Monthly Archives: June 2012

Not just for geeks

If cyber risks appear regularly in surveys of things that might keep the CEO awake at night, they undoubtedly give risk managers some uncomfortable moments, too. The first things do to manage this risk is not to ask – What insurance solutions are available? There is a three stage process to go through before reaching for the broker. Continue reading


AMRAE President Gilbert Canameras about the FERMA Seminar 2012 (video)

Gilbert Canameras, President of the French member association AMRAE is looking forward to welcoming the FERMA Seminar 2012 in France on 22 & 23 October 2012 at the Palais des Congrès in Versailles. Continue reading


Interview with FERMA President Jorge Luzzi at the FERMA General Assembly 2012 (video)

The General Assembly 2012 of FERMA took place on 5 June 2012 in Brussels. FERMA President Jorge Luzzi explains its importance and main outcomes. Continue reading


FERMA is an official partner of the new EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012–13 “Working together for risk prevention”

The Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012–13 ‘Working together for risk prevention’ encourages managers, workers and other stakeholders to join forces to improve safety and health.
The Campaign is co-ordinated by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), and partners in the EU’s 27 Member States and beyond. Continue reading


The FERMA Benchmarking Survey 2012 has been extended to Wednesday 20 June – Interview with Cristina Martinez (video)

What is the FERMA survey and how has it been elaborated?
Why is the FERMA Benchmarking Survey so important for FERMA members?
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Why survey questions give us a picture of risk management today

Every two years, the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) conducts a benchmarking survey among its members and other risk professionals. The 2012 survey is still open and the results will only be published at our seminar in October, but the questions alone are a good indication of the current trends in risk management and an effort to understand how they will develop over the next two years. Continue reading


Beware a raging sun

The sun has now been sleeping for nearly two years, but it is about to wake and it will not be good tempered. Solar activity usually follows an 11 year cycle, rising to a peak, dropping down and then building up to its maximum. The last period of such activity was recorded in 2001and the next is expected in 2013. Continue reading