Webinar Details
Course Description

The Connecticut Insurance Department and the National Network of Accountants come together to present a five-part webinar series designed to increase awareness of the benefits of a captive insurance arrangement alongside a commercial insurance program. This fourth session will focus on how captive insurance programs can close the coverage gap which is prevalent in today’s risk management marketplace. Integrating commercial, self-insured and captive insurance is a very powerful and vital tool for middle market companies to expand and solidify their risk management programs. You will learn how captives work to the benefit of corporations crafting coverage to reduce volatility to a level which is acceptable to business owners. Claims adjudication, fronting companies, re-insurance, exclusions, and exemptions will be examined. 

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize how captive insurance programs can close the coverage gap
  • Understand how to integrate commercial, self-insured and captive insurance to expand and solidify risk management programs
  • Identify other key concepts associated with captives, including claims, reinsurance, exclusions, and exemptions
  • None required.
Who Should Attend

This program is specifically designed for CPA firm leaders in Connecticut serving middle-market businesses. 

Advanced Preparation

We suggest viewing modules #1, #2, and #3 prior to joining this session.

Presenter Details
  • Joseph Tucciarone

    I think we should start with the fact that I am a graduate engineer. I have two engineering designations.....mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering. I worked at Kennedy Space Center. So yes, I am a rocket scientist.

    After leaving engineering, my life took an interesting turn, which resulted in me being involved in the retirement planning industry for the last 35 years. My specialized scientific and analytical approach allowed me to partner in the building of one of the largest pension actuarial firms in the Northeast. Today, I am currently a standing member of National Pension Partners (NationalPension.com), which is a nationwide network of pension specialists. As an innovator, I've complemented this experience, serving on... Read more

  • Janet Grace

    Janet Grace is the Chief Regulator, Captive Insurance and Risk Retention Groups for the State of Connecticut. 

    A former consultant for Towers Watson, Grace has done extensive work in risk identification and coverage analysis, business process redesign, risk financing, strategic business planning, underwriting and reinsurance. She also spent 20 years with The Hartford where she was a senior account executive and underwrote business in a number of core units, including risk management.

    Janet’s knowledge of the industry and her creative and consultative approach are the perfect combination for companies seeking to domicile their captives in the state.

  • Paul Hyl

    Paul is the founder and president of Private Insurance Management Inc. (PIM) a company that creates, designs, and manages captive insurance companies across the country.  His background as a practicing attorney positions him to effectively work with state regulators, captive insurance service providers, and PIM’s clients and their professional advisors.

NASBA Sponsor
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Date & Time
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

11:00 AM EDT (see additional timezones)

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