montana Captive Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Branch captives (for off-shore captives wanting to write employee benefits programs or have an on-shore presence) are possible in Montana.
Typically, a captive feasibility study takes 2 to 3 months, undergoing many iterations to fine-tune the proposed program to fit unique business needs.  Access to quality data and decision-makers speeds the feasibility study along.  Licensing can take approximately 30 days in Montana, depending on the complexity of the proposed captive program.
His office's contact for captive related inquiries is John Huth, who can be reached at (800) 332-6148 or at johuth@state.mt.us.
www.rmcia.org /RMCIA_Captive_Info.htm   (505 words)

 Captive Breeding Populations - National Zoo| FONZ
Captive breeding provides a means for conserving species that may not survive in the wild.
While captive populations are established for many reasons—such as conservation education, exhibit of interesting species, and research—establishing captive populations for saving species from extinction is an important contribution of zoos to conservation.
A goal of some captive breeding programs may also be to reintroduce animals back to the wild, as is the case with the global breeding program for the golden lion tamarin, the fl-footed ferret, and the Guam rail.
nationalzoo.si.edu /ConservationAndScience/EndangeredSpecies/CapBreedPops/default.cfm   (443 words)

 Captive Insurance Alternative Risk and Alternative Insurance Resources - Risk Management
Captive Press Release: CICA 2004 Fronting Survey Results.
Captive Domicile Press Release: Montana Captive Insurance Association, Inc. is Launched.
Captive Press Release: Caribbean Equity Reinsurance Ltd. Celebrates 25 Years in Cayman.
www.captive.com   (1327 words)

 Insurance Premium Finance Captive by Mountain West Financial LLC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Developing the proper relationship with a knowledgable company should be the first step you take if you are seeking to create a premium finance captive.
A finance captive is a wholly owned premium finance company.
The premium finance captive is traditionally managed by a third party administrator.
www.pfcaptive.com   (249 words)

 Arizona Captive Insurance Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An “agency captive insurer” must be owned by one or more business entities that are licensed in any state as insurance producers or managing general agents and may only insure risks on policies placed through their owners.
These fees are payment in full and in lieu of all other taxes and fees (notably premium and income taxes) except for the tax on real and tangible personal property in Arizona, the state transaction privilege tax and use tax, and the transaction privilege and use tax imposed by a county, city or town.
A.R.S. Pure captive insurers are not subject to restrictions on allowable investments, except that the Director may prohibit or limit any investment that threatens solvency or liquidity.
www.azcia.org /AZCaptiveLegislation.aspx   (1218 words)

 Captive Nations Week
Captive Nations Week has been officially proclaimed for nearly five decades by every American president from Dwight Eisenhower through Bill Clinton to George W. Bush, whose July 15 proclamation urges Americans "to reaffirm their commitment to all those seeking liberty, justice and self-determination."
Captive Nations Week affords an opportunity for us to reassert our determination to keep alive the hopes of freedom of all the captive peoples.
Captive Nations Week enables us to say that we believe in the power of words — like "captive nations," "evil empire" and "tear down this wall" — to change history for the better.
www.heritage.org /Press/Commentary/ed072005a.cfm   (631 words)

 Vermont Captive: Library
A collaborative venture between the Vermont Captive Insurance Assn. and the University of Vermont aims to meet the education and training needs of the captive industry and to promote the industry's growth.
While licensing 43 new captive insurance companies in 2004 falls short of the pace Vermont established with its record-setting numbers of 77 in 2003 and 70 in 2002, last year's total represents a solid year for the state and demonstrates continued interest in forming captive companies.
But despite the good salary, the smart suits, the silk ties and the MBA in international management, life was turning into a harried blur as he found himself rushing from one airport gate to the next.
www.vermontcaptive.com /Library.cfm   (542 words)

 Captive Review
RIRG is re-launching the Luxembourg Rendezvous, a key event in the ART calendar with a distinctive European flavour exploring the idiosyncrasies of European domiciles and their key alternative risk operations.
Dubai is set to emerge as a Middle-Eastern centre for captive insurance business according t...
Captive owners have been urged to adopt quality improvement guidelines when dealing with br...
www.captivereview.com   (353 words)

 Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking: DC Captive Domicile Information
The Captive Insurance Company Act of 2004 provides significant new opportunities for large organizations to insure themselves instead of seeking insurance on the commercial market.
A captive insurance company, or captive, is an insurance company owned by members of a common industry or trade association in order to share the risks of that industry among its members.
Captives allow associations, organizations and groups to take financial control and manage risks by underwriting their own insurance rather than paying premiums to third-party insurers.
disr.dc.gov /disr/cwp/view,a,1300,q,577377,disrNav,|32821|.asp   (193 words)

 Delaware Captive Insurance Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Delaware’s captive insurance company statute initially was enacted in 1984.
The main objective of the legislation is to enhance Delaware’s appeal as a domicile for captive insurance companies.
Captive insurance companies also allow businesses to gain greater financial control by helping them to secure more stable insurance pricing, reduce expenses, improve cash flow, access tax savings and increase negotiating leverage with commercial insurers.
www.delawarecaptive.org /site/thedelawarestatute.htm   (361 words)

 CaptivePortal - Personal Telco Wiki
Captive portals allow you to leverage a common browser as a secure authentication device.
Captive portals are becoming a popular way for SMS/BSN vendors to provide user authentication and IP flow management (basically traffic shaping and bandwidth control) without a required client application.
For those looking for a Captive Portal for OpenBSD ~3.5...I got fed up and wrote one, I am calling it WiCap-PHP because it is like WiCap but is actually supported and documented...Search the list for more information.
wiki.personaltelco.net /index.cgi/CaptivePortal   (1211 words)

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