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Rebecca James – Come on in.

In our newest edition of the Vermont Captive Spotlight Series, hear from Rebecca James, a CPA and partner at Johnson Lambert, a tax audit and advisory service for the captive insurance industry. Read the full article to get Becky’s insights on her career so far and the captive industry, in general.

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Jim DeVoe-Talluto promoted to Assistant Director of Captive Insurance

Montpelier, Vt. – Examiner-In-Charge Jim DeVoe-Talluto has been promoted to Assistant Director of Captive Insurance at the Department of Financial Regulation. Jim will fill the role that Christine Brown held, who was recently promoted to Director of Captive Insurance of the Captive Insurance Division. “We’re committed in Vermont to maintain quality regulation and a stable environment…

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Dave Provost and Sandy Bigglestone share the future of Vermont captives as one retires and the other steps into the role of Deputy Commissioner

After serving for 14 years as Deputy Commissioner of Vermont’s Captive Insurance Division, during which time the division has grown from strength to strength, Dave Provost is handing the baton to longstanding colleague Sandy Bigglestone. Risk & Insurance spoke with them to reflect on Provost’s time in office and what Bigglestone plans for the future…

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Christine Brown promoted to Director of Captive Insurance

Montpelier, Vt. – Assistant Director Christine Brown has been promoted to Director of Captive Insurance at the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR). Christine will be filling the role that Sandy Bigglestone holds, who will be appointed to Deputy Commissioner of the Division when David Provost retires at the end of August. “Christine Brown is the…

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Why captive domicile examinations matter

There are a host of different factors that captive insurance companies need to take into account when deciding on where to be domiciled. They need to look at the regulatory environment; capitalization, taxation and fees; the local captive community; and the implications of being onshore or offshore. But what is often most overlooked is the…

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