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Captives and other methods of alternative risk transfer - one day course


This course is designed for those who want to understand the ways a business might deal with its exposure to a variety of events that could adversely affect its cash flow and balance sheet strength.


Detailed study of:

  • Art, finite risk, convergence, non-traditional insurance and reinsurance
  • What are the products and how do they work?
  • Are they 'insurance'?
  • Prospective and retrospective rating
  • Combined trigger covers
  • Tradeable weather derivative
  • Securitisation (bonds).

The programme involves interactive and practical excercises with market professionals.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will:

  • Understand what a captive insurer is, who might use them and why
  • Look at the issues around how to manage and where to have them
  • Identify the different options for alternative methods of risks transfer
  • Increase your technical knowledge of reinsurance and ART.

Who should attend?

Anyone who works in direct writing and reinsurance companies, brokers and organisations dealing with reinsurance and anyone who wishes to widen their technical knowledge of reinsurance options. 

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 6 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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