RIMS Executive Report: 2019 Enterprise Risk Management Benchmark Survey: South Africa
A collaborative effort between RIMS, and IRMSA, The Institute of Risk Management South Africa, the Executive Report highlights the maturity of ERM programs in the country, the value proposition of such programs, acceptance, reporting, as well as opportunities for ERM programs to have an even greater impact on operations and strategy
Author: The Risk and Insurance Management Society
Date: July 31, 2019
RIMS Professional Report: Active Shooter Preparedness for Your Organization
RIMS new professional report “Active Shooter Preparedness for Your Organization" highlights opportunities for risk professional sand their organizations to identify warning signs of potential attacks, best practices in communication and pre-event training, as well as strategies to implement a coordinated effort that minimizes injuries, property damage and uncertainties.
Author: Justin Smulison
Date: March 5, 2019
RIMS Professional Report: The Risk Management Implications of Conflicting Federal and State Cannabis Laws
RIMS new professional report “The Risk Management Implications of Conflicting Federal and State Cannabis Laws" provides a brief description of the current cannabis laws in the United States and specifically highlights issues that businesses in marijuana industries, landlords, and landowners must be aware of.
Author: RIMS External Affairs Committee.
Date: February 7, 2019
RIMS Professional Report: A Guide to Cyber Insurance
RIMS new professional report “A Guide to Cyber Insurance” offers risk professionals best practices for assessing the organization’s need for cyber insurance, as well as tips for completing the application and procurement processes. Additionally, with examples, the report explores cyber breach management and cyber litigation strategies.
Author: Co-edited by Katherine J. Henry and Brendan W. Hogan from the law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. Their fellow colleagues Dylan C. Black, A. Kate Margolis, G. Benjamin Milam and Emily M. Ruzic co-authored the report.
Date: August 14, 2018
Communication with the C-Suite and Board
The RIMS report emphasizes enterprise risk management’s (ERM) ability to steer risk professionals through the challenging task of determining what information should be presented to decision-makers and how it should be communicated.
Author: Julie Cain and David J. Young
Date: August 8, 2018
Enterprise Risk Management's Wake Up Call: 10 Years After
This RIMS report chronicles the diffusion and evolution of enterprise risk management (ERM), identifies new challenges for risk professionals to deliver solutions that create and protect value, and offers recommendations for integrating ERM in today's sophisticated business environment.
Author: Carol Fox
Date: June 14, 2018
Weathering the Storm: Ensuring Business Resilience for Natural Disasters
This white paper helps readers gain a clearer view of the business risks caused by natural hazards and the routes your business may take to face the challenge.
Author: Global Risk Consultants
Date: May 1, 2018
Ties that Bind: Business Continuity Management, Resilience and Geopolitical Risk
The report highlights the value of a proactive business continuity management system and its ability to support risk management professionals' capacity to address emerging risks including geopolitical risks.
Author: Elsa Goutveniger
Date: December 5, 2017
An Evolving Model for Board Risk Governance: Revisited
Five years since the original RIMS Executive Report, this revised version looks at the 30 companies that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial average and examines trends in risk governance and how those organizations are now advising their investors about the board's involvement in risk oversight and key actions to enhance enterprise-wide risk management governance.
Author: John Bugalla, Kristina Narvaez
Date: October 26, 2017
RIMS Report: Terrorism Insurance: Understanding the Boundaries of Coverage for a Risk Without Borders
This professional report outlines insurance options and risk management solutions to better prepare organizations for the impact of a terrorist attack, as well as insight on negotiating coverage.
Author: Michah Skidmore
Date: October 10, 2017
RIMS Report: A Common Knowledge: Aligning Third-Party Contracts with Insurance Policies
This professional report defines key insurance terms that should be understood by contract reviewers, as well as common contract clauses that impact the validity of both the contract and insurance policies. Among the topics reviewed in the report are indemnification clauses, waivers of subrogation, excess and umbrella coverage, among others.
Author: Brenda Tappen
Date: September 28, 2017
The Top 8 Legal Developments You Need to Know About In 2017
Recognizing the impact legal development can have on an organization's insurance program, RIMS' new Professional Report "The Top 8 Legal Development You Need to Know About in 2017" explores key insurance-related decisions in the United States.
Author: Mark J. Plummer, Xandra Bernardo, Patrick Walker
Date: September 20, 2017
2017 RIMS Cyber Survey
Cyber risks remain a top priority for risk management professionals around the world. The survey explores the value and effectiveness of cyber insurance, featuring insight from 288 practitioners from a wide-range of industries.
Date: August 24, 2017
Cyber Protection: What to do Before and After a Cyber Incident
RIMS new Professional Report, "Cyber Protection: What to Do Before and After a Cyber Incident" walks risk professionals through the precautionary steps and post-incident responses critical effectively managing a data breach. The report highlights the importance of understanding business strategy and susceptible assets, employee training, cyber insurance, and developing collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners.
Author: RIMS External Affairs Cyber Security Task Force
Date: June 28, 2017
Creating a Safety Culture: Moving from Policies to Habits
RIMS new White Paper, Creating a Safety Culture: Moving from Policies to Habits, explores how an organizational culture of safety, where drivers and leadership are invested in success, can be the best complement to monitoring technology.
Date: June 8, 2017
Cyber Insurance: Considerations for Businesses
RIMS new Professional Report, Cyber Insurance: Considerations for Businesses, explores the potential for traditional policies to cover cyber events as well as first-party coverages, third-party coverages, and additional needs. Additionally, the report provides a series of potential cyber insurance nuances that risk professionals must consider.
Author: Teri Cotton Santos
Date: March 23, 2017
A Revolution in Risk Management
RIMS new White Paper, A Revolution in Risk Management, enables risk professionals to learn how real-time big data and machine learning are enabling transformative new capabilities for risk detection, mapping, visibility, and fast response.
Date: March 20, 2017
A Risk Management Guide to Reservation of Rights
RIMS new Professional Report A Risk Manager's Guide to Reservation of Rights guides risk professionals in understanding the potential implications that reservations of rights letters pose.
Author: RIMS Standards and Practices Council
Date: February 9, 2017
Improving Strategic Risk Management Using Macro Risk Analysis
RIMS new Professional Report Improving Strategic Risk Management Using Macro Risk Analysis defines the macro risk analysis process and its ability to help organizations better understand economic trends.
Author: Jim Presmanes
Date: October 25, 2016
Bridging Strategy and Implementation with Strategic Risk Management
RIMS has released a new Executive Report, "Bridging Strategy and Implementation with Strategic Risk Management." The report explores best practices for understanding strategy and enhancing its implementation and performance.
Author: Monica Merrifield
Date: October 24, 2016
2016 RIMS Cyber Survey
The second annual RIMS Cyber Survey allows practitioners to benchmark the management of cyber exposures. Survey questions review the transfer of cyber exposures, cyber insurance policies, organizations’ and risk professionals’ cyber coverage spend, as well as their opinion on government involvement.
Author: Josh Salter
Date: October 10, 2016
Risk Management's Role in Mergers & Acquisitions
Risk practitioners' role in an M&A extends beyond uncovering financial savings. This report reviews the importance of understanding the strategy behind the deal, developing and maintaining productive relationships with stakeholders, effective processes for exchanging information and red flags.