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Risk management: Strong governance means solid foundation
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Successful organizational risk management is not accomplished in a vacuum. Without the benefit of executive support, success is fleeting and inconsistent. Without clear message, risk management programs flounder. Without shared vision and strategic priorities which align with corporate mission and goals, risk management programs fail without exception. More



Keep your meeting attendees healthy, safe and secure
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Preparing to send employees to far off and unfamiliar lands for a meeting or event? All companies and associations have a Duty of Care — a moral and legal obligation to protect their employees and meeting attendees from risks and threats. When employees travel internationally, fulfilling this often-unknown obligation can be quite complex. More

Lost in translation
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For employers, having a clear and comprehensive anti-sexual harassment policy is necessary. As a recent Colorado district court ruling illustrates, a company's failure to make such policies readily available in more than one language can have legal repercussions. More

Hurricane Sandy shows why businesses need reliable backup power
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There are a lot of things that go into an effective business continuity plan that will keep you operational in the midst of a major natural disaster. But the most basic factor is a reliable electric power supply. More



How to maximize indemnity clauses — an important risk management tool
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Indemnity clauses are included in contracts to provide a means by which the contracting parties can shift the responsibility of risk. "Indemnity clauses can expand, limit or even eliminate the obligations of one party to another with regard to property damage, personal injury and contractual obligations," says Paula Devaney, director, Claims Services, at ECBM. "Indemnity clauses are drafted in order to establish the terms and conditions upon which one party can shift risk associated with the performance of the contract." More

Protecting your company's online bank account from fraud
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Quick. Easy. Efficient. Who doesn't love online banking? Beware, though, of the danger: Hackers can access your account, drain your funds and threaten the survival of your business. And the risk is growing. Cyber-attacks increased by 24 percent in the first half of 2012 over the same period in 2011, according to a new report from security firm Symantec. Reason? "Any time that the economy goes down, white-collar crime goes up," says Bill McDermott, chief executive officer of Atlanta-based McDermott Financial Solutions. "We're seeing an increase in corporate account takeovers. It's a huge problem." More

Thinking ahead: The ins and outs of business insurance
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Business insurance exists for one reason: to protect your business from essentially two categories of threat — those arising from people in our litigious society where anyone who owns a business can be considered a deep pocket target, and where damage caused by your business's product or advice is actionable; and to protect against Mother Nature and all her occasionally devastating glory. More


 

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