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Vermont’s rise to the top

A lot has changed since the State of Vermont first adopted its captive insurance legislation in 1981. Bell-bottom jeans fell in and out of style. Sally Ride became the first American woman to travel to space. The internet was invented and soon came to consume nearly every facet of our lives. The times have changed and…

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Competitors or peers, captive domicile leaders agree: Let’s meet in Vermont

 Kevin Gaffney, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, sheds light on the enduring growth of Vermont’s thriving captive insurance industry.  Sandy Bigglestone, Vermont’s Deputy Commissioner of Captive Insurance, speaks to Vermont’s esteemed position as the Gold Standard of captive insurance and delves into the reasons behind the notable increase in the…

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Behind the scenes of Vermont’s captive insurance division

  How long have you been with the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR)’s captive insurance division and what is your current role as deputy commissioner? Sandy Bigglestone: I have been with the division for 26 years. My current role, as deputy commissioner, involves overseeing a staff of approximately 30 people. Together, we licence and…

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Vermont now number one captive insurance domicile worldwide

Montpelier, Vt. – Two captive insurance media publications are now naming Vermont the top captive insurance domicile in the world. In their “Q1 Captive Formation Round-Up” article[1] published June 13th, Captive Review, used the most recent data to confirm Vermont’s #1 status. Another captive media publication, Captive Intelligence, confirmed that data in their captive insurance data platform,[2] which…

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How the Vermont Captive Insurance Emerging Leaders program is attracting new talent to the industry

Like much of the insurance industry, the captive segment is struggling to recruit and retain new talent. Industry retirements coupled with younger generations’ limited knowledge of career opportunities in insurance at large could create a potential shortage of 400,000 workers, per data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the captive segment, this talent gap has been exacerbated…

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