Webinar - Captive Insurance
Corporate Governance and Tax Issues Facing Captive
Webinar Date : Wednesday 7th October, 2009
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT
The current increased emphasis placed on corporate governance is challenging companies in all sectors, and captive insurers are no exception. Equally, the tax issues facing captives are becoming more challenging. This webinar will be of interest to captive owners, managers, brokers and other service providers and will provide an informative and practical overview of how to ensure a captive is run properly, both in terms of corporate governance and procedures and tax compliance.
For this webinar we are delighted to have as guest speaker, Tom Jones of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, who will join us to discuss some US tax issues.
Discussion topics include:
Part 1 Corporate Governance and Procedures
Role and responsibilities of directors
Role of shareholders
Board meetings and shareholder meetings
Part 2 Tax Issues
Basic captive tax principles- will it be treated as insurance for tax purposes?
Applicable IRS rulings
Avoidance of characterization as a US trade or business
Offshore US federal tax considerations
Tax-exempt captive owners
Part 3 Q&A Session
The panel includes the following experts:
Kay Carter, Senior Associate in the Insurance Group at Solomon Harris
Guest presenter Tom Jones, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Moderated by Remo Dalimonthee