Risk Financing and Captives - Searchlight Insurance Training

Risk Financing and Captives

This half day introductory workshop is suitable for anyone who advises clients on risk financing and risk retention strategy.


Level: Introduction

Duration: 0.5 day(s) CII CPD Hours: 3


Outline the types of risk transfer including:
. Insurance
. Alternative risk transfer
. Contractual risk transfer

Identify the advantages and disadvantages of different types of risk transfer

Outline the different types of risk retention mechanism available, including deductibles/retentions, self-insured funds, captive insurance companies and protected cell companies

Identify the advantages and disadvantages of different risk retention strategies

Review risk exposures and identity and make recomendations on an appropriate risk financing plan


Risk Transfer options:
. Insurance
. Contractual Risk Transfer
. Alternative Risk Transfer
– Derivatives
– Catastrophe Bonds
– “Put” options
– Mutuals
– Loans

Risk retention options
. Deductibles
. Self-insured funds
. Captives
. Protected cell companies

Developing a risk financing plan