Tax Favored Capital - Captive and Commercial Insurance Arrangements to Maximize Capital Formation


Instructor: Lou Polur
Product ID: 704151
Training Level: Intermediate

  • Duration: 90 Min
This training program will list business goals and strategic plans that a captive can advance and discuss revenue sources that enhance product and service offerings. The course will also discuss types of captives such as: single parent, risk retention group, group captives, risk pools, deductible reimbursements, fronting company, and reinsurance captives.
Last Recorded Date: Sep-2015


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Why Should You Attend:

Controlling sources of capital is vital for all businesses. Controlling an insurance company and its excess funds can finance your primary business. This webinar will reveal real-world examples of long-term, patient capital and details of state insurance laws and federal tax laws that encourage this.

By carefully choosing insurance protection written through a private insurance company called a captive, an insurance company specifically designed to build excess reserves will be under your control. This tax-advantaged source of capital can help with short term loans for operations, inventory purchases, lease equipment and vehicles, and mortgage-finance buildings and real estate, and more. And this will also drive down the cost of insurance in the process.

In this informative 90 minute webinar, participants will begin the journey to visualize how to pair commercial insurance with captive insurance arrangements to maximize the capital formation. And you will see examples of franchisors, retailers, telecommunications, distribution, manufacturers and healthcare systems have added revenues from third parties to grow their capital even more with additional tax benefits. This webinar will stimulate your thinking for using captives for capital formation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the concept of insurance as seen by corporate CEO, CFO and risk professionals, insurance companies and the IRS.
  • Identify advantages of self-financing via captive insurance without the disadvantages of commercial insurance.
  • Unbundle the functions of insurance companies to identify service provider roles/partners.
  • States and foreign domicile laws encourage formation and compete against each other, including capital requirements and confidentiality.
  • Regulations that encourage this type of capital formation, less rigorous than conventional insurers (state guarantee funds, financial reporting requirements eased)
  • Become knowledgeable about coverages to determine suitability for captive and corporate goals.
  • Methods to finance the start-up of captives

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Business goals and strategic plans that a captive can advance.
  • Revenue sources that enhance product and service offerings.
  • Types of captives: single parent, risk retention group, group captives, risk pools, deductible reimbursements, fronting company, and reinsurance captives.
  • Internal Revenue Code, private letter rulings (PLRs), technical advisory memorandum (TAM), and Tax Court cases.
  • Analyzing reserves for surplus potential being able to control the transfer point retention to transfer.
  • Relationship with reinsurance markets and commercial insurance carriers.
  • Control of insurance risk management continuum and those results in corporate efficiencies.
  • Road-mapping from feasibility, structure, domicile and implementation.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • SVP Risk Management
  • Sales Director
  • Vice Presidents, Directors, and Managers of Human Resources
  • Company/Business Owner
  • Audit and Compliance Personnel
  • Risk Manager
  • Controller

Instructor Profile:

Lou Polur is an insurance professional, first licensed in 1992. As a graduate of The Wharton School, he developed the business acumen to understand complex organizations. This has led him to view clients’ needs as a benchmarking opportunity: understand a client’s vision and customize a best-in-class solution. His advisory board members are composed of former clients who have established or governed as board of directors for captive insurance companies and risk retention groups for associations, healthcare systems, transportation, telecommunications, manufacturing, and others.

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