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. 64, No. 1, January-February

Accountability Abroad: A New Focus by International Prosecutors Aims to Hold More Companies and Executives Responsible for Human Rights Violations in the Developing World
With abundant raw materials and cheap labor, and often governed by weak regulation, lax enforcement and more easily corruptible officials, developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America have long been stomping grounds for the world's biggest...
Donald Trump: Tweeter in Chief
As I write this, it is only days before Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Depending on your political bent, this is either cause for celebration or the beginning of the apocalypse--like any political opinion these...
Driving Insurers Crazy
It probably comes as little surprise given the rate trends of the past decade or so, but analysts are expecting soft market conditions for property/casualty insurance to continue for most lines in 2017. One area that seems to be bucking this trend,...
Hacking Cars: When Considering the Risks of Cutting-Edge Automotive Technology, the First Thing That Usually Comes to Mind Is Autonomous Vehicles. but Focusing Too Much on Self-Driving Technology Risks Ignoring a Critical Reality: Today's Cars and Trucks Are Already Connected to the Internet, and like Any Other Internet-Connected Device, They Can Be Hacked
In 2015, preeminent hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek dominated headlines with their landmark hack of a Jeep Cherokee. The duo, who now work at Uber's Advanced Technologies Center, were able to hack into and remotely seize control of an unaltered...
Insurance When the Internet Goes Down
Business interruption coverage is now a staple of many companies' insurance programs. One of the "optional" first-party property coverages included in standard property policies, it is intended to compensate companies for income or profits lost as...
Managing Overlooked Talent Risks
Now that we have migrated to an interconnected and knowledge-based global economy, talent has never been a greater determinant of an organizations success. But just as talent is a competitive differentiator, it can also be a critical source of under-recognized,...
One Buyer's Renewal Experience
Using strategies that included early planning, face-to-face meetings with underwriters and IT staff involvement, Carolyn Snow, director of risk management at Humana Inc., was able to capitalize on the current insurance market for renewals. The company...
Preparing for New Pay Equity Requirements
In September, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced its final version of the revamped Employer Information Report, known as the EEO-1, which for the first time will require employers with 100 or more employees to provide pay...
Terrorism Legislation Increases Potential Corporate Liability
In addition to the increased possibility of prosecution for human rights violations, new legislation may also open companies and executives to lawsuits for facilitating terrorist acts in the United States. On Sept. 28, Congress backed proposed legislation...
The 2017 Cyberrisk Landscape
While it may be a new year, risk managers' top challenge remains the same: cyberrisk. The top threat vectors, however, constantly evolve. In 2016, cyber continued to dominate the news worldwide, particularly marked by the rapid rise of ransomware,...
The Legal Risk of Risk Registers
In order to be effective, an organization's risk management plan requires the development and maintenance of an ongoing process that enables the identification, analysis, evaluation and treatment of relevant risks. This knowledge better enables risk...
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