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Oct. 29, 2013


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Proper holiday decor in the workplace
By Jessica Taylor
With the fall and winter holidays quickly approaching, many offices are bringing out their decorations to lift spirits for the seasons. It's also the time for the annual argument of what's appropriate, if anything. Problems generally arise when there are differing opinions of what’s suitable and whose holiday should be celebrated. Since Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination based on religion, national origin, race, color or sex, it's important to know about all of the holidays that are surrounding us in the next couple of months.
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Morgan Stanley passes Goldman Sachs in risk management
Fox Business
Morgan Stanley has quietly surpassed its archrival Goldman Sachs in a key measurement of how the firms manage risk, raising questions about whether Goldman's business model needs to change in order to reflect the current regulatory environment. For the first time since the financial crisis of 2008, the cost of buying a so-called credit default swap, or insurance policy on Morgan Stanley's debt, has fallen below that of Goldman Sachs.
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Asset classification can help insurers manage portfolio risk
Forbes
Asset management is a key contributor to insurers' economic returns. As we have seen in recent years, however, it is also an increasingly complicated area in a challenging and turbulent business environment. Insurers face considerable pressure to ensure the sustainability and profitability of their investments while complying fully with new regulations.
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Picking your next CEO
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CEO turnover is one of the most disruptive events in a company's life cycle. A change at the top is accompanied by a significant measure of risk.

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Social media log on and enterprise risk management at odds
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The irresistible force of social media is colliding with the immovable object of enterprise risk management, and organizations need to take steps to ensure that social identities reach business grade.

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The top 10 workplace trends for 2014
Chicago Tribune
The economy is showing no signs of getting better and now with Obamacare next year, there are going to be some major changes. 2014 will be a slow period, where a lot of major workplace issues will surface and executives will be scrambling. As more boomers retire and more people work from home, the idea of "work" will start to change. Hiring processes are going to start to shift as more recruiters rely on the Internet and the word "reputation" will become even more important to professionals and companies alike.
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OSHA releases new resources to better protect workers from hazardous chemicals
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Each year in the United States, tens of thousands of workers are made sick or die from occupational exposures to the thousands of hazardous chemicals that are used in workplaces every day. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently launched two new Web resources to assist companies with keeping their workers safe.
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Solvency II driving life reinsurance but not life ILS — yet
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According to the results of a survey recently released, more life insurance companies are buying reinsurance protection, with Solvency II suspected a key driver of sales, but it has not yet resulted in increased issuance of life insurance-linked securities or mortality catastrophe bonds.
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The risks of big data for companies
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Big data. It's the latest IT buzzword, and it isn't hard to see why. The ability to parse more information, faster and deeper, is allowing companies, governments, researchers and others to understand the world in a way they could only dream about before. It's also true that in our rush to embrace the possibilities of big data, we may be overlooking the challenges that big data poses — including the way companies interpret the information, manage the politics of data and find the necessary talent to make sense of the flood of new information.
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Sustainability and systemic risk: What's the SEC's role?
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This much is clear: The financial crisis of 2008 was largely caused by willful and widespread ignorance of systemic financial risk. Recognition of that failure is one factor that led to the development of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, which aims to develop standards for the disclosure of "material" sustainability issues to investors in public U.S. companies, in 2012.
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