Country risk

Country risk

Tiago Duarte-Silva
International Arbitration

One of the most frequent and difficult tasks in valuation is to assess how an asset’s value is affected by its location in a foreign country. This effect, commonly known as country risk, is a reflection of the potentially adverse effects of the political, economic, and financial risks of operating in a country. This subject, country risk, is the topic of Tiago Duarte-Silva’s chapter in the second edition of Global Arbitration Review’s The Guide to Damages in International Arbitration. This chapter lays out how investors account for country risk in their valuations, and how it should be incorporated in damages calculations, by describing the myriad approaches to its measurement and application.

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