A risk is something that can be measured and included in ﬁnancial analysis. If it can’t be measured, it’s likely just fear.
The risk that a partner or counterparty will not complete their contractual obligations, financially or otherwise, including delivery of goods and services on time or as specified.
The risk that a party in a financial agreement won’t pay as expected or contracted. This risk is present whenever a borrower is expecting to use future cash flows to pay a current debt.
The risk of consequences that may occur due to changes in the financial environment such as interest rate, currency controls, tax laws, liquidity, secondary market, and changes in cash flow.
The possibility for an investor to experience losses due to factors that affect the overall performance of the market the company is operating in. Often shapes the perceived value of an area of economic activity.
The risk that an organization’s people, process, or system will adversely impact operations or public opinion. This includes the way an organization is structured, its compensations, HR, and IT practices, its reporting and crisis management practices, safety, working conditions, quality controls, and adherence to regulatory laws.
The risk that an investment’s returns could suffer due to political changes or instability in a country or region.
The risk that an organization’s decisions or actions will be perceived as negative by the public, stakeholders, or clients, regardless of validity.
The risk that the cost and value of investments may become unpredictable in markets where there is dishonest behavior or fraud conducted by those in power.
The risk of buying an investment in one currency may lose value when it is sold in another currency.
The risk that a change in laws and regulations will materially impact a security, business, sector or market. This can increase the costs of operating a business, reduce the attractiveness of investment and/or change the competitive landscape.