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Beyond insurance: Protecting business and personal assets
By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA, and Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM
Physicians, medical practices and health care entities are unfortunately all high-visibility lawsuit targets. Many think insurance is the only viable protection tool to shield their practices, businesses and themselves from such litigation risks. However, as we will explore in the following article, insurance policies have their limitations and drawbacks. Moreover, there are other techniques that can be explored to shield and build wealth and often save taxes.
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Executives need more resources, education to implement risk management
Inside Counsel
Risk management is not just about compliance. It's also about reducing costs and, more and more, is becoming a function of adding value to an organization. But many business executives lack the resources and skills to implement enterprise fraud and misuse management in their organization, despite the competitive advantage that a fraud risk management program can provide.
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Social media is moving up the risk register ... managers should be worried
Fourth Source
Social media is here to stay with some analysts predicting that by 2016 as many as 40 percent of enterprises will utilize social media as a customer service channel. So why should this worry risk managers? Surely social media is the responsibility of the marketing department and aren't there policies and procedures in place to prevent anything from going wrong? Think again.
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Here's what a wage-and-hour lawsuit will cost you
HR Morning
The good news? FLSA claims are down in 2013. The bad news? They're still as expensive as anything to deal with. On average, employers paid a whopping $4.5 million to settle a wage-and-hour case in 2013. That's according to new research from NERA Economic Consulting's Trends in Wage Hour Settlements study.
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Tradewynd Re 2013-2 brings more diverse risk to cat bond market for AIG
Artemis
American International Group is seeking to add to its catastrophe bond sourced reinsurance protection through the launch of a second Tradewynd Re cat bond, its sixth cat bond sponsorship in total, with Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-2). The new Tradewynd Re 2013-2 catastrophe bond issuance covers a similarly diverse, and at times unmodelled, set of risks as the Tradewynd Re Ltd. (Series 2013-1) did earlier this year.
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Kimberly-Clark named sector leader for improving deforestation risk in supply chain
PRNewswire via MarketWatch
Kimberly-Clark Corp. has been named an industry leader in CDP's annual report on its efforts to assess and minimize deforestation risks across its global supply chain, earning the top ranking for three of the past four years. "Kimberly-Clark is proud of the efforts we have made to address deforestation risk in our supply chain through an industry-leading fiber-procurement policy, inclusive stakeholder engagement practices and an active risk-management program," said Lisa Morden, senior director of global sustainability for Kimberly-Clark.
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Smart risk management improves returns on multi asset portfolios
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Multi-asset portfolio risk management is difficult, but it is not impossible according to Dr. Laurence Wormald. His group spent years developing multi-asset risk management tools, and he is guardedly optimistic about the future.

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OSHA proposes new rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries
Claims Journal
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued a proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses.

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Some businesses hit hard by flood insurance price hikes
Marco Island Sun Times
The concern for businesses in Southwest Florida, and throughout the nation, is that these higher premiums may affect their ability to open new locations or to remain open in their existing locations.

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Facebook customer service crisis management
Marketing Land
No matter the budget, simply posting content on social media is not enough to make the most of your social media marketing dollar. Many marketers know repeat customers drive the most business, which may explain why 76 percent of local merchants today look to social media to engage existing customers. But what happens when you're publicly engaged by an existing customer on Facebook who doesn't have nice things to say?
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Obesity drives up workers' comp claims
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Obese employees make more workers' comp claims, and they make costlier ones than non-obese employees. That conclusion was drawn by Lockton Companies based on its review of several independent studies on employees with high health risks and workers' comp claims. The Kansas City, Mo., provider of risk management, insurance and employee benefits consulting services cites three studies that, when taken together, paint a troubling picture, especially of the impact overweight workers can have on workers' comp claims.
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US factories rebound, but Europe, China falter
Reuters
U.S. factory output rebounded this month but hiring remained sluggish, while business activity across the euro zone and at China's manufacturers slowed, surveys recently showed. The data underscored the fragile nature of the global recovery and the difficulties still facing the world's biggest economies.
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