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Mission Statement

Advance the Risk Management profession among our members, students and business community through educational programs, professional development resources and networking opportunities.

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Announcements

  • 14th Annual Rocky Mountain RIMS Educational Forum

    The Rocky Mountain Chapter of RIMS is excited to provide a half day of in-person educational and networking opportunities at its 14th Annual Educational Forum. 

    If you are unable to attend in person or feel more comfortable attending remotely, a virtual attendance option is also available for the education sessions. Please join us to learn about current issues in our industry and real-world solutions to your pressing risk management challenges.

    14th Annual Rocky Mountain RIMS Educational Forum
    Jacquard Hotel - Cherry Creek
    Thursday, October 21, 2021

RISK News

  • With the cost of insurance for businesses rising across many types of coverage, staying on top of trends in the claims portfolio is more important than ever. Spotting problem areas and opportunities sooner makes it easier to develop and implement Continue reading
  • On August 25, the Alameda County Superior Court in California declared that Proposition 22 (better known as Prop 22) violated the states constitution, overturning it and potentially putting a portion of the states gig work industry in peril. The controversial Continue reading
  • On Sunday, August 29, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 miles per hour, making it one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the United States. Striking on the same Continue reading
  • LGBTQ+ travelers can face unique challenges when traveling abroad—many countries do not legally recognize same-sex marriage and more than 70 countries consider consensual LGBTQ+ relationships a crime. If an employee travels on business to a country where their sexual orientation or expression of gender Continue reading

Legislative Update

California Consumer Privacy Act
On January 1, 2020, California will implement a sweeping new data privacy law that gives its residents the right to know (1) what "personal information" has been collected about them; (2) with whom it has been shared; (3) how it may be deleted; and (4) how to stop it from being sold. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), is a significant shift in US privacy law and greatly impacts how covered businesses collect, use, store and share the "personal information" of all California residents. Continue reading.

Workers Compensation for Mental Impairment (HB17-1229)

Signed 6/5/17 | Effective 7/1/18
Workers’ Compensation for Mental Impairment will allow a claim for mental impairment benefits in cases with no physical injury even if the source of the trauma is something within the worker’s usual experience in certain situations.  Continue reading.

General Data Protection Regulation
“GDPR”
Effective May 25, 2018
The European Union (EU) adopted the GDPR with the purpose to regulate organization’s management of data with a primary focus on protections of personal information stored and processed by businesses. Continue reading