Tag: Published Article

Adapting Your Captive for a Shifting Risk Landscape

In a recent article published by Captive International, Michelle Bradley and Enoch Starnes discuss, “Adapting Your Captive for a Shifting Risk Landscape". In it, they examine how a company’s risk profile can shift dramatically and without any warning. The impact of a global pandemic, a rising tide of shock verdicts, and an increasingly complex cyber landscape have […]

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Optimizing Cyber Risk Management: Key Captive Considerations

In a recent article published by Captive International, Michelle Bradley and Jason Luckett discuss, “Optimizing Cyber Risk Management: Key Captive Considerations”. In it, they examine the parameters of cyber risk, and how it changes constantly as hackers adapt and expand their avenues of threat. It is important to understand that cyber risk should always be […]

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Identifying Collateral Concerns for Captives

Enoch Starnes and Michelle Bradley recently authored an article for Captive International titled “Identifying Collateral Concerns for Captives.” Many insurance professionals interested in the captive industry may not have a solid understanding of collateral concepts, so the article focuses on a high-level overview of the collateral formula, common collateral issues, and suggestions on how to […]

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Evaluating Captive Retention Structures in a Hard Market

Enoch Starnes and Michelle Bradley recently authored an article for Captive International titled “Evaluating Captive Retention Structures in a Hard Market.” In it, they discuss the analytics needed to support retention selection and program structure development. Also included is a high-level examination of various total cost of risk (TCOR) metrics. While the article primarily focuses […]

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Analytical Spring Cleaning

Over the past year the SIGMA team has received multiple requests from our clients for more detailed and frequent analysis of loss and loss adjustment expense reserve funding levels. In a recent article published in Captive International, Lori Ussery discusses several key items that risk-bearing companies should monitor throughout the year in order to avoid […]

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Placing Risk Through Data and Analytics

Tim Coomer, Enoch Starnes, and Michelle Bradley recently authored an article for Captive International's Cayman Focus titled “Placing Risk Through Data and Analytics.” In it, they discuss how the pandemic has created almost unprecedented amounts of uncertainty within the risk management landscape and decision-makers are looking for viable alternative methods of handling risk. Click the […]

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Loss Development Analysis for Captives

Recently, Captive International published an article by Enoch Starnes and Michelle Bradley addressing the implications of loss development factors and patterns for captives. Since SIGMA’s educational resources related to loss development factors, loss development triangles, and similar topics are consistently the most utilized in our RISK66 library, we were excited for the chance to extend […]

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Parametric Insurance

Prior SIGMA publications have focused on weather risk mitigation and data available for historical windstorms in the Atlantic: https://www.sigmaactuary.com/2019/01/07/weather-risk-mitigation-analytical-considerations/ https://www.sigmaactuary.com/downloads/SIGMAWindRisks.pdf These articles mentioned the use of parametric insurance as a mechanism to mitigate the financial impact of weather-related risk and analytical considerations for quantifying these types of risk. In a recent article published in Captive […]

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Reputational Risk

Michelle Bradley was recently interviewed by the Captive Insurance Times in an article titled “Risking it all”. In it, she discusses the increase in reputational risk being placed into captives, especially over the last two years. You can read Michelle's interview by clicking the link below and navigating to page 17. Click to view the […]

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Defining and Modelling Adverse Scenarios for Captive Insurance

Enoch Starnes and Michelle Bradley recently authored an article for Captive International titled “Defining and Modelling Adverse Scenarios for Captive Insurance.” In it, they discuss how new and existing captives must provide adverse scenario modelling as part of their feasibility and application process, but most domiciles do not explicitly outline the specific adverse scenarios that […]

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