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.

  • Mexico: Appointment of new police chief unlikely to lead to improvement in security environment in Acapulco
  • Romania: Growing corruption threat in local government to elevate integrity risk for businesses
  • Ghana: Economic crisis likely to persist despite negotiations with IMF
  • Suriname: President’s son’s guilty plea in US court highlights pervasive influence of organised crime
  • India: Government raises FDI cap in defence sector but many operational constraints remain
  • Mozambique: Planned meeting between president, Renamo leader to reduce risk of clashes during election campaign
  • Philippines: Manila airport incident does not indicate altered terrorism risks to key infrastructure
  • Nicaragua: Accident at mine in Bonanza highlights weak safety standards in mining industry
  • Somalia: Failed prison break highlights Islamist extremists’ ability to carry out high-profile attacks in capital
  • Russia: Proposed revisions to national security doctrine likely to have limited impact on business environment
  • Tunisia: Assassination attempt on parliamentarian in Kasserine points to presence of militants in north-western areas
  • Iran: New US sanctions reflect challenges to bilateral relations, will not derail nuclear negotiations
  • Kazakhstan: President’s comments underscore limits to closer regional integration
  • Libya: Militias’ seizure of ministries reflects deepening political, institutional fragmentation
  • Iraq: In depth: Formation of inclusive government remains key to resolution of political deadlock, improvement in security environment
  • Equatorial Guinea: Government unlikely to liberalise political system despite national dialogue initiative
  • Indonesia: Arrest, threat to temple highlight pro-Islamic State sentiment but risk of major attack remains low

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