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Captive Thought Leader Videos Added to

Release Date: May 31, 2015

Dallas, TX, June 1, 2015—IRMI is pleased to announce the launch of a new Captive Thought Leader Videos section in This new section of the site features 36 short educational videos, each less than three minutes long, by 7 captive insurance experts. Among the topics covered in the videos are microcaptives, tax issues, captive feasibility, captive domicile selection, choosing an auditor, captive management, group captives, and benefits in captives.

The captive insurance experts featured in the videos include the following.

• Steve Bauman, senior vice president, Zurich North America
• Gary Bowers, tax partner, Johnson Lambert
• Alan Fleming, chairman, Airmic
• Debbie Liebeskind, actuary, human resources, Towers Watson
• Michael O’Neill, president & CEO, American Contractors Insurance Group
• P. Bruce Wright, partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
• Brady Young, president & CEO, Strategic Risk Solutions

“Each of these captive insurance thought leaders has decades of broad experience with captive insurance companies, and they freely share their expertise in the videos,” said IRMI CEO Jack Gibson. “This constitutes a wealth of information on captive insurance fundamentals that will be especially valuable to newcomers to captive insurance. By watching these informative videos, risk professionals can hone their knowledge of captive insurance fundamentals and trends.”

There is no cost to view the videos. A list by topic or thought leader can be accessed in the Captive Thought Leader Videos section of ( is a one-stop professional business community where helpful news, articles, presentations, and contacts are brought together into one place for the convenience of captive insurance professionals. All of the resources currently included in the site may be accessed without cost and do not require registration.

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