From the monthly archives:

May 2010

I was fortunate enough to attend the W. R. Berkley Corporation’s annual luncheon yesterday at the Red Eye Grill here in Midtown Manhattan. Bill Berkley, chairman and CEO of W.R. Berkley Corp., is known for not only his intelligence and success within the insurance industry, but also for his blunt remarks and honest opinions — [...]

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Understanding the unique risks of oil-producing countries is not easy. From political to economic to security risks, there are many and they are far-reaching. I was lucky enough to participate in a webinar yesterday on this very topic. Leading the presentation was Fareed Mohamedi, partner and head of markets and country strategies for PFC Energy [...]

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Usually the pages of Risk Management and the Risk Management Monitor are full of stories about companies that have done wrong and cost themselves small fortunes in the process. But every so often we come across a story of a company that goes above and beyond the call and reminds us that when it comes [...]

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Now that the financial reform bill, one of the most important bills in history, has passed through Congress, many lawmakers are now focusing on something just as important: the Food Safety Modernization Act. The bill, S.510, aims to “amend the federal food, drug and cosmetic act with respect to the safety of the food supply.” [...]

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