Risk Management

Founded in January of 1954, Risk Management is a monthly magazine that features news and industry analysis for corporate risk managers. The magazine has a circulation of 16,000 readers and is published by the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. Morgan O'Rourke is Editor-in-Chief. Jared Wade is Editor. Bill Coffin is Publisher/Editorial Director.

Articles from Vol. 49, No. 1, January

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2001 RISK MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE 655 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017 * 212.286.9364 * Fax: 212.922.0716 GENERAL RISK/INDUSTRY SPECIFIC Running Down Rogue Traders January, p. 19, John Conley High-risk traders bring a great deal of financial burden to...
Accountability versus Security
There has been a lot of talk lately about how certain information on the Web makes us more vulnerable to terrorism. Companies that make and deliver commodities like natural gas, electricity, chemicals and other potentially dangerous materials are checking...
Accountability versus Security. (Risk Reporter)
There has been a lot of talk lately about how certain information on the Web makes us more vulnerable to terrorism. Companies that make and deliver commodities like natural gas, electricity, chemicals and other potentially dangerous materials are checking...
A Primer for Crisis Management
A business facing a crisis is compromised much as a human body diagnosed with a critical condition is weakened. Although it may be impossible to simultaneously get all systems up and running at peak efficiency, it is important to address each element,...
A Primer for Crisis Management: Each Month This Year, Risk Management Magazine Will Feature a Story on Crisis Preparation and Response. This Month's Introductory Article Offers an Overview of the Topic. the Issues Outlined Here Will Be Explored in Greater Depth over the Next Eleven Months. in February: The First of Three Articles Demystifying Business Interruption Policies and Claims
A business facing a crisis is compromised much as a human body diagnosed with a critical condition is weakened. Although it may be impossible to simultaneously get all systems up and running at peak efficiency, it is important to address each element,...
Asbestos Claims Rise
The frequency and cost of asbestosrelated claims has sky rocketed in recent years. In the report, "The Sky's the Limit: Recent Trends in Asbestos Claims," Christine Fleming of Worcester, Massachusetts-based Milliman Consulting writes that "companies...
Asbestos Claims Rise. (Risk Reporter)
The frequency and cost of asbestos-related claims has sky rocketed in recent years. In the report, "The Sky's the Limit: Recent Trends in Asbestos Claims," Christine Fleming of Worcester, Massachusetts-based Milliman Consulting writes that "companies...
Datebook. (Departments)
RIMS Educational Seminars FEBRUARY 11 - 13 ORLANDO, FLORIDA TECHNIQUES OF RISK MANAGEMENT This course, both theoretical and practical, is intended for those new to the profession or those seeking a comprehensive review of the fundamentals....
How Language Gets You Ahead
If you are looking for a way to expand your career and personal life, knowing how to say hello (bonjour, konichiwa, ciao, hola) in a foreign tongue is a good place to start. "What?" you say, "Who needs to speak other languages? English is the universal...
How Language Gets You Ahead. (Career Builder)
If you are looking for a way to expand your career and personal life, knowing how to say hello (bonjour, konichiwa, ciao, hola) in a foreign tongue is a good place to start. "What?" you say, "Who needs to speak other languages? English is the universal...
How to Successfully Testify at Your Depostion
The legal system is inherently adversarial. There are winners and losers in every case, and as risk management professionals become more involved as witnesses or even parties in civil lawsuits, their role in depositions is vital. Great deposition...
One Occurrence or Two: How the Courts Decide
Among the many debates in the insurance industry to follow the events of September 11, 2001 is the number of occurrences that the attacks represent under property/casualty and liability policies. As demonstrated by the lawsuit filed last October by...
On Making Movies
Today's sophisticated visual effects make the perils of moviemaking obvious. It is often the subtle and unique qualities of a movie, however--those moments or cinematic vistas that were a film to be missing would diminish its entire essence--that test...
Re-Evaluating Risk Financing Assumptions
Rapid changes in the property/casualty insurance and reinsurance markets-as well as the new concept of what constitutes a large loss-- are forcing insurers to re-evaluate the lines of business they write, their retentions and their pricing structures....
Re-Evaluating Risk Financing Assumptions. (End Analysis)
Rapid changes in the property/casualty insurance and reinsurance markets--as well as the new concept of what constitutes a large loss--are forcing insurers to re-evaluate the lines of business they write, their retentions and their pricing structures....
Returning from a Deep Soft Market and the Largest Catastrophe in History
The hard market is here and it will intensify in 2002. This is the return from the industry's third deep soft market since 1950. This time, the way back was expected to be gradual, and moderated by strong industry surplus. However, rapidly deteriorating...
The New ISO General Liability Form
In December 2001, the Insurance Service Office (ISO) implemented major changes to its general liability forms and endorsements. Although driven by concern about electronic and Internet-related perils, these revisions also address diverse issues such...
Weathering the Storm
Executive Forum departments The year 2001 had astounding impact. No one involved in the risk management industry escaped unscathed. While the events of the September 11 tragedy inevitably become a part of our memory, what is equally important to remember...
Weathering the Storm. (Executive Forum)
The year 2001 had astounding impact. No one involved in the risk management industry escaped unscathed. While the events of the September 11 tragedy inevitably become a part of our memory, what is equally important to remember is that the problems...
Why 2000 Health Care Costs Increased
Risk Reporter departments According to a study published in October of 2001 by the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC), a nonpartisan policy research organization, increased hospital spending-not prescription drug spending-accounted for the...
Why 2000 Health Care Costs Increased. (Risk Reporter)
According to a study published in October of 2001 by the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC), a nonpartisan policy research organization, increased hospital spending--not prescription drug spending--accounted for the majority of the rise...