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Creating Quality Control Manuals

Occasionally we are asked by our policyholders to provide guidance in the creation of a quality control manual for their firm. Quality assurance or quality control plans have to be specifically prepared to address the internal procedures with which a firm feels comfortable. An “off-the-shelf” plan provides no real value in monitoring for deficiencies or … Continue reading

Schinnerer’s Invited Attorneys Meeting

Schinnerer’s Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys is about to host its 53rd session. This year’s meeting takes place this week in Boston and it will continue a long-standing tradition of defense counsel and attorneys meeting to discuss legal and professional practice developments. This is a valuable exercise for attendees as they learn recent trends while … Continue reading

President calls for funding to fix national infrastructure

Speaking in New York this week, President Obama said that no sector has suffered more as a result of the recession than the construction industry. He is urging Congress to approve billions of dollars in funding for infrastructure-improvement projects, such as those to fix the nation’s declining roads, bridges, and rail systems. In addition to … Continue reading

“Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred…”

As risk managers working with policyholders, we try to stay current on developments affecting the A/E community to get a better understanding of the current business environment and the challenges firms face to run successful consulting practices. We often visit with firms to discuss the risk management resources that are available, and during such discussions … Continue reading