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RIMS 2009 Orlando

RIMS 2009 Wrap-Up

by Emily Holbrook on April 24, 2009 · 0 comments

Yesterday marked the conclusion of the 2009 RIMS Conference & Exhibition, where the entire risk management and insurance industry gathered in Orlando to challenge its risk I.Q. From charitable work at the Give Kids the World Village and inspiring keynote speeches to the massive Exhibit hall and the extravagant evening receptions, RIMS 2009 provided guests [...]

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On Monday at RIMS 2009, Hiscox unveiled its new study “Data Privacy and Corporate America: Who’s Recognizing the Risk.” So I sat down earlier today with one of the report’s authors Jim Whetstone, who is the company’s senior VP of technology E&O. The chief finding is that 38% of Fortune 500 companies surveyed do not explicitly [...]

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With so much ink having been spilled over AIG in recent weeks, it seemed a particularly forward-thinking move for AIU to host a session today entitled “Evaluating Carrier Security Through Financial Crisis.” After all, the insurance wing of AIG is not the part of the company that caused all of the trouble with credit default [...]

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Lost productivity costs employers $197 billion a year, according to the U.S. Government. One of the major reasons for lost productivity is drugs in the workplace. Drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace is also a constant threat to company liability and workers comp costs. Darryl Hammann, director of disability and absence services for Sedgwick Claims [...]

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