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Risk Management Featured Topic at RTP CFO Forum

Services: Process Risk and Governance

RALEIGH, N.C. (November 29, 2010) The RTP CFO Forum (www.rtpcfos.com) will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, December 3, 2010. The organization serves as a peer-to-peer networking and discussion opportunity for more than 200 senior financial executives in the Triangle area. The featured topic will be risk management. It will include discussion on product liability, product recall, intellectual property, errors and omissions coverage, and liability insurance for directors and officers.

Mike Verian, Peter Smith and Souwie Brune of Willis Group Holdings will speak to forum members about insurance and how to protect a company against man-made disasters. These experts will share issues of concern from their London marketplace and international underwriting experiences to directors, officers and senior executives. Willis Group Holdings is one of the world’s leading risk management and insurance intermediaries, having in excess of 20,000 employees in more than 100 countries and brokering $34 billion annually.

“In today’s environment, protecting the company’s balance sheet is more important than ever, but you have to understand the risks before you implement the controls,” says Verian. “Our primary purpose is to help organizations to survive and succeed through the effective management of their exposures.”

The RTP CFO Forum meets the first Friday of every month, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., at the Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP offices at 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 300, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607. Membership in the forum is free and by invitation only. To request to join the group, please email join@rtpcfos.com.

Upcoming meetings and topics include:

January 7, 2011 – Sales and Use Tax Update – What CFOs Need to Know
Featured speakers include: Eric Wayne, Sales and Tax Use director, North Carolina Department of Revenue; and Bill Smith, Jr., executive director of State and Local Tax, Ernst & Young

About RTP CFO Forum:
The RTP CFO Forum serves the greater Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill region, supporting more than 200 senior financial executives. The forum is designed to provide interactive networking and discussion of technical and strategic topics in an environment created exclusively for senior-level peers. CPE is provided on select topics. The forum meets the first Friday of every month, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., at the Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP offices on 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 300, Raleigh, North Carolina. Free membership is by invitation only. To request to join the group, please email join@rtpcfos.com. To learn more, visit www.rtpcfos.com.