Risk glossary

 

Counterparty risk

The risk that a counterparty to a transaction or contract will default (fail to perform) on its obligation under the contract. Counterparty risk is not limited to credit risk (the risk that the counterparty cannot fulfil its contractual obligations for payment) but may also result from other problems associated with a counterparty unwilling to honor the contract.

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