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GCP #27

12 - 04 - 2020

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In Episode 27 of the Global Captive Podcast, supported by legacy specialists R&Q, Richard is joined by guest co-host Farah Jaafar-Crossby, Chief Executive Officer, Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, Malaysia.

Farah discusses how the Labuan regulator has had to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, growth in the captive domicile in 2019 and the Asian captive market.

In the interview, Farah mentions the regulatory relief put in place by Labuan light of the pandemic. You can find more information here:…sed-by-covid-19

The captive owner interview is with Franck Baron, Group Deputy Director Risk Management & Insurance at International SOS, and Chairman of PARIMA, Asia's risk and insurance management association. Franck highlights how International SOS has had to respond to COVID-19 and how its captive has been utilised in a hardening market, as well as explaining why captives are still struggling to become mainstream in the region.

There is also a short highlight from the latest COVID-19 special episode of the Global Captive Podcast, featuring Willis Towers Watson's Mark Cook on how the pandemic is affecting international employee benefits programmes.

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