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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.

RISK News

  • Across the Caribbean, Florida, and up the Eastern seaboard to Atlantic Canada, communities are facing devastation from a recent—and ongoing—spate of mid-season hurricanes. After making landfall in Western Florida yesterday as a Category 4 hurricane, Hurricane Ian has been cutting Continue reading
  • Cybersecurity should be a top priority for organizations today, especially as employees continue to work remotely without business-grade protections. In the age of COVID-19, businesses are more vulnerable than ever. Whether it is phishing scams or malware, hackers are constantly Continue reading
  • Last week, a severe thunderstorm unleashed massive hailstones in Alberta, Canada, damaging dozens of cars and unleashing potentially record-breaking hailstones the size of grapefruits. While the stones were notable, the storm was less of a rarity—indeed, hail is becoming increasingly Continue reading
  • Two and a half years since COVID-19 emerged and set off a sea change in how we work and live worldwide, business leaders continue to grapple with the challenges it has created for the global supply chain. Extraordinary congestion at 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