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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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.
Welcome to this new blog monitoring the world of Contractual Risk Management. This blog is the twin of the website www.MCoRiM.com, 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.
Founder and author of Monitor of Contracts, Risks and Management - www.MCoRiM.com. Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tromso, Norway and ad interim professor of Comparative Law and Private International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland (2008-2009). Author of From Assumptions to Risk Management  which at that time was one of the first academic studies of the theoretical foundations of Contractual Risk Management from an interdisciplinary perspective.