Topic: Captives

Captive Insurance Arrangements Taking Advantage of Section 831(b) Election May Be Required to Report to the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service on November 1 issued Notice 2016-66, which requires information reporting with respect to certain insurance or reinsurance transactions involving captive insurance companies that claim the benefits of an election under Section 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code available to certain small insurance companies, often referred to as micro-captive transactions.

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NAIC Proposes Changes to Life Insurer Disclosure Requirements and Treatment of Investment Affiliates

This month, the NAIC set forth a variety of proposals relating to changes risk-based capital (“RBC”) requirements, as well as treatment of investment affiliates.  In particular, the NAIC seeks to require life insurers to actively disclosure how the use of captives to manage their A-XXX risks would impact the insurer’s RBC. 

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Legislation Reintroduced to Clarify Application of NRRA to Captives

As discussed in our earlier article on the topic (a copy of which can be accessed here) and our prior entry on this site (which can be accessed here), uncertainty remains over whether the self-procurement tax and regulatory provisions of the Non-admitted and Reinsurance Reform Act, enacted as a part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, apply to non-admitted insurance procured from a captive insurance company.

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