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Part I Assessment and Pre-Investment Management of Political Risk, Ch.3 Investment Insurance

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):
Expropriation — Investment, territorial element — Investor

Chapter 3 deals with various types of political risk insurance, which typically provides coverage against non-commercial risks such as currency inconvertibility, expropriation, and war. Types of investment insurance discussed include policies available from nationally-sponsored insurance agencies, such as the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), private insurance companies, and the World Bank's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). The chapter concludes with a discussion of various factors to consider in deciding whether and which type of investment insurance is appropriate in a given situation.

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