Wednesday, June 10, 2009

ISO Standard-to-Be-or-not-to-be on Risk Management closing in on the end of pipeline

The somewhat controversial ISO project on standardization of risk management has reached a crucial moment, at least for this time. The ISO 31000:2009 document on Risk Management Principles and Guidelines is namely under a ballot round in its final draft. The ballot is open until 25th of July. Another ISO standardization within the field of risk management, the revision of the ISO Guide 73 on Risk Management Vocabulary is up for a ballot on its enquiry phase. Both documents can be found for example here.

Monday, June 8, 2009

The Role of Contracts In Delivering Successful Projects to be discussed under the IPMA World Congress 2009 in Helsinki June 17

The program for the seminar 7 (running from 10.30 to 14.30) under day 3 of the International Project Managers Association (IPMA) World Congress 2009 is found here. IACCM members can enjoy the benefit of a special deal for attending this session of the congress for half day fee.

Update on Key trends in Contracting - an IACCM event in Helsinki, June 16, 2009

For those interested in an update on key trends in contracting there is an open roundtable discussion on this issue in Helsinki led by Tim Cummins, the CEO of International Association For Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM). The roundtable will run from 14:30 – 17:00 in June 16, 2009 but for the time being the venue is open. Those interested should contact or

Contractual Risk Management to be discussed under an academic seminar in Oslo, June 15, 2009

Contractual Risk Management is one of the topics to be discussed under an academic seminar on Societal Risk in a Legal Perspective that will be arranged in Oslo, June 15, 2009. The program for the seminar is available here.

The Blog is open, MCoRiM is in

Welcome to this new blog monitoring the world of Contractual Risk Management. This blog is the twin of the website, which has a more academic profile, while the profile of this MCoriM Blog is intended to be more pragmatic and updated to the current trends and events within the various fields of Contractual Risk Management.

In future this blog will hopefully be updated periodically in response to the latest events and developments concerning the interplay between Contracts, Risks, Management and Organization.