RIMS News

RIMS 2016: Star Trek Tools, Workers Comp’s Future Help Draw Biggest Crowd in 13 Years

Workers’ compensation, geopolitical risks, recalls, disaster response, the captive industry and cyber security were among the topics of sessions held throughout the final day of the annual RIMS conference for risk management and insurance professionals in San Diego, Calif. The …

RIMS 2016: Employee vs. Contractor Debate to Become Even Hotter

The employee vs. contractor debate has the potential to have a major impact on the insurance industry, according to a pair of experts speaking on the topic on Monday in San Diego, Calif. It’s estimated there are 10 million independent …

North Carolina’s Appalachian State Wins 2015 RIMS Risk Management Challenge

Appalachian State University’s risk management student team has been named the winner of the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge.  The announcement was made at the RIMS 2015 Conference & Exhibition Finale, by RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth. Established in 1979 to …

Roberts Takes Helm as RIMS President for 2015

Rick Roberts of Ensign-Bickford Industries assumed the presidency of the risk management organization RIMS for the 2015 term on Jan. 1. Roberts is the director of Risk Management and Employee Benefits for Ensign-Bickford Industries Inc. He has been a member …

Humana’s Shaw Chosen 2014 President of RIMS

RIMS, the risk management society, reports that Carolyn M. Snow will be president for the 2014 term. Snow is the director of Risk Management for Humana Inc. She has been a member of RIMS for 14 years and has been …

Risk Managers: Loss of TRIA Would Limit, Possibly End, Terrorism Coverage

A majority of risk professionals believe expiration of the federal terrorism reinsurance program would result in a decrease of affordable terrorism coverage or, even, the total elimination of the coverage, according to a poll by the Risk and Insurance Management …

RIMS Wraps Up In Los Angeles, CRO Pay on Rise

It appears the chief risk faced by those in charge of risk programs are sky high taxes. According to a survey by the Risk and Insurance Management Society, which wrapped up a four-day conference in Los Angeles with an announcement …

Terrorism Risk, Flood Insurance and Green Building Hot Topics for Risk Managers: RIMS

Renewal of the Terrorism and Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) was a much talked about topic at the annual Risk and Insurance Management Society conference on Tuesday, a four-day conference in Los Angeles, Calif., that includes panels focused on a variety …

RIMS in Southern California Touts Risks

Risk managers will play a greater role in strategic planning in the near future, according to a report issued on Monday. That was among the plethora of risk related information delivered at the annual Risk and Insurance Management Society conference …

‘Big One’ Looms in Minds of Experts Before California ShakeOut

A day before more than 9 million people in California took part in a massive nationwide earthquake drill on Thursday, U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Lucy Jones stood in a room full of risk professionals in the San Fernando Valley and …