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In Good Company

December 1, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

Mark Day, recipient of the Donald M. Stuart Award, sees risk professionals increasingly becoming part of conversations early on.

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One in five risk managers surveyed not sure whether their cyber insurance policy covers data in cloud servers: RIMS

October 11, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Four in five risk managers surveyed said their company has a stand-alone cyber insurance policy, though only three in four reported their policy covers network/business interruption, Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. said in the 2016 RIMS Cyber Survey, released

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ORIMS honours Mark Day with the 2016 Donald M. Stuart Award at RIMS Canada Conference

September 13, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

CALGARY — Mark Day, executive director of risk management and insurance for the Government of Alberta’s Treasury Board and Finance, has had his many years of service and dedication recognized, becoming the latest recipient of the Donald M. Stuart Award.

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Resilience should be a goal of all organizations

September 12, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

CALGARY — Darius Delon, chair of the RIMS Canada Council, had a very simple message for those attending the annual conference in Calgary Monday: every organization can be hit by disaster, so every organization needs to be resilient. Scenario brainstorming,

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RIMS CRMP exam now available online

September 9, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Inc. announced Friday that members interested in attaining the Certified Risk Management Professional (RIMS-CRMP) designation will soon be able to take the exam online. “Eligible practitioners will be able to take the online exam

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Confiscation, expropriation and nationalization “still core” to political risk coverage: RIMS report

August 4, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An organization’s exposure to political risk depends on the independence of the judiciary in the countries in which it operates, and risk managers should not assume that only emerging markets have political risk, Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Inc.

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Strategic Thinking

August 1, 2016 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Risk management is becoming more about strategy and less about buying insurance and managing hazard risk, Julie Pemberton, RIMS president for 2016, says.

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Most companies unprepared for emergence of autonomous vehicles: Munich Re survey

July 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Most companies are unprepared for the emergence of autonomous vehicles (AVs), with 64% of polled risk managers saying that their companies have done nothing to prepare for the emergence of these vehicles in the auto market, according to a Munich

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Risk managers sometimes overlook ‘positive side of risk:’ RIMS report

June 7, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Organizations need to take some risks,  and risk managers need to understand the value of taking such risks, Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. (RIMS) said in a report announced Tuesday. “Usually risk is defined as the possibility of loss

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RIMS executive report outlines steps to successful risk taking

April 12, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

SAN DIEGO – RIMS, the risk management society, issued a new executive report Tuesday that explores how a formal risk appetite and risk tolerance statement “can become a powerful strategic tool for not only managing risk, but also for maintaining

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William McGannon, David Mikulina named to the Risk Management Hall of Fame

April 12, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

SAN DIEGO – William McGannon, a risk management pioneer who had a resounding impact on Canada’s risk management profession, is among the two latest members of the Risk Management Hall of Fame (RMHF). McGannon – long-time employee of NOVA Chemical

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San Diego schools, students beneficiaries of 2016 RIMS Community Service Day

April 10, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

SAN DIEGO – Risk professionals from around the world rolled up their sleeves to use paintbrushes and other tools to provide schools in San Diego – host city of RIMS ’16: Go Beyond – with a facelift as part of