Improving ERM Practices in the Age of Pandemics and Cyber Crime: Part XIII - Messaging that Wins Hearts and Minds
We live at a time when humanity is steadily moving away from riskier forms of self-sufficiency to safer and more productive forms of mutual interdependence. The COVID-19 pandemic is yet another test of humanity’s progress in building enterprise-wide approaches for managing risk. In this section, we look at our progress in shaping communication that fosters total engagement.
A 2021 Look at Bankruptcy Trust and Transparency Issues in Asbestos Litigation, Part III: Fixing the Disconnect Between the Tort and Trust Systems
The authors of this guest essay, Evelyn Fletcher Davis and William T. Wood, III are partners in the Atlanta office of Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP, where their practices focus on asbestos litigation defense. This three-part guest article examines the evolution of the bankruptcy trust system (Part I), how control over the trust system by plaintiffs’ counsel has resulted in unfair allocations of responsibility, double recoveries and excessive costs (Part II), and offers practical advice to defense counsel to fix the disconnect between the tort and trust systems (Part III).
Lori Siwik and Mark Siwik are the founders of SandRun Risk. They apply the principles of vertical leadership and lean six sigma to the discipline of risk management. From time to time they share their blog with guest authors who write about important risk management principles.