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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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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
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
The Top Six Legal Developments of 2018
This RIMS Professional Report highlights the most significant legal decisions of the year and explores their relevance to the risk management community. The decisions reviewed include a variety of insurance issues: reservation of rights, rescission, D&O liability and cyber claims.
Author:  Mark J. Plumer, Matthew Jeweler, Mark Stacell
Date: November 2, 2018
A New Recipe for Food Contamination Risk Management
Advancements in technology and insurance can help address foodborne illness and recall crises.
Author:  Simon Oddy
Date: November 2, 2018
RIMScast: A Guide to Cyber Insurance
Katherine Henry and Brendan Hogan of the law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings are the editors of an August 2018 RIMS professional report, A Guide to Cyber Insurance – Building a Program, Procuring Coverage, Managing Claims and Litigating Disputes.
Author:  Justin Smulison
Date: October 17, 2018
RIMScast: Florida Congressman Dennis Ross at the RIMS Legislative Summit Sept 13th, 2018
Florida Congressman Dennis Ross keynoted the RIMS Legislative Summit at the Rayburn House Office Building. He discussed flood risk, cyber security and most notably his support of a full reauthorization of the NFIP. He also took questions from RIMS members.
Author:  Justin Smulison
Date: October 17, 2018
Blending Innovation into Safety and Risk Management
TCOR scores are down, on average. Again. Why is that the hot topic today for environmental health and safety personnel?
Author:  KPA
Date: October 17, 2018
Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones
Risk managers and insurers are finding new applications for drone technology.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: October 2, 2018
Notepad: Risk in Review – October
Brazil’s museum fire, deadly floods in India, Nike’s controversial ad, and more.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: October 1, 2018
Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks
Increased wildfire activity in California in 2017 and 2018 has underscored the importance of prevention strategies.
Author:  Bruce Arita
Date: October 1, 2018
Insuring Against GDPR Liability
Will the European Union’s new data protection regulation impact the cyber insurance market?
Author:  Stella Szantova Giordano
Date: October 1, 2018
5 Things to Know About Innovator Liability
A controversial tort theory could expose drug manufacturers to new avenues of liability.
Author:  David L. Ferrera and Michael J. Leard
Date: September 6, 2018
Notepad: Risk in Review – September
CA Wildfires, Japanese Floods, Google Fines and Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits highlight some of the summer's biggest risks.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: September 5, 2018
D&O Events Drastically Underreported
Despite significant concern over liabilities, directors and officers insurance claims are significantly underreported.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: September 5, 2018
A Guide to Cyber Insurance
A reference for risk professionals who are exploring options to manage cyber risks that are uncovered or not addressed by the organization’s existing risk management program. Covered: cyber insurance application process, procurement, cyber claim management, litigation and best practices/examples.
Author:  Dylan Black, A. Kate Margolis, G. Benjamin Milam, Emily M. Ruzic
Date: August 14, 2018
What to Do in Case of an On-Site Injury
Proper procedures for responding to workplace accidents can help companies minimize costs.
Author:  Daniel J. Kingsley
Date: August 3, 2018
The Benefits of Medical Stop Loss Captives
A properly constructed captive program can reduce medical insurance costs.
Author:  Phillip C. Giles
Date: August 3, 2018
A Pandora's Box of Cyberrisks
While 21st century innovations have brought about great advancements in communication and real-time business decision-making, this cutting-edge tech has also created new opportunities for theft.
Author:  Joshua Gold
Date: June 4, 2018
Notepad: Risk in Review – June
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, NRA suing New York, an E. coli outbreak in lettuce, and more.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke and Hilary Tuttle
Date: June 4, 2018



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