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. 40, No. 9, September

Accounting for the Lender's Environmental Exposure
Dangers associated with potential environmental liabilities have permanently changed the relationship between financial institutions and their commercial clients. The passage of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act...
Cutting Workers' Compensation Costs with TQM
A recent study of a Fortune 100 food conglomerate with 36,000 employees and operations in 140 countries indicated hat this corporation has three locations in California that are in various phases of implementing a total quality management (TQM) program-all...
Fronting, Captives and Employee Benefits
Those who have been following the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) consideration of its model statute now entitled "Fronting Disclosure and Regulation Act" have come to know that the most consistent thing about this proposed...
Improving the Quality of Merchant Ships
Recently, there has been a high level of public and media concern over the world's aging shipping fleet. Both ship classification societies and the shipping industry in general have faced increased criticism following highly publicized accidents involving...
Managing Risk in Public Accounting Firms
Today accountants are being held to ever-increasing levels of performance and responsibility by users of financial information and by society in general. Recent legal actions allege negligence by accountants for the failure to uncover problems in savings...
Monaco: Guide to the Risk Management Forum
Situated between the mountains and the Mediterranean's sparkling blue waters, Monaco is a meeting place for the world's affluent community. The principality is renowned for its coastline, opulent architecture, and thrilling nightlife and cultural activities....
Off the Shelf
With the current burst of globalization in insurance and risk management industries, it seems prophetic that as early as 1972, the authors of this French/English/American lexicon foresaw the need to assemble and publish the terms that would be so vital...
Risk Management Associations Merge in France
THERE'S AN OLD ADAGE that says that two heads are better than one. However, risk managers in France do not necessarily subscribe to that notion if the two separate entities are risk management associations with strikingly similar functions. Thus, this...
Safeguarding Shipments When Going Global
Though most risk managers are familiar with the risks involved with product shipment, recent problems in the London market have caused many to take a different look at the handling of loss exposures. The London market has had to restrict terms and...
Safety Programs Alone Don't Work in Reducing Workers' Compensation Costs
The workers' compensation system in the United States is in critical condition and sinking fast. Workers' compensation is rapidly becoming the number one insurance cost for many employers throughout the country. All 50 states are showing a workers'...
Steering Companies Clear of Auto Accidents
Fire? Poison? Falls? Drowning? Firearms? Machinery? Hazardous waste? As serious as these calamities may be, none of these is today's leading cause of death and injury on the job in the United States. Surprisingly, the number one cause is motor vehicle...
The Diminishing Market for Stock Throughput Insurance
Prior to the Los Angeles riots of last spring, the Federal Employees Distributing Co.'s (Fedco Inc.) cargo insurance policy covering its merchandise from its overseas suppliers to its retail shelves was a risk manager's dream. Fedco, a Santa Fe Springs,...
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