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Articles from Risk & Insurance (April 15, 2008)

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An inside job: the Vermont Captive Insurance Division made big news with its promotion of David Provost, Here's the inside scoop on why he was picked. Brodsky, Matthew 391
Breached: outsourcing and global sourcing has meant greater corporate exposure to breaches in the supply chain, but leading risk managers are stepping up to the challenge. Enslow, Beth Cover story 2798
Carrying I.U.'s risk management tune: string bass ace Larry Stephens found there wasn't much romance in driving trucks and left ... to become an insurance adjuster and finally a risk management director. Gurevitz, Susan 1693
Claims upgrades? Execs doze on it: attention to claims technology ranks low for 2008, as the soft market pushes executives to concentrate on pricing and underwriting but interest remains among midsize carriers. Starner, Tom 1769
Coexisting by necessity: underwriters are here to stay, and so is automated underwriting which has made the lives of some more difficult, but the lives of many others a lot easier. Thus it has been for decades; and thus it is likely to remain. Tuohy, Cyril 1413
Cracking the toughest of risks: they're the six toughest risks to underwrite, for now, anyway, and an integrated international economy is making them more so. Reynolds, Dan; Gazica, Erin 2505
Don't take buyers for granted. Tuckey, Steve 651
Driving to ruin. Crombie, Roger 620
Eliminating the weakest links. Krauss, Aaron 592
Enter The Matrix ... call it growth, call it cooperation, but the risk management community has formalized yet another process for growing up. Risk managers are about to find out just how good they are ... or if they're not good enough. Reynolds, Dan 1417
Experts: traditional D&O policies ill-suited for big drug makers: underwriters looking to cover pharmaceutical. companies may want to pop a Tylenol or two as they wake up to the sobering fact that their policies just aren't adequate any longer to cover Big Pharma. Tuohy, Cyril 499
Former Willis SVP arrested. 102
India and China: huge but tough markets: two of the world's largest insurance markets are also two of the hardest to master. Tuohy, Cyril 283
Industry risk report hospitality. 1466
Joining the rescue: collaboration between the public and private sectors during an emergency can save money and lives. Rousmaniere, Peter 1919
Live RIMS coverage. 96
Mulling over Spitzer's legacy. Rousmaniere, Peter 566
Of circular frequencies. Vance, Beaumont 610
Parsing, profits: have insurers finally cracked the code for making money on insurance alone? And does it matter? Tuckey, Steve 2603
Regulator-go-round. Brodsky, Matthew 271
Report: D&O financial services pricing up 18 percent in fourth quarter of 2007: mortgage market and subprime collapse blamed for price spike. Reynolds, Dan 564
Reprogramming an enterprise: the number of universities offering education in risk management is increasing, but so are the demands being placed on their graduates. Yovovich, B.G. 2448
Revisiting the U.S. market: a handful of newer North American operations chiefs of European insurers and reinsurers are maintaining a wary eye on underwriting risks in the United States, even as they admit that the risks here are unlike any other in the world. Roberts, Jack Company overview 1880
Risky business: as global supply-chain management becomes more important to overall corporate strategy, companies should be wary of how they tackle these top five risks--it could mean the difference between smooth sailing and going down with the ship. Stoffel, Bob Cover story 2131
Running workers' compensation utilization reviews: there is significant evidence that the increases in workers' comp medical costs are being driven by medical utilization rather than price. Bowling, Maddy 1158
Spitzer, client no. 9: good riddance: former N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer ceased to serve the industry or any other except the one that ended his career. Reynolds, Dan 611
Spitzer, client no. 9: our monumental loss: in former N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer, insurance buyers lost the best friend they ever had. Tuohy, Cyril 639
The aftermath of catastrophe. 165
The calm after the storm: former Marsh CEO Brian Storms finally speaks--about his new job and the stress he's left behind. Roberts, Jack 797
The global gap is spreading: taking products, services and employees abroad exposes companies to risks not likely to be covered by domestic insurance. Farber, Jon 1472
The main ingredients: keen analytical skills are at the heart of any underwriting success today just as they were in 1653 Introverted numbers nerds need not apply, however. Tuckey, Steve 1946
The taste of risk: the restaurant industry is expanding globally, and risk managers are front and center in the process of determining the new exposures on this expanded frontier of their brand empires. Brodsky, Matthew 2149
Underwriting undertraining? In cutting back on the education of its next generation of underwriters, has the insurance industry, as critics claim, made life more difficult for itself? Tuckey, Steve 1656
Upcoming events. Calendar 185
Worth repeating. 202

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