Captive Insurance Companies, Part III: Benefits and Risks

Previous Posts in this Series Part I: What is a Captive Insurance Company? Part II: Types of Captives Captive insurance companies provide businesses with savings opportunities, tax benefits, and greater flexibility in managing insurance needs. However, they are subject to pricing fluctuations, require significant capital, and pose some administrative challenges,...

Captive Insurance Companies, Part II: Types of Captives

Previous Posts in this Series Part I: What is a Captive Insurance Company? Captive insurance companies were created to enable corporations to establish subsidiaries that can insure the company’s own risks. The captive insurance industry has developed over the years and now includes a variety of forms and group structures....

Captive Insurance, Part I: What is a Captive Insurance Company?

Captive insurance companies were originally established to help businesses cover risks otherwise difficult to secure. They have expanded to include nearly every type of insurance. To protect themselves from certain risks, many businesses have formed subsidiary companies that provide them with insurance and risk-management services. Captive insurance companies are a...

Revocable Living Trusts, Part II: Why Set Up a Revocable Living Trust?

Other Posts in this Series Part I: The Elements of a Revocable Living Trust Part III: Funding Your Revocable Living Trust Revocable living trusts provide numerous benefits for California residents. This estate planning tool, which provides for a faster, less expensive, and more private estate administration, should be considered by...