Understanding Captives (face-to-face mode)

Course Outline

Detailed study of:

  • Captives – the how, what and where
  • 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)



Peter C Cave BA (Hons) FCII

Peter Cave started his career in reinsurance in 1964 and spent a very substantial part of his career with one specific international reinsurance broker, becoming a Director of Greig Fester (now part of AONBenfield). He had specific responsibilities for the Middle East, which he travelled extensively for over 20 years, working extensively with both small new operations and major international accounts.

He is the Senior Partner of The Confidence Partnership, a specialist training consultancy who have been involved in Designing, Preparing and Delivering Technical Courses in over 50 countries in the world both for Colleges and Commercial Clients.


Important Notes: This FIS programme is open for enrolment from insurance practitioners only.