Columns

Litigation Trends of 2009

Litigation Trends of 2009

Nearly half of companies say they anticipate an increase in legal disputes facing them within the next 12 months.

 
The Coastal Balancing Act

The Coastal Balancing Act

Certain communities have instituted coastal land-use plans to better manage the threats they face.

 
Betting the Farm

Betting the Farm

Though Brazil accounts for one-fifth of global food production, few of the country’s farmers take out insurance on their crops.

 
Seeing the Big Picture

Seeing the Big Picture

An overwhelming number of executives feel that their risk management program could use improvement.

 
Best Brands 2009

Best Brands 2009

Ranking the best global brands.

 
Global Presents

Global Presents

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement is on the rise. Here is some advice to ensure compliance.

 
The Girl Scouts and Preparedness

The Girl Scouts and Preparedness

The Girl Scouts can now earn a patch for disaster preparedness, courtesy of Homeland Security.

 
Obesity Court

Obesity Court

With medical costs rising, several courts have ruled that employers must pay for obesity-related surgery.

 
Beware of Watchdog?

Beware of Watchdog?

A new EU financial sector regulatory system faces criticism from banking and insurance groups.

 
In Memoriam: Samantha Cohn

In Memoriam: Samantha Cohn

Paying tribute to a one-of-a-kind RIMS employee.

 
Scalped

Scalped

By suing their fans, the Washington Redskins may have incurred the wrath of the football gods.

 
The Trouble with Securing Collateral

The Trouble with Securing Collateral

Anderson Kill & Olick’s latest column looks at the complications of securing insurance collateral.

 
New Rules for Chinese Insurance

New Rules for Chinese Insurance

A new Chinese insurance law has placed additional demands on insurers and risk managers.

 
Back to Basics for Workers Comp

Back to Basics for Workers Comp

There a few important areas to consider when choosing a workers compensation provider.

 
A New Approach to Disability Management

A New Approach to Disability Management

Tracking non-occupational illness and injury trends can result in lower costs and a healthier workforce.