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Welcome to the website for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of RIMS! 

Mission Statement

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

Our Events


Announcements

  • Virtual Cocktail Making Session

    Please join your Rocky Mountain RIMS colleagues for a Virtual Cocktail Making Session on Friday, April 23rd at 6:00 pm Mountain Time.

    A Liquid Lab mixologist will be walking participants through this virtual class where you will learn to prepare three cocktails: classic margarita, tequila paloma, and "death by cucumber."

    This session is free for chapter members. However, participants need to provide their own ingredients. View the Drink Menu and Shopping List.

RISK News

  • Regulatory change management (RCM) is one of the most important risk and compliance related domains in 2021, thanks to two key drivers. First, the shift from Republican deregulation to Democratic control and an expected uptick in regulatory requirements. Second, similar Continue reading
  • In two weeks, RIMS LIVE 2021 will officially kick off on April 19 with a keynote from Duncan Wardle. As head of innovation and creativity at Disney, Wardle led the team that helped foster innovation at Imagineering, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar, Continue reading
  • “There are more and more courageous conversations happening in business about gender parity and barriers for women in business,” said Tina Gardiner, manager of risk management services for Regional Municipality of York, Canada, and member of the RIMS board of Continue reading
  • As tomorrows World Backup Day should remind us all, there is one risk mitigation measure every company should have in place and regularly reevaluate: a data backup strategy. A data backup is an archive or copy of a company’s information, 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