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Insurance cell opportunity for Blockchain Island

Ian-Edward Stafrace, of Atlas PCC, gives insight into how cells can attract innovation. “Protected cell companies can be seen as platforms to experiment, incubate or launch new technology-driven business models.” Malta is enabling cells not only for use in self-insurance captives, but also in directly writing third party risks and consumer business. As a full…

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Cells, from captives to insurtechs

Cells, from captives to insurtechs

Ian-Edward Stafrace, of Atlas PCC, gives insight into how cells in Europe are promoting innovation in the insurance market. The flexibility and ever growing uses of protected cells never ceases to amaze me. In the European Union, Malta is enabling cells not only for use in traditional captives, reinsurance or insurance linked security models, but…

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Atlas Insurance PCC Wins Best European Cell Captive Initiative

Atlas Insurance PCC Wins Best European Cell Captive Initiative

Atlas Insurance PCC’s cell business expertise was acclaimed internationally when it won Best Cell Captive Initiative for the 2016 edition of the European Captive Services Awards. Organised by Captive Review, the European Captive Services Awards reward firms and service providers in the insurance industry which demonstrated the highest levels of excellence over the past 12…

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Atlas supports FERMA European Risk Seminar 2016

Every two years, the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) organises a well-established seminar exclusively for risk managers, located in a different country, each time with the support of the local member association. This attracts hundreds of risk professionals from across Europe. In October 2016, for the first time, Malta is hosting this seminar…

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Setting up a Protected Cell

FinanceMalta Podcast featuring Ian-Edward Stafrace, Atlas’ Chief Risk Officer

Finance Malta

Protected Cell Companies and Protected Cells: A Finance Malta Fact Sheet

Protected Cell Companies Malta is the only EU member state with Protected Cell Company (PCC) legislation, which provides numerous advantages compared to stand-alone insurance companies or captives. A unique element of a PCC is that an insurer can write business through the ownership of a protected cell, using the core’s capital.  

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Embracing Change – Regulatory Innovation

Angele Grech, director of the MFSA Authorisation Unit, speaks to Captive Review about Malta’s innovative establishment of a regulatory regime for protected cell companies.