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. 53, No. 1, January

Additional Insureds and the Moral Hazard
Recent court decisions broadly construing the 1993 Insurance Services Office (ISO) Additional Insured Endorsement--which extends coverage to an additional insured in situations where he or she was solely negligent--have prompted ISO to revise this...
A Veteran's Perspective
A career in risk management with Occidental Petroleum has brought Mark Ryan, ARM, across the United States and halfway back again. Born, raised and educated in Buffalo, New York, Ryan immediately put his MBA from Canisius College to work for local...
Datebook
departments2006 Atlanta RIMS 23rd Annual Educational ConferenceJanuary 19-20; AtlantaThe Atlanta chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) is proud to present its 23rd annual educational conference with the theme of "The Tools of the...
Have Hurricanes Changed Everything? or Is a Soft Market Ahead?
By July and August of 2005, pricing increases had already ended for most lines of coverage, and, in fact, decreases were accelerating. Premiums for properties away from coastal hurricane paths were also softening quickly. Then Hurricane Katrina, the...
International Property Coverage: Thinking Globally Acting Locally
Today's businesses, regardless of where they are headquartered, must contend with the most globalized marketplace in history. For many firms, this has brought unparalleled opportunity. But for companies that operate in a variety of countries, the task...
Minimizing Risk When Buying or Selling a Business
Wouldn't it be nice if manufacturers could sell the part of their business that had the biggest product liability risk and be done with it? Even manufacturers who buy such businesses would like to eliminate the product liability risk from any acquired...
Returning to Work Overcoming Injury and Achieving Success
Even the most proactive injury prevention program cannot entirely eliminate illness and injury. Therefore, a strong return-to-work (RTW) program is a critical phase in any holistic risk control approach. It is a key strategy for successfully managing...
Returning to Work: Overcoming Injury and Achieving Success
Even the most proactive injury prevention program cannot entirely eliminate illness and injury. Therefore, a strong return-to-work (RTW) program is a critical phase in any holistic risk control approach, it is a key strategy for successfully managing...
See You Next Doomsday
On the wall of my office is an editorial cartoon from the Economist from this time last year. In it, an aged Father New Year is giving the world to Baby New Year. On the 2004 globe are Presidential candidates Bush and Kerry brawling, pollution in China,...
The Evolution of Environmental Risk Management
Since the infamous Love Canal scandal that ultimately resulted in the creation of the Superfund legislation, the lore of environmental risk management is replete with stories of catastrophic losses, including escalating cleanup costs, innocent purchasers...
The Great Anti-Piracy Debacle
In early November, the music industry's war against piracy seemed to reach a high point. Following a prolonged legal battle that ended in the Supreme Court, the popular Internet file-sharing service Grokster agreed to stop distributing its software,...
The Question of Ownership
Discussions of developing and managing a successful global risk management and insurance program have all too often focused on the relative merits of an owned versus nonowned broker network--their infrastructure and operations, advantages or disadvantages--rather...

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