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The Evolution of Municipal Risk Management

The Evolution of Municipal Risk Management

Municipal risk managers have adjusted their loss control strategies to increase effectiveness.

 
Risk Management Education Takes Root on College Campuses

Risk Management Education Takes Root on College Campuses

Risk management programs are cropping up on campuses across the country to meet growing industry needs.

 
Risk Students Face Real-World Challenges

Risk Students Face Real-World Challenges

The Spencer/RIMS Risk Management Challenge helps students bridge the gap between classroom lessons and real-world implementation.

 
Bad Influence: How Well-Connected CEOs Impact M&A Results

Bad Influence: How Well-Connected CEOs Impact M&A Results

Why do deals initiated by highly-networked CEOs earn 3.4% lower post-merger returns?

 
Gauging Corporate Human Rights Performance

Gauging Corporate Human Rights Performance

A new benchmark aims to highlight the human rights records of businesses worldwide.

 
Retaining Insurance Coverage in the Face of Late Notice and Misconduct Exclusions

Retaining Insurance Coverage in the Face of Late Notice and Misconduct Exclusions

A Texas federal court recently ordered an insurer to reimburse an oil and gas company for costs and expenses incurred while defending against environmental claims.

 
Cut and Dry: What California’s Water Restrictions Mean for Risk Management

Cut and Dry: What California’s Water Restrictions Mean for Risk Management

Severe drought has prompted California to mandate statewide water restrictions. How will this affect corporate risk management strategy?

 
Taming the Beast: Will Insurance Market Cycles Become a Thing of the Past?

Taming the Beast: Will Insurance Market Cycles Become a Thing of the Past?

Property/casualty insurance market cycles may one day become a thing of the past.

 
Onward and Upward: Trends in Captive Insurance

Onward and Upward: Trends in Captive Insurance

Trends in the captive insurance market point to continued growth and expansion.

 
Diminishing Returns

Diminishing Returns

The increasing complexity of enterprise IT systems creates new risks for businesses.

 
Risky Rhetoric: When Personal Opinions Damage Corporate Brands

Risky Rhetoric: When Personal Opinions Damage Corporate Brands

When employees express opinions in public forums, their personal biases can threaten the entire company’s reputation.

 
The LGBT Travel Risk Dilemma

The LGBT Travel Risk Dilemma

How do employers balance the fairness of advancement opportunities with the obligation to keep employees safe?

 
How TRIA’s Reauthorization Impacts Terrorism Coverage

How TRIA’s Reauthorization Impacts Terrorism Coverage

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 features a number of changes that influence terrorism loss exposure.

 
The Disaster Detectives

The Disaster Detectives

FEMA’s Mitigation Assessment Teams investigate disasters in an effort to strengthen emergency preparedness nationwide.

 
The Hidden Risks of Outsourcing

The Hidden Risks of Outsourcing

As the standards of doing business change along the supply chain, will outsourcing end up costing companies more in the long run?