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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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A Risk Management Guide to Reservation of Rights
The report gives background of Reservation of Rights and discusses what to consider when deciding if, when and how to respond. It also includes examples of these notifications, response letters, while exploring claim limitations, communications strategies, litigation and conflicts of interest.
Author:  RIMS Standards and Practices Council
Date: February 9, 2017
Steady Supply: The 2017 P/C Insurance Market Outlook
Declining premium rates and abundant capacity point to a favorable market for property/casualty insurance in 2017.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: February 1, 2017
Measuring Insurance Customer Satisfaction
Insurer profitability and broker expertise are among the key factors contributing to overall customer satisfaction with insurance companies.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: February 1, 2017
Category: Claims, Insurance, Research
Keywords: insurance, insurance industry
Type: Article
Members Only? No
J.D. Power 2016 Large Commercial Insurance Study
This study provides an independent and objective measure of overall satisfaction levels of risk professionals, examining industry-level performance metrics among large business commercial insurers and brokers, and best practices critical to satisfying their customers.
Author:  J.D. Power
Date: December 6, 2016
Challenging Arbitration of Disputes Involving Workers Compensation Insurance Programs
Policyholders should look closely at the dispute resolution provisions presented in their workers compensation coverage plans.
Author:  Jeffrey E. Glen, Robert M. Horkovich and Peter A. Halprin
Date: December 5, 2016
The Ins and Outs of Cyber Extortion Insurance Coverage
As cyber extortion becomes common, companies must familiarize themselves with policy terms in order to maximize key cyber coverage.
Author:  James S. Carter
Date: December 1, 2016
Category: Cyber Risk, Emerging Risks, Insurance
Keywords: insurance, Extortion, cyber risk, Ransomware
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Insurers and Climate Change
While more U.S. insurers are improving their disclosure and management of climate risk, most are still giving it minimal attention.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: December 1, 2016
Navigating Workers Compensation Insurance Program Disputes
With increasingly regularity, insurance companies seem, to be pursuing policyholders to recover retrospective premiums under old workers compensation programs.
Author:  Robert M. Horkovich, Pamela Hans and Peter A. Halprin
Date: November 3, 2016
Pollution Risks for Contractors
While the construction industry is seeing a revival, the skilled labor shortage has increased the risk of errors.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: November 1, 2016
Construction Faces Coverage Challenges
Court decisions and form changes are narrowing available coverage in the construction industry.
Author:  Dennis J. Artese and Allen R. Wolff
Date: November 1, 2016
Examining New Changes to English Insurance Law
Risk managers on this side of the Atlantic should take careful note of new changes to Insurance law in the United Kingdom.
Author:  Peter A. Halprin
Date: October 12, 2016
Category: Global, Insurance, Legal
Keywords: insurance, Insurance Law, United Kingdom
Type: Article
Members Only? No
2016 RIMS Cyber Survey
The second annual RIMS Cyber Survey allows practitioners to benchmark the management of cyber exposures. Survey questions review the transfer of cyber exposures, cyber insurance policies, organizations’ and risk professionals’ cyber coverage spend, as well as their opinion on government involvement
Author:  RIMS
Date: October 10, 2016
Webcast: How to Boost Company Valuation with the RIMS Risk Maturity Model for ERM
Learn how to improve your organization's ERM program using the RIMS Risk Maturity Model (RMM). The live webcast will be held on October 6, 2016 at 1:00 PM ET. The archived webcast will be available to registered attendees.
Author:  RIMS
Date: October 6, 2016
Compliance Officers Under Fire
As new regulations put increased focus on individual accountability, more chief compliance officers are questioning their careers.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: October 3, 2016
Securing Coverage for Cyberattacks
Risk professionals must closely review their first-party coverage for business income losses.
Author:  Brad Murlick and Joshua Gold
Date: October 3, 2016
Category: Cyber Risk, Insurance
Keywords: Hacking, Cyberrisk, Cyberattack, insurance
Type: Article
Members Only? No
10 Ways to Mess Up Your Insurance Recovery
These common missteps can make the claim process go south.
Author:  John Tanner
Date: October 3, 2016
Fundamentals of Insurance
This online course is designed for the participant to acquire a solid understanding of property and casualty insurance as a key risk financing tool. The online course will cover insurable risks, the insurance transaction, liability concepts, standard property and casualty insurance policies, and bes
Author:  RIMS
Date: September 22, 2016
Category: Insurance, Risk Management (General)
Keywords: insurance, loss, Risk, Liability
Type: Online Course
Members Only? No
Risk Management Techniques
Junior level risk professionals and those who support the risk management process have an exciting new opportunity to focus on the basics of traditional risk management and position themselves to support broader goals of enterprise risk management and strategic decision-making within their organizat
Author:  RIMS
Date: September 22, 2016
Risk Analysis Forecasting Tools
As claim and exposure data becomes more available, the challenge is knowing how to correctly use and interpret these resources. This online course will help you identify methods essential for cutting claims costs and improving risk financing.
Author:  RIMS
Date: September 22, 2016
Webcast: Doing Business in China
This comprehensive webinar will look at how a risk manager can contribute to corporate investment strategies, provide methods to measure risks in China, and how to prioritize the top risks.
Author:  RIMS
Date: September 14, 2016
Category: Global, Insurance, Strategic Risk Management (SRM)
Keywords: China, Supply Chain, Strategy
Type: Webcast
Members Only? No
Risk Management's Role in Mergers & Acquisitions
Risk practitioners' role in an M&A extends beyond uncovering financial savings. This report reviews the importance of understanding the strategy behind the deal, developing and maintaining productive relationships with stakeholders, effective processes for exchanging information and red flags.
Author:  Josh Salter
Date: September 12, 2016
The Value of Interdepartmental Communication
When it comes to a business’ risk management function, communication within the organization is essential.
Author:  Joshua Gold
Date: September 12, 2016
FAA Clears Drones for Takeoff
As the FAA releases rules for safe drone operation, how will the range of insurance options evolve?
Author:  Dennis M. Cusack
Date: September 1, 2016
Buyers Uncertain About Cyber Insurance Payouts
Many companies that have purchased cyber insurance remain unsure whether the policy will payout for social engineering.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: September 1, 2016