Managing International Political Risk / Edition 1

Managing International Political Risk / Edition 1

by Theodore Moran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631208801

ISBN-13: 9780631208808

Pub. Date: 10/26/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Managing International Political Risk analyzes the changing nature of threats to international investment in the "BEMs" - Big Emerging Markets - such as China, Brazil, Russia, Pakistan, India, Venezuela, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The book examines the strategies developed by investors and lenders to deal with political risk in large oil, mining, and private…  See more details below

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Managing International Political Risk analyzes the changing nature of threats to international investment in the "BEMs" - Big Emerging Markets - such as China, Brazil, Russia, Pakistan, India, Venezuela, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The book examines the strategies developed by investors and lenders to deal with political risk in large oil, mining, and private infrastructure projects. The book provides essential reading for international business and corporate finance classes in business schools and economics departments. It offers valuable insights and practical advice for international corporations, banks, investment funds, and insurers as they search for methods to manage political risk in the contemporary period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631208808
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/26/1998
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
IThe Changing Nature of Political Risk
Overview7
1God and Fair Competition: Does the Foreign Direct Investor Face Still Other Risks in Emerging Markets?15
2Trends in Political Risk for Corporate Investors44
3Political Risk: A Realistic View Toward Assessment, Quantification, and Mitigation57
IILessons in the Management of International Political Risk from the Natural Resource and Private Infrastructure Sectors
Overview70
4Lessons in the Management of Political Risk: Infrastructure Projects (A Legal Perspective)85
5Progress in Privatizing Infrastructure in Emerging Markets109
6Rating Debt Issues Secured by Offshore Receivables112
7Challenges in the Financing of International Oil Operations120
8New Forms of Protection for International Infrastructure Investors125
IIIPolitical Risk Insurance as a Tool to Manage International Political Risk
Overview139
9A Perspective on Political Risk Insurance148
10The Future of Private Political Risk Insurance169
11Political Risk Insurance, International Banks, and Other International Lenders173
12The Challenges of Aggregation, Bad Faith/Bad Credit, and Public/Private Sector Cooperation179
Index184

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