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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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Addressing Sexual Harassment Claims with EPLI Coverage
As companies continue to address the sexual harassment crisis, they may find some economic relief from their employment practices liability insurance coverage.
Author:  James R. Murray and Jared Zola
Date: February 1, 2018
A Policyholder’s Guide to IoT Claims Coverage
Risk managers should examine their insurance policies for internet of things-related losses.
Author:  Catherine Serafin
Date: February 1, 2018
Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Amid a national reckoning over sexual misconduct, how should companies and risk managers respond?
Author:  Lori Widmer
Date: February 1, 2018
Insurers to Pay Record $135 Billion for 2017 Disasters
The final tally of insured and economic losses from a disaster-packed 2017.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: February 1, 2018
Insurance Buyers Face Shifting Market
Willis Towers Watson’s Joe Peiser discusses what insurance buyers can expect in the coming year.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: February 1, 2018
A Guide to Transaction Liability Insurance A Guide to Transaction Liability Insurance
Buyers purchase R&W insurance to limit the seller’s liability for potential breaches of the representations and warranties in a securities purchase agreement.
Author:  William G. Passannante and Carrie Maylor DiCanio
Date: February 1, 2018
Risk Management Pay on the Rise
Risk management professionals in the United States saw a 3.5% average increase in their base salary last year.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: February 1, 2018
Category: Research, Risk Management (General)
Keywords: Salary, Compensation
Type: Article
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Getting Ready for GDPR
As the deadline looms for a new European Union data protection regulation, businesses must act now to avoid costly penalties.
Author:  Neil Hodge
Date: February 1, 2018
Preventing Employee Lawsuits
Employee lawsuits cost companies an average of $160,000 for cases that result in a defense and settlement payment.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: February 1, 2018
2018 Cyberrisk Landscape
Cybersecurity is the most dynamic risk for organizations to manage. Stay ahead of the curve with these 10 key trends that will define the threat landscape.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: February 1, 2018
RIMS LEGISLATIVE REVIEW - Implications of Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT) Provision
In response to H.R. 1 – the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” recently signed into law, RIMS has published this Legislative Review to address certain international tax provisions included in the final bill.
Author:  RIMS External Affairs Committee
Date: January 17, 2018
Top Five Steps for Communicating with Executives
This RIMS report features real accounts offered by risk professionals. Contributors shared challenges, opportunities and successful strategies for delivering effective risk management communications to senior executives.
Author:  RIMS Professional Report
Date: January 11, 2018
Best Practices for Quality IME Results
This paper reviews best practices that must be followed to ensure a quality independent medical examination (IME) result that helps determine the next step in the claim and injury management process.
Author:  Genex
Date: January 10, 2018
What You Need to Know About Cyber Extortion Insurance Coverage
Although the specific policy wording varies, many cyber policies provide coverage for extortion-related expenses and payments paid as a result of a cyber extortion threat.
Author:  Jeffrey J. Meagher
Date: December 18, 2017
RIMS REPORT -- Ties That Bind: Business Continuity Management, Resilience and Geopolitical Risk
The report highlights the value of a proactive business continuity management system and its ability to support risk management professionals’ capacity to address emerging risks including geopolitical risks.
Author:  Elsa Goutveniger
Date: December 5, 2017
Improving Health Care Cybersecurity
Regulators and health care providers alike must do more to secure patient data.
Author:  Kimberly A. Cook and Alexandra Block
Date: December 1, 2017
ERM and the Art of Motorcycle Adventure
Operating a motorcycle and implementing an enterprise risk management program have a lot in common.
Author:  Lance Ewing
Date: December 1, 2017
The Other 2017s
This year could have been much worse.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: December 1, 2017
Hard Market on the Horizon
A costly year for man-made and natural catastrophe losses, coupled with other complex risks, may result in a substantial hardening of insurance rates and terms into 2018 and beyond.
Author:  Dante Disparte and Daniel Wagner
Date: December 1, 2017
7 Misconceptions about GDPR You Need to Understand Now
With the GDPR set to go into effect in May, organizations need to have a better understanding of their responsibilities under the new law.
Author:  Barclay T. Blair and Charles Choe
Date: December 1, 2017
On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season
Risk and insurance professionals who weathered 2017’s historic hurricane season share their first-hand disaster recovery experiences.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: December 1, 2017
ERM Benchmarks
Adoption and advancement of enterprise risk management programs are on the rise, but considerable room for improvement remains.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: December 1, 2017
How to Manage Personal Device Risk
New corporate security policies can help protect against mobile device vulnerabilities.
Author:  Domingo Guerra
Date: December 1, 2017
Technology to the Rescue
Organizations are turning to a growing range of technology products to aid in disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.
Author:  Katherine Heires
Date: December 1, 2017



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