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Part I Assessment and Pre-Investment Management of Political Risk, Ch.1 Political Risk

From: International Investment, Political Risk, and Dispute Resolution: A Practitioner's Guide

N. Stephan Kinsella, Noah D. Rubins

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. date: 20 May 2022

Subject(s):
Settlement of disputes — Civil and political rights — Expropriation — Foreign Direct Investment — Investor — Regulatory expropriation (or regulatory taking) — Corruption

The types of political risk that foreign investors are likely to encounter are described, such as expropriation, nationalization, and confiscation, regulatory interference, currency risk, civil disturbance, breach of state contracts, corruption, and trade restrictions. The chapter concludes with recommendations as to how to measure political risk in a particular State before investing capital.

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