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Malta: A Gateway for Captives with Risks in Europe

Ian-Edward Stafrace of Atlas Insurance PCC, a member of FinanceMalta, highlights how Malta is quickly becoming the go-to destination for international companies seeking more efficient EU risk coverage. The Republic of Malta is a full member of the European Union (EU), strategically located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, with English as its business…

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An Agile Approach to Captive Ownership

Ian-Edward Stafrace of Atlas Insurance PCC outlines how protected cells can enable agility in risk financing and captive ownership. “Adopting an agile approach to captive ownership allows for iterative learning and gains while lowering each step’s financial commitments and risks.” Captives are traditionally referred to as insurance subsidiaries of non-insurance parents writing risks of the…

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Domicile Hidden Gems

Ian-Edward Stafrace of Atlas Insurance PCC outlines what to consider beyond typical captive and protected cell domicile comparisons. When comparing captive and cell domiciles, the academia, guides and articles often only scratch the surface of relevant features and characteristics. These can help shortlist options when there is a wide choice. However, some crucial aspects are…

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Ian-Edward Stafrace of Atlas Insurance PCC shares how the active non-cellular core of their EU protected cell facility can help rapidly incubate risks, giving more time to assess and set up a cell. Risk managers and insurtech innovators in Europe are increasingly looking to cells to tackle common challenges. In particular, Malta’s cell growth continues…

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EU cell solution to hard market

Ian-Edward Stafrace, of Atlas PCC, shares how Maltese-domiciled protected cells make owning an onshore captive or carrier more accessible and feasible during this hard market Malta continues to see higher growth in cells compared to standalone captives — by September 2021, insurance-carrying cells grew 18 per cent to 72, outnumbering both captives and non-domestic insurance…

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