Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. We support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations, handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on-the-ground protection and support.

Our unique combination of services, geographical reach and the trust our clients place in us ensure we can help them to effectively solve their problems and realise new opportunities across the world.

  • Lesotho: Agreement to hold early elections likely to ease political impasse
  • China: Continuing corruption investigations underline tightening regulatory environment
  • Colombia: Killing of oil contractors highlights high security risk on border with Venezuela
  • Indonesia: Recent arrests suggest Islamic State links to Indonesia; unlikely to increase domestic threat
  • Peru: Further protests likely despite ‘working sessions’ between local government, community group
  • Central African Republic: New UN mission unlikely to lead to marked improvements; security environment to remain volatile
  • Ukraine: Delay to free-trade agreement to foster divisions between president, government ahead of election
  • Bulgaria: Scenarios: Centre-right party to win elections, accelerate pro-business reforms
  • France: Government likely to win confidence vote; subsequent budget process may be greater hurdle
  • Egypt: Roadside bomb attack on police convoy underscores HIGH security, terrorism risks in North Sinai
  • Mexico: Oaxaca state police protest to continue in short term, lead to security deterioration
  • Mid East & N Africa: Conference highlights efforts to form cohesive strategy, broad coalition to combat Islamic State in Iraq, Syria
  • Nigeria: Appointment of new Rivers state police commissioner to increase threat of political violence ahead of 2015 elections
  • Bulgaria: Miners' protest highlights growing threat of labour, social unrest ahead of early elections
  • Afghanistan: Attack in capital reflects militants’ persistence ahead of NATO withdrawal, uncertainty over future US presence

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NATO's Tense Summit

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