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.

  • Armenia: Trade, diplomatic relations with Turkey unlikely to normalise despite conciliatory rhetoric
  • Slovakia: Allegations of state officials’ involvement in tax fraud highlights threat from corruption, economic crime
  • Colombia: Scenarios: President's re-election sees political continuity, security improvements
  • Lebanon: Parliament’s failure to elect president reflects political showmanship; consensus candidate likely, despite divisions
  • South Sudan: Army chief’s dismissal points to increased threat of protracted conflict
  • Palestinian Territories: Prospects for implementation of unity agreement between Hamas, PLO remain highly uncertain
  • Afghanistan: Gun attack in hospital in capital underscores threat to foreign nationals
  • Kenya: Car bomb in capital demonstrates increasing sophistication of Islamist militant attacks
  • India: Incoming government likely to keep most sectors open to FDI
  • Mozambique: Opposition disarmament unlikely before expiry of electoral registration deadline
  • Bangladesh: Cases against former prime minister highlight concerns over corruption, judicial independence
  • New Caledonia (France): Congressional elections unlikely to result in violence
  • Chile: Tax reforms to increase financial burden on miners
  • Turkey: State guarantee of debts on major infrastructure projects increases vulnerability to sovereign default

Global business risks in the week ahead

riskweekpromo Listen to Podcast

Thailand's political crisis - what hope for a resolution?

thailandsitecorepromo Listen to Podcast

Afghan elections: What comes next?

afghanelectionsthumb Read analysis