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Risk Knowledge is a searchable library of relevant information for today's risk professionals. Available materials include RIMS Executive Reports, survey findings, contributed articles, industry research, benchmarking data and more.



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RIMS Professional Report: Making Sense of Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on Risk Management
The report explores forms of AI available to organizations, common implementations scenarios for risk professionals to consider, as well as opportunities for those professionals to advance their careers in light of the emergence of AI technologies.
Author:  Tom Easthope
Date: February 20, 2019
RIMS LEGISLATIVE REVIEW: The Risk Management Implications of Conflicting Federal and State Cannabis Laws
The report provides a brief background on the current state of cannabis laws in the United States. It also explores banking and insurance challenges for businesses in marijuana industries, as well as property owners’ and managers’ rights, language and insurance considerations for tenancy agreements.
Author:  RIMS External Affairs Committee
Date: February 7, 2019
Can Blockchain Improve Insurance?
Applications of distributed ledger technology promise to help reduce fraud and better manage claims in the insurance industry.
Author:  Andrew W. Singer
Date: February 4, 2019
Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February 2019
Marriott discloses massive breach, fatal work injuries decline, NFIP extended and more.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: February 4, 2019
Securing Coverage for Wrongful Termination
In California, some insurers have tried to deny EPLI claims for wrongful termination.
Author:  Daniel Wolf
Date: February 4, 2019
The Calculus of Controversy
Aiming to enhance reputation and galvanize consumers, more companies are publicly weighing in on hot-button issues.
Author:  Jared Wade
Date: February 4, 2019
The Ever-Evolving Idiopathic Defense
Are businesses still protected in cases of injuries that occur at work but are not work-related?
Author:  Emily J. Truitt
Date: February 4, 2019
The Top Business Risks for 2019
In its new Risk Map 2019, Control Risks predicted the year’s top business risks.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: February 4, 2019
The Year’s Worst Password Offenders
These high-profile individuals and organizations made the most significant password-related mistakes during the year.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: February 4, 2019
Protecting Your Software Supply Chain
Attacks on the software supply chain introduce vulnerabilities into company infrastructure.
Author:  Danika Blessman
Date: February 4, 2019
Learning from Corporate Collapse
Risk ­managers can help their companies course-correct before strategic failures become fatal.
Author:  Neil Hodge
Date: February 4, 2019
Recent Developments in Bad Faith Claims
Three recent rulings establish that policyholders in a significant number of states have potential recourse when insurance companies act badly.
Author:  Robert D. Chesler and Christina Yousef
Date: February 1, 2019
Predicting Risk Management Challenges in 2019
These five predictions can give risk professionals a sense of the hurdles they may face in the coming year.
Author:  Steve Schlarman
Date: February 1, 2019
Examining the Emerging Economic Risks for 2019
For businesses trading globally, understanding emerging economic risks is vital for setting smart strategy.
Author:  Dana Bodnar
Date: January 31, 2019
Q&A: Great Expectations
RIMS President Gloria Brosius discusses her goals for 2019 and the challenges facing risk professionals.
Author:  Justin Smulison
Date: January 24, 2019
Corporate Insurance Policy Template
A generic corporate insurance policy for risk professionals who are developing their own policies.
Author:  RIMS, Michelle Drew
Date: January 15, 2019
Corporate Business Continuity Policy Template
A generic BCM policy template for risk managers who are formulating their own policies.
Author:  RIMS
Date: January 10, 2019
BCM/BCP Business Issues Management Team Manual Template
A template for a business continuity business issues management team manual.
Author:  RIMS
Date: January 10, 2019
Improving Loss Ratio by Optimizing First Notice of Loss
First notice of loss is the gateway to the entire claims-adjustment process. It touches everything; even small improvements can impact the whole process.
Author:  NetClaim
Date: December 6, 2018
Understanding the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
The RIMS Professional Report addresses the rights provided to consumers under the CCPA, the obligations it creates for businesses, as well as practical steps companies should take to prepare for its implementation date.
Author:  Teri Cotton Santos
Date: December 5, 2018
Intellectual Property – Risk Landscape
Learn about considerations for every organization as they develop a structure that protects critical intangible assets and grows enterprise value.
Author:  Aon
Date: December 3, 2018
Cyber Insurance Market Trends
A new survey offers insight into who’s purchased new cyber insurance policies in 2018 and why.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: December 1, 2018
Using Actuarial Reports to Help Manage Risk
Actuarial reports can provide risk managers with valuable information on program performance.
Author:  Carly Rowland
Date: December 1, 2018



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