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ACE Releases Advisory on Managing Real Estate Liability Risks

A new advisory examining core risk management concerns for commercial real estate property owners and managers was released by ACE Group last week. The advisory, “Managing Real Estate Liability Risks in a Changed Market,” authored by Joseph Fobert, senior vice …

CPCU Society Hosts Social Media Chat Series in July

The CPCU Society will host a Social Media Chat Series this month. Highlighting risk management and insurance industry topics, series sessions will complement sessions scheduled for the 2014 CPCU Society Annual Meeting, which will take place September 20 through 23 …

Swiss Re Risk Officer Says Uninsured Disaster Losses Are Growing

Natural catastrophes are growing more costly and uninsured losses are increasing, according to David Cole, chief risk officer of Swiss Re Ltd. “When they happen, they are more severe,” he said today at a presentation in Zurich. More losses occur …

Survey Reveals Directors’ Top Risk Management Concerns

The threat of regulatory investigations and inquiries, criminal penalties, along with anti-corruption legislation, are among the top concerns for directors and officers according to a new survey conducted by Willis Group Holdings, the global risk adviser and insurance broker, and …

Sentry Insurance Launches Mobile Claims Risk Management Application

Sentry Insurance, a national  mutual insurance company, released a mobile version of its risk management solution at the 2013 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles. Sentry Insight Mobile provides an improved, customer-focused way for businesses to receive claims …

Kaplan University Announces New Insurance BA Degree

Kaplan University announced that its School of Business has added three new specialty areas within the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program—risk management & insurance, real estate, and wealth management. Kaplan University seeks to prepare students to meet …

In2vate Named Roger Duffield President

On November 6, 2012, in2vate, a risk management company, named Roger Duffield CPCU, ARM, president. Prior to joining the company, Duffield was the director of claims and risk services at Christian Brothers Services, a long-time in2vate client that has administered …

The Griffith Foundation Educates 279 Teachers

The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation provided insurance education to 279 teachers through the Insurance Education Institutes. The purpose of the program is to enable junior high and high school teachers to become more effective in teaching risk management and insurance. …

Government, Industry Can Better Manage Risks of Rare Catastrophic Events

A Stanford University engineer and risk management expert has analyzed the phenomenon of government and industry waiting for rare catastrophes to happen before taking risk management steps. She concluded that a different approach to these events would go far towards …

Risk Management Changes Since Famed 1938 Skyball Catch

In 1938, Schaumberg, Ill.-based Zurich North America wrote public liability coverage for the record-setting “Skyball Catch” –where five professional baseball players attempted to catch a ball tossed from the top of a 708-foot tower (two were successful) –risk management has …