• United States: Outcome of state, gubernatorial elections to influence local regulations
  • Hungary: Introduction of internet tax underlines increasing regulatory, tax risks for telecoms companies
  • Canada: Ottawa attack confirms increased threat from home-grown terrorism in Canada
  • Nigeria: Nigeria Elections Monitor: Security environment to deteriorate in run-up to February 2015 general elections
  • Worldwide Terrorist Threats: Homegrown attacks in Canada confirm modest increase in terrorist threat to Western countries; further incidents likely in coming months
  • Peru: Rising petty crime remains main threat to business in urban areas
  • Mexico: Federal intervention in Guerrero, México states unlikely to bring sustained security improvements
  • Nepal: Parties fail to reach consensus on constitution, likely to miss January deadline for agreement
  • Tanzania: Mandatory listing on local stock exchange signals heightened contract risk for telecoms operators
  • Azerbaijan: Forthcoming elections to limit room for compromise during talks over Nagorno-Karabakh dispute
  • Greece: Bailout exit plan remains coalition policy despite market warning, likely government collapse in early 2015
  • Mali: Disagreements between northern rebel groups underline limited scope for comprehensive peace settlement
  • Congo (DRC): Violent protests, continued rebel attacks highlight persistent insecurity in North Kivu
  • Uganda: Security force crackdown on protest in capital highlights potential for escalation into violence
  • Pakistan: Attack on Hazaras underscores deteriorating security situation in Balochistan
  • Iraq: Shoot-out between security forces, militia fighters highlights persistent security challenges posed by armed Shia groups
  • Moldova: Government to remain committed to European integration despite further Russian sanctions
  • Myanmar: NGO’s report on special economic zone’s impact highlights reputational risks from land acquisition
  • India: Court ruling on shares transfer likely to ease regulatory risks in capital account transactions
  • China: Personnel changes may influence regulatory crackdown on MNCs


Welcome to our media area. Here you will find a variety of information about Control Risks including essential facts and figures, as well as recent press releases and highlights from our recent media coverage. Below are full contact details for our worldwide press offices for journalists seeking viewpoints or further information.

Please direct media enquiries either to our corporate communications team or the appropriate regional press office.

Corporate Communications

Georgina Parkes
T: +44 20 7970 2318
M: +44 7545 300 761

Europe and Africa

Friederike Brinker
T: +49 30 533 288 55
M: +49 173 619 54 66

Middle East

Claire Peddle
T: +971 4 3723 017
M: +971 50 600 5993


Eben Kaplan
T: +1 202 449 3332
M: +1 202 957 9773

Asia Pacific

Angie Rayment
T: +65 6227 2038
M: +65 9770 7201