EVENT RISK Definition

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EVENT RISK is the risk that the ability of an issuer to make interest and principal payments will change because of rare, discontinuous, and very large, unanticipated changes in the market environment such as (1) a natural or industrial accident or some regulatory change or (2) a takeover or corporate restructuring.

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LONG-TERM RECEIVABLE, in accounting, is any receivable that is scheduled or projected for receipt in greater than a 12-month period, e.g. notes receivable or a receivable in litigation.

EQUITY METHOD is a method of accounting for investments in associated companies.

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