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Symbiotic retention

When it comes to pursuing higher education, many people’s immediate thoughts turn to the lofty price tag. “Higher ed has always been under a lot of scrutiny in terms of being able to provide a quality education at an affordable price,” said Tracy Hassett, president of edHEALTH — an “employee health care solution for higher education…

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Efficiency & teamwork in action

As the number one domicile worldwide and the largest domicile in the U.S., the captive insurance industry in Vermont is far more mature than many others. Zaw Win, director, captive insurance and business law at Downs Rachlin Martin, said that Vermont’s limited geography means members of the captive industry, its trade association and its regulators…

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Expanding to Mexico — via Vermont

Demand for captive insurance in Mexico has risen exponentially over the past 12 months, as the country’s businesses face a hard market in some lines. That interest was stoked in March, when the State of Vermont and the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) sent a delegation of government, regulatory and industry representatives, including members of the…

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Succesful Succession

Talent shortages and the disruption they cause are risks any aware business leader fears. Organizations that fail to take into account the impact of a wave of retirements, or the retirement of a key executive, run the risk of suffering a litany of exposures — including knowledge loss, cultural degradation and performance missteps, to name just…

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New legislation signed to support quality captive insurance regulation

Montpelier, Vt. – On Monday, May 8th, Governor Phil Scott signed legislation into law making several updates to Vermont’s statutes. Bill H.76 proposed several updates to Vermont’s captive insurance law, such as improving the confidentiality of company information and increasing funding for the Vermont Captive Insurance Division’s operations. “Vermont continues to be the worldwide leader in…

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