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. 54, No. 2, February

Captive Insurers: Delivering Value?
With annual insurance premiums paid by corporations equaling roughly the same amount in financial terms as corporate dividend payments, firms should place a similar level of rigor into the evaluation of their insurance strategies as they do with their...
Carrying the Weight
In a world of ever-increasing cost of risk, the role reinsurers play in corporate risk management strategies is taking on new importance. But the reinsurance world is undergoing its awn challenges and changes, not the least of which is a sometimes turbulent...
Catastrophic Renewals: The More Information, the Better
Many risk managers faced with renewing their property catastrophe coverage, particularly in regards to windstorm and earthquake, face a tough market. Even if their renewals were not declined, they will likely pay two to three times more in premiums...
Datebook
Workers Compensation Management February 1-2; Fort Lauderdale, FL This RIMS workshop on workers comp exposures and claims administration principles will provide an up-to-date look at today's top techniques, ranging from managed care concepts...
Datebook
Workers Compensation ManagementFebruary 1 - 2; Fort Lauderdale, FLThis RIMS workshop on workers comp exposures and claims administration principles will provide an up-to-date look at today's top techniques, ranging from managed care concepts to an aggressive...
Growth and Risk
The career of Carl Martincich director of human resources and risk management for Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores Inc., has been marked by explosive growth. As the discipline of risk management has grown, so has his employer. Keeping pace with...
Risk, Governance and Compliance Trends for 2007
With Sarbanes-Oxley entering its fourth year, what risk management trends can we expect in 2007? While SOX will remain a key focus for many organizations, expect private, public and nonprofit organizations to expand their risk management efforts into...
The Devil Inside: The Legal Liabilities of Background Screening
A routine criminal background check by a major bank with operations in several states found that an applicant applying for a teller position in Wisconsin had felony convictions for rape and sexual assault. Following established corporate procedures,...
Time for a CHANGE?
Doctors, lawyers and politicians have been duking it out for years in Pennsylvania over medical malpractice insurance. While much has changed, some things just stay the same.All Dr. Lou Bell wants to do is practice medicine in Philadelphia again. He...
Walkers
Not long ago, my wife Alli, who works from home and typically oversees getting our kids to school, had an interesting adventure. She had already picked up our first-grader daughter, Fiona, and had packed her into the car so she could drive across town...
When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies
An airliner skids off the runway and catches fire, but the passengers and crew are safely evacuated. A software manufacturer releases a new version of a product and then finds out about serious programming errors that cause it to malfunction. A prestigious...
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A lawsuit filed by residents of Lago Agrio, Ecuador, alleging that the oil company Chevron had dumped wastewater from its drilling operations into the city's lakes and rivers, is being tried in Ecuador despite attempts by the plaintiffs to have a trial...