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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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Third-Party Risks Spark Corruption Concerns
As third-party and M&A activities rise, gaps in anti-corruption measures are increasingly clear.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: May 4, 2016
Why Go Global?
For organizations wishing to grow into other areas of the world, knowing why can be a key factor in success.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Global
Keywords: Mergers and Acquisitions, Thomson Reuters
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Assessing Payment Card Breaches
Organizations need to take steps to avoid costly penalties arising from PCI breaches.
Author:  Eduard Goodman
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Cyber Risk
Keywords: Credit Card, data breach, Data Protection, Payment Card Industry
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Prescription for Pot
The legalization of medical marijuana in a growing number of states has raised questions about workers compensation coverage.
Author:  Kevin Glennon
Date: May 4, 2016
Take Me Out to the Workplace
When taking your kid to work goes bad.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: May 4, 2016
Reducing Exposure to Patent Trolls
Lawsuits from non-practicing entities cost companies billions of dollars every year.
Author:  Paul Scola
Date: May 4, 2016
As Regulations Change, Risks Stay the Same
Board members and top-level executives continue to be most concerned about regulatory risk.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Emerging Risks, Risk Management (General)
Keywords: Cyber, Regulatory Risk, Board
Type: Article
Members Only? No
The Board’s Cybersecurity Responsibility
Courts have found that board directors have a fiduciary duty to protect sensitive data.
Author:  James M. Westerlind
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Cyber Risk, Legal
Keywords: Palkon, cyber risk, Wyndham, NIST, Board
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Reviewing Your Insurance Coverage in Advance of Hurricane Season
With weather patterns and storm severity growing less predictable, a comprehensive disaster recovery plan—including reliable insurance protection—is a vital risk management task for any business.
Author:  Joshua Gold
Date: May 4, 2016
Ransomware Attacks Pose Growing Threat
Recent ransomware attacks highlight a rapidly expanding cyberrisk vector.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Cyber Risk
Keywords: Hacking, Cyberattack, cyber risk, Malware, Ransomware
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Addressing Business Interruption Exposures
Having the right business interruption coverage could be the key to surviving a disaster.
Author:  James W. Gow Jr.
Date: May 4, 2016
Controlling Midsize Management Liability
Small and midsize businesses often overlook their management liability exposures.
Author:  Helen R. Savaiano
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Insurance
Keywords: insurance, Liability, Small Business, Moidsize
Type: Article
Members Only? No
The Challenges of Hurricane Forecasting
Year-to-year variability in the tropics and the combination, El Nino and other climate factors complicate hurricane forecasting for the 2016 season.
Author:  James Waller
Date: May 4, 2016
Liar for Hire
Researchers found that 70% of resumes contain some sort of inaccuracy.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Risk Management (General)
Keywords: Resumes; Workplace; Hiring Practices; Human Resources
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Tracking the Zika Pandemic
As the Zika virus outbreak spreads around the world, businesses must assess the risks and develop plans to keep their employees safe.
Author:  Lori Widmer
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Business Interruption, Global
Keywords: Zika, Travel, Workplace Saftey, Pandemic
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Stormy Seas
As hurricane season approaches, the shipping industry must take steps to protect its operations and the rest of the supply chain.
Author:  Peregrine Storrs-Fox
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Business Interruption
Keywords: Shipping, Severe Weather, Hurricane, Transportation
Type: Article
Members Only? No
The Rise of Economic Nationalism
With developing nations pushing to reappropriate local assets, businesses face an increasingly unstable international investment climate.
Author:  Dante Disparte, Daniel Wagner
Date: May 4, 2016
Category: General Management, Global
Keywords: Papua New Guinea, Economic Nationalism, Expropriation
Type: Article
Members Only? No
The Crisis Vulnerability Gap
While board members believe their companies would respond effectively to a crisis, fewer than half have playbooks for likely scenarios.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: April 21, 2016
Scanning the Risk Horizon: Industry Veterans Discuss Strategic Planning
Four industry veterans discuss how risk management contributes to their company’s strategic planning process.
Author:  Russ Banham
Date: April 21, 2016
Tapping Into Environmental Coverage
Companies often overlook existing insurance policies that cover environmental liability claims.
Author:  Robert M. Horkovich
Date: April 21, 2016
Category: Insurance, Legal
Keywords: Environment; CGL; Insurance; Directors and Officers
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Why Immigration Matters for Business
As nationwide debate heats up over immigration, businesses are forced to operate in an increasingly uncertain regulatory environment.
Author:  Lori Widmer
Date: April 21, 2016
Category: Global, Legislative
Keywords: Immigration; California; Workforce; H1B
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Best Practices for Workers Compensation Subrogation
In many states, it is the employer’s right to recover their costs when a third party is responsible for an employee being injured in the course and scope of their employment.
Author:  Staci Van Der Snick-Novack
Date: April 21, 2016
Q&A: All in a Day’s Work
Julie Pemberton, RIMS’ 2016 president, discusses ERM implementation and goals for her term.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: April 21, 2016
Cyber Ignorance Is Not Bliss
More than 40% of executives are either unsure whether their companies have formal cybersecurity protocols in place or do not understand them.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: April 21, 2016
Category: Cyber Risk
Keywords: Cyber Risk; BAE Systems; Cybersecurity
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Building an International Claims Strategy
With careful advance planning, risk managers can ensure the timely resolution of complex international property claims.
Author:  Carlos R. Moran, John Dempsey
Date: April 21, 2016
Category: Claims, Global, Insurance
Keywords: Claims; International; Catastrophe; Insurance
Type: Article
Members Only? No
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