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IRMI Releases 12th Edition of the Glossary of Insurance and Risk Management Terms

Dallas, TX, May 10, 2012International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), announces the 12th edition of the Glossary of Insurance and Risk Management Terms.

In addition to definitions of more than 3,200 risk management and insurance terms, the new edition of the Glossary translates 1,100 acronyms and abbreviations, making it one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date insurance and risk glossaries available. The Glossary provides quick answers to questions involving unfamiliar terminology used in insurance policies, submissions, proposals, and risk management reports. It also cross-references to specific sections in IRMI references for occasions when more information is needed on selected topics.

The print edition of the popular Glossary of Insurance and Risk Management Terms may be purchased directly from Alternatively, the online version may be accessed without cost on this Web page:

IRMI invites the risk and insurance community to contribute to the Glossary by suggesting improvements in existing definitions or suggesting new terms and definitions to include. If your definition is accepted, you will be listed in a special contributors section on, and this listing will include a valuable link to your website.

About IRMI

For more than 40 years, IRMI has helped our customers save lives and livelihoods as the premier provider of risk management and insurance information, tools, education, and training. IRMI helps risk management, insurance, and legal professionals make better decisions for their companies and clients with unbiased expertise and balanced, comprehensive content. 

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