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.

  • Italy: Arrests in south, Germany, Netherlands, confirm new focus on organised criminals’ international ties
  • Europe & CIS: Central Asia: Bilateral disagreements to limit regional security efforts despite positive rhetoric on co-operation
  • Norway: Removal of security warning underscores low level of terrorism threat
  • Uganda: Security risk rating raised to MEDIUM amid growing political volatility, rise in tribal clashes
  • Israel: Continued violence points to fragility of ceasefire agreements
  • Nicaragua: Disappearance of opposition activists likely to presage further acts of politically-motivated violence
  • Mexico: Expansion of single unified command in Guanajuato police departments unlikely to improve security in short term
  • Colombia: Civilian casualties following FARC explosion in Cauca unlikely to undermine peace talks with government
  • International Business Issues: In-depth: Operational burden of Ebola outbreak on international business remains limited at present
  • Argentina: Crime figures point to growing prevalence of express kidnappings in Buenos Aires
  • Europe & CIS: EU: Dispute likely to delay ratification of free trade deal with Canada
  • Iraq: Kurds to continue oil exports
  • Uzbekistan: Elite infighting to perpetuate expropriation, nationalisation risks
  • India: Kerry visit likely to focus on revitalising Indo-US relations
  • China: Unprecedented purge underlines political flux, new corruption enforcement environment
  • Gabon: Public audit highlights endemic corruption in state institutions
  • Congo (DRC): Ruling party support for constitutional amendment likely to fuel political tensions

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