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. 50, No. 1, January

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Actuary's Notebook: How Long Will the Hard Market Last?
How long will the hard market last? The answer depends on the financial condition and the problems of the market or the line of insurance in question. This article concentrates on the current status and future for property/casualty commercial lines,...
Actuary's Notebook: How Long Will the Hard Market Last? (Hard Market Notebook)
How long will the hard market last? The answer depends on the financial condition and the problems of the market or the line of insurance in question. This article concentrates on the current status and future for property/casualty commercial lines,...
Celebrating 50 Years of Risk Management
In 1954, the world was a much different place. J.R.R. Tolkien had just published a little-known and modestly reviewed series of books entitled The Lord of the Rings. Senator Joseph McCarthy was conducting his ill-fated crusade against imaginary Communist...
Celebrating 50 Years: Risk Management[R] Magazine. (the First Fifty Years)(Cover Story)
In 1954, the world was a much different place. J.R.R. Tolkien had just published a little-known and modestly reviewed series of books entitled The Lord of the Rings. Senator Joseph McCarthy was conducting his ill-fated crusade against imaginary Communist...
Cyberattacks Prompt Response to Security Threat
On October 21, 2002 hackers launched an unprecedented assault on the Internet's thirteen core servers. Using a method called distributed denial of service, the assailants inundated the servers with traffic, intending to overwhelm and disable the networks....
Cyberattacks Prompt Response to Security Threat. (Risk Reporter)
On October 21, 2002 hackers launched an unprecedented assault on the Internet's thirteen core servers. Using a method called distributed denial of service, the assailants inundated the servers with traffic, intending to overwhelm and disable the networks....
Cycles
While it must be remembered that risk managers represent approximately 15 percent of the consumers of the insurance product in North America, they have a disproportionate influence, by virtue of the dollars they control, on how decisions in the insurance...
Cycles. (End Analysis)
While it must be remembered that risk managers represent approximately 15 percent of the consumers of the insurance product in North America, they have a disproportionate influence, by virtue of the dollars they control, on how decisions in the insurance...
Datebook
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Finding Coverage in Tough Times
It is not news to say that the insurance market is tough. During the first half of 2001, rates were already climbing 20 percent to 40 percent. After September 11, Enron and WorldCom, rates have soared to over 400 percent for some lines of coverage....
Five Decades of RM
As Risk Management Magazine celebrates its fiftieth birthday, join us as we page over half a century of observation and analysis. 1950s As of Wednesday, August 6, 1958, the subcommittee of the Senate Anti-Trust and Monopoly Committee began its first...
Five Decades of RM: As Risk Management Magazine Celebrates Its Fiftieth Birthday, Join Us as We Page over Half a Century of Observation and Analysis. (Looking Back)
1950s As of Wednesday, August 6, 1958, the subcommittee of the Senate Anti-Trust and Monopoly Committee began its first hearing in its current investigation to determine "the adequacy of state supervision of the insurance industry." Many people...
Five-Minute Interview: Nancy Chambers
Nancy Chambers is the risk manager for the Ontario-based Waterloo Regional Municipal Insurance Pool. A graduate of the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) program, she received the 1990-1991 awards for the highest marks of CRM graduates in Ontario and Canada,...
Five-Minute Interview: Nancy Chambers. (Executive Q&A)
Nancy Chambers is the risk manager for the Ontario-based Waterloo Regional Municipal Insurance Pool. A graduate of the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) program, she received the 1990-1991 awards for the highest marks of CRM graduates in Ontario and Canada,...
Hard Market Here to Stay
Risk managers who are struggling to keep up with the hardening insurance market have little to look forward to, according to the recently released Ernst & Young Financial Services Outlook 2003 report. In it, E&Y's Pete Porrino estimates that...
Hard Market Here to Stay. (Risk Reporter)
Risk managers who are struggling to keep up with the hardening insurance market have little to look forward to, according to the recently released Ernst & Young Financial Services Outlook 2003 report. In it, E&Y's Pete Porrino estimates that...
Notes
There was a moment of panic in the editorial offices of Risk Management Magazine in late 2002. The staff was preparing for the upcoming celebration of fifty years in print, when someone brought forth what seemed to be the first issue of the magazine--published...
Regulating Risk Retention Groups, Part I: A Case for Reform
In 1986, the U.S. Congress enacted the Liability Risk Retention Act (LRRA) to provide the commercial liability market with much-needed additional capacity as well as incentive to make it more competitive. The LRRA did this by laying the legal groundwork...
RIMS Benchmark Survey Goes Online
For years, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) annual Benchmark Survey has provided risk managers and other financial professionals with the overall cost of risk for organizations of different sizes and genres. Using information submitted...
RIMS Benchmark Survey Goes Online. (Risk Reporter)
For years, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) annual Benchmark Survey has provided risk managers and other financial professionals with the overall cost of risk for organizations of different sizes and genres. Using information...
The Problem of False Claims of Clergy Sexual Abuse
The Catholic Church has experienced an epidemic of sexual misconduct allegations and lawsuits in the United States. In some cases, evidence that the church knew of sexual misconduct and had effectively concealed them has created a dire social and legal...
Understanding Insurer Ratings
You have entrusted a sizeable portion of your company s well-being to insurance policies, and your first big loss has occurred, the kind of event that could ruin your company were it not adequately insured. You file the claim, only to find that you...