- Legal risk
Legal and regulatory risk: Sometimes governments change the law in a way that adversely affects a bank's position.
The Risk Principle
The Risk Principle is an area of law closely tied to legal causation in
negligence. It provides limits on negligence for harm caused unforeseeably.
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