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.

  • Bolivia: Corruption investigation in state-owned oil company underlines persistent integrity risks
  • Saudi Arabia: Addition of MEDIUM security risk zone near Iraq border reflects threat from IS attacks
  • Mexico: Protest in Veracruz port underlines insecurity, failure of security force reform
  • Turkey: Border incidents increase likelihood of involvement in Syrian conflict; Syrian border security risk rating raised to HIGH
  • Burundi: Government unlikely to abandon repressive tactics despite release of human rights activist
  • Iraq: Security forces’ offensive in town near Syrian border points to efforts to cut off militants’ supply lines
  • Afghanistan: Attacks in capital signal militants’ determination to continue insurgency under new president
  • China: Guangdong protest highlights ongoing risk of unrest over land sales
  • Latvia: Centre-right parties likely to perform strongest overall in election, reconfigure coalition government
  • Honduras: Major attack highlights operational capacity of organised criminal groups
  • Bulgaria: Centre-right opposition likely to win early elections, lead next coalition government
  • Nigeria: Reported containment of Ebola likely to reduce operational disruption in medium term
  • Angola: Scenarios: President's continued rule sees stable regulatory environment
  • Egypt: Clampdown on opposition unlikely to abate, notwithstanding release of jailed protesters
  • Papua New Guinea: Split in government coalition unlikely to pose immediate challenge to prime minister
  • Togo: Armed robbery at Lomé airport reflects increased crime threat
  • Europe & CIS: South-eastern Europe: Agreement to reduce roaming charges signals governments’ commitment to EU regulatory standards

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