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CertFocus to sponsor the RIMS ERM 2016 Conference at the W Atlanta – Midtown, 188 14th Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30361. October 24-25.

Published on October 20, 2016 by

Vendors and other third parties should be treated with the same level of intense scrutiny as your own in-house risk compliance mandates.

Published on November 17, 2015 by Network World

“With three-in-five companies facing increasing risks, and regulators, boards and shareholders beginning to demand more effective risk management from organizations, it’s critical for management teams to take a closer look at their risk management programs and make them more robust”

Published on September 11, 2015 by

Take a moment and think about this: do you know if your suppliers are protecting your company’s sensitive data as diligently as you would protect it yourself?

Published on June 05, 2015 by

It is all well and good to secure audit rights in a written contract with a third party, but the company has to make sure it executes some audits, otherwise the provision and intent behind it may be suspect.

Published on May 13, 2015 by

"Building support throughout an organization is key to risk management success, risk managers need support from the top"...

Published on May 10, 2015 by

Andrew Blau, managing director of Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Strategic Risk Solutions practice, discusses the benefits of focusing on strategic risks to help organizations identify what could undermine their future business, adapt to new challenges and take advantage of emerging opportunities.

Published on April 06, 2015 by

Being the risk leader or risk voice in an organization can be a challenging job given the fluid nature of perceived risk. Alignment of risk strategies with corporate and finance strategies is essential and provides a stable platform to work from.

Published on March 03, 2015 by Risk & Insurance,

A new study from J.D. Power provides fresh perspective on the performance of large business commercial insurers and brokers, where risk managers are concerned.

Published on February 06, 2015 by

People have been asking the question “what could go wrong” to identify risks. To this should be added the question “what needs to go right.”

Published on February 03, 2015 by CMS WIRE

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Published on January 28, 2015 by PRWeb

Legal departments have long deployed proven methods to identify and thwart organizational risk. Policies, procedures, risk committees, task forces and audits are all tried-and-true approaches to ERM. In recent years, legal departments have expanded their ERM role to encompass the increasing risks associated with their organization’s information and information systems.

Published on January 13, 2015 by

RIMS, the risk management society™, commends Congress and President Barack Obama for their immediate action in early 2015 to authorize a six-year extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA).

Published on January 13, 2015 by

This year, Meissner Jacquet engaged two industry-leading vendors, Yardi Voyager and CertFocus, who will enable the firm to provide their clients with access to powerful data through new proprietary portals and expandable client platforms.

Published on January 06, 2015 by

RIMS, the risk management society™, today announced that Rick Roberts, RF, ALCM, ARM, ARME, CPCU will lead the Society as president for the 2015 term, effective January 1.

Published on January 05, 2015 by

Certificates of insurance remain in the spotlight. During the past several years, the Big “I” has been an advocate for agents and their role in the certificates of insurance (COI) process.

Published on December 18, 2014 by

In the last four years alone, 44 states have enacted legislation, adopted rules or issued clarifying bulletins through their departments of insurance addressing certificates of insurance. All but five states now have laws, regulations or guidance addressing them.

Published on December 15, 2014 by RM MONITOR

J.D. Power and RIMS surveyed over 1,000 risk professionals from large commercial insurance customers to assess key performance indicators (KPIs) and best practices that have the biggest impact on customer satisfaction. Here, Tim Bebout, Commercial Insurance Practice Leader at J.D. Power, talks about the survey and its results.

Published on December 10, 2014 by

Organizations that develop a framework for managing reputational risks are not only better positioned to anticipate and defend against threats, but can also gain a significant competitive advantage and unlock new and valuable opportunities – according to RIMS’ newly released Executive Report

Published on October 24, 2014 by

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