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Welcome to Active Captive Management

Active Captive Management (ACM) specializes in the formation of captive insurance and management of captive insurance companies for small and medium size companies.


Combining over 3 decades of Captive Risk Solutions talent and experience, Active Captive Management provides risk transfer solutions in the following industries; Real Estate Development, Healthcare, Fuel and Oil, Nursing Home’s, Manufacturing, Automotive, Agriculture and Franchising, to name a few. Active Captive Management is an approved captive insurance manager in the following domiciles; On-shore: Alabama, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah. Off-shore: Anguilla, Bermuda, Nevis, Puerto Rico and St. Christopher & Nevis.


Captive Insurance Experience Beyond Convention


Consider the alternatives to traditional insurance without experiencing a sales driven philosophy to providing transfer, financing and captive management risk options. Consider Active Captive Management.


Captive Insurance as an alternative risk management strategy is being used by more than half of the Fortune 1,500 US and multinational corporations.


ACM provides smaller or medium size companies a clear definition of a viable captive, assessing our clients risk exposure and financing objectives.


ACM provides the expertise to form, manage and operate your captive, enabling ownership to retain focus on primary business entities, while engaging a team of experts in the captive industry to effectively manage the compliance, regulations and financial aspects of the supporting captive.


Captive Insurance


Fred Turner, Founder of Active Captive is pleased to announce our membership of the Missouri Captive Insurance Association.


MOCIA was formed to serve as a source of information about MO captives, and as an information clearinghouse for services supporting the captive insurance industry within Missouri.

To learn more, visit: http://mocaptive.com



Fred Turner, Founder of Active Captive is pleased to announce our membership of the South Carolina Captive Insurance Association.


SCCIA promotes the formation and growth of captive insurance programs within the state of South Carolina. Captive insurance programs are a valuable tool for many corporate entities looking for a better way to manage risk.


To learn more, visit: http://www.sccia.org



Fred Turner, Founder of Active Captive is pleased to announce our approval as a captive manager in the State of Oklahoma.


Oklahoma is one of the newest and most attractive on-shore captive domiciles. Due to recent legislation, Oklahoma boasts a brand new, state of the art, captive statute which incorporates flexibility and a supportive regulatory environment.


To learn more, visit: http://www.ok.gov/oid/oklahomacaptive.html



Active Captive announces membership of the Delaware Captive Insurance Association.


Delaware is one of the fastest growing captive domiciles in the world. When Delaware formed the Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products in 2009, Delaware had only 38 captive insurers. Today Delaware boasts over 550 active captives in various types including risk retention groups, special purpose captives, and sponsored cell captives.


To learn more, visit: http://www.delawarecaptive.org



Active Captive is pleased to announce our approval as a captive manager in the State of North Carolina.


North Carolina’s captive legislation was placed in effect in October 2013, establishing 5 licenses as of May 2014. Distinguishing features unique to North Carolina include: Reasonable capital requirements and  Competitive premium tax rates with a $100,000 premium tax cap. North Carolina has made a strong long-term commitment to the captive industry. From the Insurance Commissioner to the N.C. General Assembly to the North Carolina Captive Insurance Association, all are committed to making North Carolina a great new home for captives.


To learn more, visit: North Carolina Department of Insurance: http://www.ncdoi.com/NCCaptives



Domicile Showcase:


A Captives primary jurisdiction is known as it’s domicile. Selecting the right domicile is an integral component of the captive decision process. Domiciles are represented on shore and off shore, many having been established for decades and home to large and mid market captive insurance companies. The factors to consider when selecting a domicile include: Regulatory Environment, Infrastructure, Geographic Location, Tax and Operating Expenses. The domiciles represented are the largest on shore and off shore, by number of captive licenses.


Domicile Requirements and Comparison Chart

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What is a Captive Insurance Company anyway, and why would I want one?


Catpive Risk Analysis



Dana Hentges Sheridan, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Active Captive Management, Named to 2014 “Power 50” by Captive Review


Dana Sheridan


Dana Hentges Sheridan, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Active Captive Management (ACM), a pioneering company in the captive insurance field, has been named to the prestigious 2014 Power 50 list by Captive Review. More than 600 nomination submissions were received, with each submission containing votes for three individuals. Captive Review ranked Dana #29 and cited her as among the top experts working in the “growing smaller captive space.”


View PDF of Article at: http://www.activecaptive.com/pr/CR135_Power50-1.pdf



NAIC set to ‘revise’ proposed accreditation standards.


Dana Hentges Sheridan, Active Captive Management’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, attended the NAIC fall meeting in Louisville, Kentucky. Ms. Sheridan was in attendance at the August 16 meeting of the Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation (F) Committee and the August 17 meeting of the Reinsurance (E) Task Force. At these meetings, Director Huff represented that the NAIC would be looking into revising the proposed definition of “multi-state reinsurer.”


You can read Ms. Sheridan’s comments on the issue to Captive Review here:



ACM’s position letter in opposition to the proposed definition here:



Check back with us frequently, we will continue to provide updates and commentary as the issues and events surrounding the proposed definition develop.



Active Captive Management’s founder and visionary, Frederick E. Turner is featured in Captive Insurance Times August 2014 “VCIA Special” publication as part of a US Panel of experts discussing captive considerations.


The article is entitled “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained.” Calling on his over 25 years of experience in the formation of captives and in the alternative risk management industry, Mr. Fred Turner shares his insights and views on the use and growth of captives in the US.


You can find the article here:




Dana Hentges Sheridan


Active Captive Management’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Dana Hentges Sheridan, Esq., is the author of an article that is featured in the February 2014 ABA online magazine, Business Law Today


The article “Choice of Domicile in Captive Insurance Planning” was co-authored by Jay D. Adkisson, Esq., of Riser Adkisson, LLP. The February issue of Business Law Today features a mini-theme on captive insurance and provides articles and content on what would be the risk management, wealth and tax benefits to a captive, a discussion of considerations going into selecting a domicile for a captive, and what are captive best practices.


Ms. Sheridan and Mr. Adkisson will be part of a panel presenting on captive considerations at the ABA Business Law Section’s Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live, in Los Angeles California from April 10 – 12, 2014. The program they are participating in is called, “Captive Insurance and Organizational Risk Management: Issues and Solutions” and will take place on April 10, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.


Read the article at:



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