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Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

Risk Finance Bureau

Dana Sheppard, Associate Commissioner for Risk Finance

The Risk Finance Bureau regulates captive insurance companies, risk retention groups, and other kinds of non-traditional risk transfer mechanisms that operate in or from the District of Columbia. DISB licenses qualified institutions, performs financial analyses, and conducts regular financial examinations to ensure fiscal stability. DISB provides practical and innovative regulatory responses in a timely manner to captive insurance companies and other risk finance organizations seeking to establish operations or transact business in the District.