Risk Management


The Compelling Data on Water Damage At Home
When considering the top causes of home damage that might lead to an insurance claim, chances are that water damage isn’t high on your list. Many people would say that other concerns—fire
New York State and City Raise Bar for Employers in Handling Sexual Harassment Allegations
Michael P. Wissa, Schiff Hardin
Both New York State and New York City have recently passed a series of laws that significantly increased the protections against sexual harassment in the workplace. These laws outline additional and
The 5 Questions To Ask Your Controller
Sage Intacct
As the office of the controller becomes ever more strategic—creating higher levels of financial visibility to help drive growth and profitability—the financial organization’s
Natural Disasters: Understanding Exposures and Risks
Over the past several years, the world has experienced an increase in the number of devastating natural disasters, yet according to FEMA more than 60% of Americans lack a household emergency plan. In
Planning Ideas for the Ages: Your 40s-70s
Each decade of life brings unique challenges and opportunities, financial and otherwise. Focusing on each stage from the 40s to the 70s, we highlight the planning issues that may be ripe for your
Hurricane Preparedness: A Basic Checklist
USI Insurance Services
Each year thousands of property owners and their families are affected by natural disasters and the financial damages can be devastating. Although it may seem there is very little that can be done to
Protect Your Digital Assets with These Cybersecurity Best Practices
Plante Moran
If you are looking for steps you can take to improve your data loss protection, then look no further. These cybersecurity best practices will help you stay a step ahead of hackers and can keep your
Is Your Family's Planning Actually Ready for an Unanticipated Incapacity or Death?
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Even though you have created a sophisticated estate plan that will efficiently transfer your wealth at some point down the road, now is the time to make sure your plan is ready to run smoothly for
Estate Transition Secrets for Real Estate
Traci Wick, Coatue Companies
This is a field guide for avoiding the pitfalls that cause families to overpay, waste time, or lose money due to estate transitions. If you are dealing with a family member’s house full of
Guarding Against Identity Theft
USI Insurance Services
Individuals and families today are at a higher risk of being the target of identity theft given their tendency to rely on various third parties to manage their active and complex lifestyles. Protect