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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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
The Risks and Rewards of Blockchain Technology

The Risks and Rewards of Blockchain Technology

The technology behind bitcoin may facilitate new, more secure ways to do business.

 
10 Cyberthreat Predictions for 2016

10 Cyberthreat Predictions for 2016

While cyberrisks constantly evolve, information security experts try to map this year’s threat landscape.

 
Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

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