COUNTRY RISK Definition

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COUNTRY RISK is the risk a depositor takes when placing funds on deposit outside the United States. The host country where the funds are domiciled may decree that no fund may be expatriated, or sent out of that country, until the decree is lifted.

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DEVOLVED BUDGETING follows from devolving managerial responsibility, and assumes that those who are closest to the point of delivery of product/service and other activities will normally be in the best position to make informed choices between alternative courses of action. For devolved budgeting to be fully effective, the budget holder should maintain proper control of the costs being charged to him or her and be accountable for performance against budget. The budget structures are being scrutinized continuously, the aim being to establish what further scope exists for useful devolution of authority and responsibility

OPERATING TRANSFER specifically identifies the transfer of resources from one fund/account to another made to support the normal level of operations of the receiving fund/account.

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