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.

  • Ukraine: Killings, renewed anti-terrorist operation portend likely deterioration in security situation in eastern provinces
  • Macedonia: Corruption allegations against prime minister unlikely to lead to investigation, affect election outcome
  • Senegal: Return of former president unlikely to fuel major unrest
  • South Africa: Pre-election poll points to large majority for ruling party despite presidential corruption scandal
  • Egypt: Timing of fuel price rise reflects efforts to insulate next president from public anger over subsidy restructuring
  • Israel: Jerusalem clashes point to rising tensions over Temple Mount
  • Jamaica: Security situation remains challenging despite apparent fall in serious, violent crimes
  • Bolivia: Agreement on minimum wage increase underlines importance of union support to president ahead of elections
  • Philippines: Manila truck ban causes transport delays, increases operational risks
  • Mexico: Sanctions on Mexico City police officers highlight progress in police reform, much still to accomplish
  • Russia: Contraction of industrial output likely to reduce investment, production restriction risks
  • Ghana: Non-payment risk to remain high amid budget constraints
  • Asia & the Pacific: Indian opposition campaigns on Tamil issues, but significant shift in Sri Lanka policy unlikely

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