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Hurricane Harvey Captive Insurance Ruminations

The Importance of Controlling the Claims Process

I live in Houston, Texas. And while the last few weeks have been understandably difficult, I could not be prouder of my city or state. Watching the first responders work tirelessly for days was awe-inspiring. Seeing large numbers of people risking their lives to help rescue their fellow citizens was one of the greatest acts of selflessness I have personally witnessed. Kudos should also be given to numerous city, county, state and federal employees who swiftly and efficiently responded to the disaster. Read more

Kanye West And Captive Insurance—There Is A Connection

My knowledge of popular culture is at best limited – and quickly declining. I know who Kanye West is. That’s it. But despite my less than literate knowledge of popular culture, this story from the Washington Post perfectly illustrates why he should have had a captive: Read more

Employee Fidelity Coverage – A Personal Account

Hale Stewart

I recently had a client place family heirlooms with a service. Unfortunately, these were stolen while in the service’s possession. The items were not only valuable from a monetary perspective but also in a sentimental sense. And, it’s highly doubtful they will ever be found.

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Learn About Captive Insurance – Webinar Tomorrow, May 4

Hale Stewart

It’s no secret that the U.S. economy is increasingly based on intellectual capital. This means the cost of defending one’s IP rights should be at the forefront of any business with intangible assets.

According to the 2015 Economic Survey conducted for the American Intellectual Property Association, the median cost of litigation is high.

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United’s Disaster Illustrates The Need For Captive Insurance

Hale Stewart

Last week, footage of the Chicago Transit Police forcibly removing a United passenger went viral. But just as shocking was United’s response. Their first public statement will go down in public relations history as one of the most tone deaf responses ever. It took the company 24 hours and three attempts before its communications contained the appropriate level of contrition. In the intervening period, their stock price dropped and public perception of the company plummeted.

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Webinars—International Tax/Captive Insurance—Register Now

Hale Stewart

Hale Stewart is teaching 2 upcoming webinars next week that offer CPE credits: An Introduction to U.S. International Tax and Introduction to Captive Insurance. If you are serious about continuing your tax education, you should register with haste. Scroll down to read descriptions about the classes offered.

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Upcoming Webinars—International Tax/Captive Insurance

Hale Stewart

Hale Stewart is teaching 2 upcoming webinars next week that offer CPE credits: An Introduction to U.S. International Tax and Introduction to Captive Insurance. If you are serious about continuing your tax education, you should register with haste. Scroll down to read descriptions about the classes offered.

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Learn About IRS & Captives – Captive Insurance Webinar

Hale Stewart, captive insurance

Starting in the mid-1970s, and continuing through the UPS case, the IRS fought captives tooth and nail. Over the course of these cases, they advanced three different legal arguments against captive insurance: the economic family argument, the nexus of contracts and the assignment of income doctrine.

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Webinar – Introduction To Captive Insurance – May 4th

Hale Stewart

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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Captive Insurance Webinar – April 4th

Hale Stewart, weinar, captive insurance, cpe credits

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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Register Now For Hale Stewart’s Webinar – April 4th

Hale Stewart

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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Hale Stewart’s Captive Insurance Webinar – April 4th

Hale Stewart

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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