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Getting the Lead Out

Getting the Lead Out

Flint’s water contamination crisis underscores a risk faced by communities around the country.

 

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Leashing the Risks of Pets in the Workplace

Leashing the Risks of Pets in the Workplace

With more companies becoming pet-friendly, employers must develop plans to minimize liability.

 

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Q&A: All in a Day’s Work

Q&A: All in a Day’s Work

Julie Pemberton, RIMS’ 2016 president, discusses ERM implementation and goals for her term.

 
 

Risk Headlines

Best Practices for Workers Compensation Subrogation

Best Practices for Workers Compensation Subrogation

In many states, it is the employer’s right to recover their costs when a third party is responsible for an employee being injured in the course and scope of their employment.

 
Election Year Gridlock May Stall Cyber Reform

Election Year Gridlock May Stall Cyber Reform

As 2016 candidates vie for office, much-needed cybersecurity legislation will likely be put on hold.

 
Los Angeles Mandates Earthquake Retrofitting

Los Angeles Mandates Earthquake Retrofitting

Many property owners in Los Angeles will soon be required to initiate costly safety upgrades.

 
Tapping Into Environmental Coverage

Tapping Into Environmental Coverage

Companies often overlook existing insurance policies that cover environmental liability claims.

 
Cyber Ignorance Is Not Bliss

Cyber Ignorance Is Not Bliss

More than 40% of executives are either unsure whether their companies have formal cybersecurity protocols in place or do not understand them.

 
The Dawn of the Robot Chauffeurs

The Dawn of the Robot Chauffeurs

Self-driving cars may save us from ourselves.

 
M&A and Talent Risk

M&A and Talent Risk

Organizations that give the same focus to talent as they do to operations and finance will realize the most value from a merger or acquisition.

 
The Crisis Vulnerability Gap

The Crisis Vulnerability Gap

While board members believe their companies would respond effectively to a crisis, fewer than half have playbooks for likely scenarios.

 
The Benefits of a Subrogation Program

The Benefits of a Subrogation Program

Subrogation entitles an insurance claims entity to transfer risk by successfully recovering a paid loss from a negligent third party, the tortfeasor who caused the […]

 
Risk Management for Fraud and Other Crime Risks

Risk Management for Fraud and Other Crime Risks

Crime losses abound for policyholders in every industry, but navigating the insurance claims process can be a challenge.

 
Dia de la Crisis: The Chipotle Outbreaks Highlight Supply Chain Risks

Dia de la Crisis: The Chipotle Outbreaks Highlight Supply Chain Risks

The fallout from outbreaks that sickened hundreds of Chipotle customers illustrates the many risks of supply chain failures.

 
The Risks and Opportunities of Doing Business in the Middle East

The Risks and Opportunities of Doing Business in the Middle East

When considering endeavors in the Middle East, companies must first examine the region’s political and economic risk environment.

 
The Fraud and Compliance Disconnect

The Fraud and Compliance Disconnect

Fraud is often acknowledged as a major problem, but research and experience show few organizations actually do anything about it.

 
Navigating Product Liability’s Complex Regulatory Landscape

Navigating Product Liability’s Complex Regulatory Landscape

Mitigating the risks of product liability is made more challenging by a complicated maze of laws and regulations.

 
Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

The World Economic Forum highlights the greatest risks facing the planet this year.