Captive Insurance Tax Forum - Fall 2019

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2325 E Camelback Rd

Suite 120

Phoenix, Arizona 85016

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A two-day conference with group live instruction featuring a comprehensive update on the legal, tax, and financial aspects of the captive insurance industry today.

CLE and CPE credit pending.

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Monday, October 28 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Cocktail reception: 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29 | 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Topics will include:

        • Review of Business Reasons for Utilizing an Insurance Affiliate

        • Evolution of Federal Taxation of Captives

        • Potential Tax Benefits of an Insurance Affiliate

        • Onshore Captive Tax and Regulatory Considerations

        • Offshore Captive Tax and Regulatory Considerations

        • Making a Foreign Insurer a Domestic Taxpayer

        • Risk Distribution: Siblings or Strangers or Exposure Units?

        • Accounting for Income Taxes

        • Employee Benefits as Third Party Risk

        • Federal Excise Tax Developments

        • Pools and Other Third Party Risks – What, Where and Why

        • ILS (Insurance-Linked Securities)/“Cat” (Catastrophe) Bond Market

        • Redomiciling of Captive Arrangements

        • Update on Proposed Regulations Relating to Passive Foreign Investment Companies

        • Audience Questions plus Discussion of Recent Captive Rulings and Cases

        • Procedural Overview of the IRS Audit Process

        • State Taxation of Captives

        • Repatriation of Captive Profits

        • Sec 831(b) Election and Consequences

        • Overview of Cell, Series and Rent-a-Captives

        • Basics of Captive Tax Compliance

        • Tax Aspects of Captives Owned by Exempt Organizations


              • Saren Goldner, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

              • Kristen Hazel, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

              • Tom Jones, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

              • Arthur Koritzinsky, Marsh USA Inc.

              • Dan Kusaila, Crowe LLP

              • Chaz Lavelle, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

              • P. Bruce Wright, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

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              Additional Information:

              Registration Fee: $500

              Capacity is limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Fee includes continental breakfasts, lunches, refreshment breaks, cocktail reception and course materials in electronic format.

              CPE/CLE Credit:

              Crowe LLP will award up to 16 CPE Credits (13 Tax; 3 Specialized Knowledge) to participants within 30 days after program when presenters have provided required documentation and when participants have properly signed in on site at the event. Additional CPE information here.

              The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 12.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hours of professional responsibility.
              Approximately 12.5 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credit is pending in California, Georgia, Nebraska and Texas. Approximately 15 hours of CLE credit is pending in New York. This program is transitional which is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys. A uniform Certificate of Attendance will be made available to participants requesting CLE credit in all other jurisdictions.

              Hotel Accomodations:

              Hotel accommodations are at your own discretion. Below is a list of hotels in close proximity to the Marsh Phoenix office. Please contact the relevant hotels directly for information and reservations.

              The Camby
              2401 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016

              Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Biltmore
              2630 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ

              Hampton Inn Phoenix – Biltmore
              2310 E Highland Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016

              Arizona Biltmore
              2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016


              If you are unable to attend this event, you may transfer your registration to another person from your company for the same event. There will be no charge or penalty for substitution. To request a transfer, contact with the new attendee information more than 10 business days prior to the conference start date.

              On the first day of the event, absent attendees will be considered “no shows” and will not be eligible for a refund or transfer. Cancellations must be made in writing to more than 10 business days before the event and will be assessed a $40 conference setup fee. Cancellations will not be accepted if notice is received fewer than 10 business days before the event.

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              Phoenix, Arizona 85016

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