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25 July, 2017
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Emergent Risk (Definition)

The term Emergent Risk is used to describe risks that are poorly understood, but are expected to grow greatly in siginificance.

Unlike other risks, emergent risks do not have a track record which can be used to estimate likely probabilities and expected losses.

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