Hammer Down the Nail
A recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule is yet another regulatory mandate that has been put in place to thwart another financial disaster by encouraging improved corporate risk management practices.
Facing the Facebook Phenom
I recently moved to a new sky-high condo--a superb corner unit with floor-to-ceiling windows spanning its full perimeter. It has fantastic views of the wonders Toronto has to offer.
Swallowing the Cow
There was an old woman who swallowed a cow ... She swallowed the cow to catch the goat. She swallowed the goat to catch the dog.
Ever notice how things happen in threes? These past weeks, I have been enjoying wonderful patio conversations with old and new friends.
It never seems to fail--the language war I too often come face to face with when it comes to risk management terminology.
From Fear to Faith
Remember the last time you wrote an exam? You studied hard, you absorbed all the required information and yet you still suffer those horrible butterflies.
To Catch a Thief
To Catch a Thief | Risk & Insurance |
I remember it was a Wednesday at noon on a frigid Canadian winter day.
Eyes Bigger Than Stomachs?
Eyes Bigger Than Stomachs? | Risk & Insurance |
Ah, the joys of tax season--I actually had to look at my RRSP, the 401(k) equivalent in Canada. I have been avoiding it for quite some time.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Planet
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Planet | Risk & Insurance |
In the early nineties, I found myself second-in-command at the Environmental Management Training Centre in Poland.
A Back-Breaking Greenback?
A Back-Breaking Greenback? | Risk & Insurance |
It is a beautiful sunny afternoon in early March in San Diego as I write this column. The world's economic predicament seems to change daily, so I feel obligated to mark the date when I write.
Black Swan or Ostrich?
Black Swan or Ostrich? | Risk & Insurance |
I confess--I love cliches. I gain deep satisfaction in using them especially at choice moments. They have such power and the English language is full of them.
The BASH Crash HeROes
The BASH Crash HeROes | Risk & Insurance |
On Jan. 15, at 3:24 p.m., US Air flight 1549 took air leaving New York's LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte, N.C.