Category: News

Effective Captive Management Service released a great article pointing out the struggles with the ongoing maintenance and administration of their captive due to poor captive management.  After the client submitted its application to the Department of Insurance and... read more

Securitas v. Commissioner Tax Court 10-29-14

Securitas Holdings, Inc. and Subsidiaries, Petitioner v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Respondent Docket No. 21206-10 Filed October 29, 2014 Overview: Ruling in the Securitas v. Commissioner captive insurance case was issued late yesterday afternoon by... read more

Fitch Affirms Five U.S. Captive Finance Companies

Recently released, Fitch Ratings has affirmed five U.S. captive finance companies.  Fitch has confirmed the following Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs): Boeing Capital Corporation, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, Ford Motor Credit Company LLC, General Motors... read more

Product Recall – Caffeine-infused Underwear

Fox News recently released an article “Caffeine-infused underwear not a weight loss aid, US regulators say” in which clothing companies were advertising bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine to be sold as weight loss... read more

Coming Soon to Theaters Near You: E-Cigarettes

Paid product placement for tobacco products has been off limits in the United States for years, but that is not stopping the E-cigarette companies from making appearances in Hollywood movies.  E-cigarette companies are not bound... read more