Investing with Confidence : Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century

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  • Copyright: 2009-10-01
  • Publisher: World Bank

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This book is a timely compilation of the latest views and developments on key political risk topics ranging from claims and arbitration to Islamic finance and sovereign wealth funds.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Forewordp. xiii
Abbreviationsp. xix
Global Finance and Potential for Political Risk Insurance
Toward a Greater Depoliticization of Investment Disputes: The Roles of ICSID and MIGAp. 2
The Global Financial Crisis and the Future of International Financial Institutionsp. 36
Principles and Development of Islamic Financep. 43
Sovereign Wealth Funds, Financial Crisis, and Management of Noncommercial Riskp. 60
The Changing Face of Political Riskp. 81
Advancements in Recurring Issues and New Dimensions for Political Risk Insurance
Linking Political Risk Insurance Pricing and Portfolio Management with Economic Capital Modeling: A Multilateral Perspective?p. 90
Issues Affecting Pricing in the Political Risk Insurance Market, and a Probabilistic Approach to Measuring Country Risk in a Political Risk Insurance Portfoliop. 115
Public Sector Pricing: How to Balance a Public Mandate with Adequate Returns for Political Riskp. 129
Expropriation and the Share Pledge Dilemma: An Assessment of Individual Rights and Compensation Claimsp. 146
Emerging Issues in the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awardsp. 163
To Risk or Not to Risk? The State's Perspective of Investor-State Dispute Resolution at the 20th Anniversary of MIGAp. 173
Calculating Damages: Arbitrators, Counsel, and Experts Can Do Better Than they Have in the Pastp. 196
An Approach to Financial Valuation for Arbitration Awardsp. 238
Concluding Commentsp. 253
Previous Volumes in This Seriesp. 259
More About MIGAp. 272
Indexp. 277
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