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Impact of FATCA regulations on catastrophe bond issuers unclear

23rd February 2012

A piece of U.S. regulation has been highlighted as potentially having an impact on catastrophe bond and insurance-linked security issuing entities. The insight published in this memo from law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP discusses the FATCA provisions (FATCA stands for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009), regulation which aims to reduce […]

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Could catastrophe bond SPV’s domicile in the UK?

24th March 2011

We often get asked at Artemis why catastrophe bond and insurance-linked security Special Purpose Vehicles (or special purpose insurers) are generally domiciled offshore. The Cayman Islands and Bermuda are the two domiciles of choice for the cat bond market, with the Cayman Islands currently leading the way, Dublin in Ireland has also domiciled a few […]

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Will Bermuda bounce back for ILS and cat bonds in 2010?

23rd December 2009

You could be forgiven for thinking that Bermuda was no longer a player in the insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond market. 2009 has seen the bulk of deals issued out of the Cayman Islands and even the Bermuda domiciled reinsurers haven’t been as active in the market as they used to be. But the island […]

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