CLASSIFICATION OF INVESTMENTS [chapter]

Iu.S. Shpinev
2020 ABOUT THE LEGAL NATURE OF INVESTMENTS  
The article deals with the classification of investments. The author notes that at the present time, not only legal scholars do not have a common understanding of the nature and essence of investments, but also different regulations regulating the same legal relations have completely different approaches to defining such a fundamental concept in the field of research as investment. The author concludes that most of the classifications belong to an artificial classification, and only the
more » ... nd only the division of classifications into real and financial ones is as close as possible to the natural classification. The author noted that despite the popular opinion, investments, from the point of view of logic, cannot be divided into direct and portfolio. Direct investment is a special case of real investment, while portfolio investment is one of the methods of financial investment. But these two types of investments are not linked by any properties.
doi:10.18411/1311-1972-2020-00003 fatcat:ng6h5gozivelfdn67ugbelp5uy