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As part of its ongoing Professional Development initiative, RIMS, the Risk Management Society™, will present the following educational offerings in the month of September:


WEBCAST: D&O INSURANCE AROUND THE WORLD: Understanding International Implications

September 11, 2014 | Available On Demand: September 15, 2014

With the effects of the financial crises waning, the exposure facing the foreign subsidiary boards of U.S. parent companies is changing.  This webinar will explore how the risk profile and exposure for D&Os outside the U.S. has changed since 2007; what a risk manager must consider during the due diligence process; what to expect going forward; and what various insurance solutions are available or on the horizon.

Instructors: Brian Botkin is the Executive Vice President and Head of Multinational Placements for AIG Financial Lines; Lee Lindsay is a Managing Director with Aon Financial Services Group; and Nate D. Mckitterick has 20 years of experience resolving insurance indemnification and management liability issues for corporations and individual executives.



September 18 – 19, 2014

Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown

More than ever, it's critical that you protect your organization from cyber risks, financial loss, regulatory penalties and reputational damage from data loss. This workshop will enable you to understand the trends, threats and regulations and acquire the tools necessary to protect your organizations’ most valuable information assets.  Communication between risk management, IT and other stakeholders is an essential part of implementing a plan to prevent and respond to data breaches. The workshop will provide a global perspective and includes relevant material covering US, Canadian and International perspectives.

Instructor: Lisa J. Berry-Tayman, J.D., CIPP/US is an expert information governance, compliance, privacy and e-discovery advisor.


September 22 – 23, 2014

The Pyramid Club - Philadelphia

This workshop is designed to help risk professionals determine the best risk assessment methods suitable for their organization and apply them accordingly within their organization's risk management framework. The workshop will also review exercises to help participants apply key and common risk assessment methods.

Instructor: Jan Mattingly, BA, CRM, CIP, ABCP is the President of Risk Results Consulting.


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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 10,000 risk practitioners who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information about the Society’s world-leading risk management content, networking, professional development and certification opportunities, visit

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For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or



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