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2014-05-21 23:15:13

With the FDA and international regulatory bodies ramping up risk management requirements, and the potential for serious injury present in many medical devices experts say that Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is not enough? So, plan to attend this two-day workshop and be ready to set up a new comprehensive risk plan or pick an existing one apart to make it better. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Medical Device Risk Management: From Understanding to Applications...

2014-05-20 08:33:51

Vendors and Service Providers are Top Targets for Data Breach Attacks; SANTA FE, N.M., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated networks of criminals are penetrating databases in new complex methods, putting systems that maintain high-value data such as personal identifiable information or operational and systems data at high risk for breach. Third-party service providers that warehouse terabytes of high-value data have become the latest target, the weakest link in risk...

2014-05-14 23:03:17

Market Publishers Ltd announces that comprehensive reports on various geographical markets for semiconductors drawn up by MarketLine have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that comprehensive reports on various geographical markets for semiconductors drawn up by MarketLine have been added to its catalogue. Global Semiconductors. The world semiconductors market generated revenues worth around USD 369.8 million in 2013, registering...

2014-05-12 23:06:51

Top rated supplemental life and health insurance company announces new Vice President and Chief Actuary. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 NTA Life is proud to welcome L. Craig Cox, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, as its new Vice President and Chief Actuary. Mr. Cox holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in mathematics from Oklahoma State University and has extensive experience in both health and life insurance. He brings significant...

2014-05-07 16:29:56

Need for Greater Alignment with Strategy Identified NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey report released by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and The Risk Management Association (RMA), large financial institutions are continuing to make important strides in increasing recognition of operational risk among the Board and C-level executives. However, there are opportunities for improving operational risk management's (ORM) alignment with business...

2014-05-07 12:23:31

CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during April 2014. Aon Benfield is the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon plc (NYSE: AON). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100719/AQ37264LOGO The report reveals that a multi-day...

2014-05-07 08:37:58

Visualize and Analyze Local to Global Risk with Powerful Web-Based Application DENVER, CO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies (TSX:IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions, today introduced InsitePro, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product built on its history of providing risk solutions worldwide. InsitePro is purpose built to visualize and analyze location-specific risk caused by natural catastrophes. InsitePro provides property and casualty...

2014-05-06 08:30:24

Manage the Risk and Complexities of the 21st Century CHARLESTON, S.C., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As business leaders attempt to navigate their organizations through increasingly complex and dynamic markets, they look to new models and methods to meet the challenges in this new corporate climate. In the midst of these mounting circumstances, business strategist and professional speaker Joel McPhee has written his debut book, Mastering Strategic Risk: A Framework for Leading and Transforming...

2014-05-06 08:25:10

ABERDEEN, Scotland, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrotechnics, the global leader in transforming frontline operational performance and lowering operational risk announced today that leading analyst firm Gartner has named Petrotechnics a "Cool Vendor" in Oil & Gas in a report published by Gartner on April 25th 2014. Gartner's annual "Cool Vendors in Oil & Gas" report recognizes vendors that are bringing innovative capabilities to help oil and gas companies...

2014-05-05 23:06:57

Cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com (http://cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com/) announces a new blog post, “How to Find No Exam Life Insurance for Diabetes!” (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com has released a new blog post explaining how to find life coverage for clients who have diabetes. It is now possible for clients who have diabetes to find affordable life insurance. Since the insurance market is very competitive, some companies have concentrated on fulfilling niche...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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