Capstone Expands Into the Midwest with New Talent
January 3, 2017 (Houston, TX) – Capstone welcomes Steven Lonergan, CPCU to its team as Director of Business Development - Midwest. Lonergan brings over 30 years of insurance, reinsurance, and captive experience to Capstone.
Lonergan is based in the greater Minneapolis area, expanding Capstone's local presence into the Midwestern markets. “We’re excited to have Steven on board to assist clients on captive insurance / alternative risk planning opportunities,” commented Capstone’s CEO, Stewart A. Feldman. “Steven brings a wealth of captive insurance knowledge to our company, bolstering our talent pool. Capstone will continue to hire the industry’s best professionals to spearhead our turnkey captive programs.” Read more.
Jeff Simpson/Gordon, Fournaris Client Suffers $4 Million Defeat
November 11, 2015 (Wilmington, DE) - PoolRe Insurance Corp. and others announce the settlement of a long-running case against Organizational Strategies, Inc., a defense contractor based in Virginia. The settlement, concluded in the last few days, paid in excess of $2.2 million to PoolRe and others by OSI and its owners, Nicolette and William Hendricks.
Captives in the IRS' Dirty Dozen List of Abusive Tax Schemes? Get the Facts
In the first quarter of each year, the IRS increases the volume of its press releases in a thoughtfully designed program to spur taxpayer compliance with our income tax system. This is a well-reasoned effort by the IRS.
Gallagher Captive Manager Artex discloses it's subject to IRS probe
Artex Risk Solutions Inc., the Bermuda-based captive management subsidiary of insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has confirmed that it is involved in an Internal Revenue Service probe into captive insurers formed under 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code.
September 10, 2014 Federal Court Opinion Ordering Artex's Compliance with IRS Subpoena
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is conducting an investigation of Respondent Artex Risk Solutions, Inc. (Artex). The IRS is allegedly
examining Artex’s role in transactions involving captive insurance plans under 26 U.S.C. § 831, and investigating whether such transactions constitute abusive transactions.
Artex Docket Report
Petition to enforce IRS summons filed by United States of America (Shoemaker, Martin) (Entered: 06/03/2014).
In this Q&A session, Lance McNeel, CPCU, ARM explains how businesses in the oil & gas sector can mitigate financial risks by forming a captive insurance company. Lance highlights the biggest risks facing oil & gas businesses today—and how to recover from losses. See the interview >>