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.

  • Lebanon: Major power outage reflects labour dispute, broader political deadlock
  • Libya: Further airstrikes, militia clashes point to sustained power struggle, deepening factionalism
  • United Kingdom: Rejection of independence remains likely despite narrowing of polls in campaign's fractious finale
  • Palestinian Territories: UN-brokered reconstruction agreement unlikely to significantly improve outlook for security, political stability
  • Bolivia: Latest polls confirm president likely to win re-election in first round
  • South Sudan: Proposed restrictions on foreign workers likely to be softened in coming weeks
  • Guinea-Bissau: Military chief’s dismissal to increase threat of military unrest in short term amid institutional power struggle
  • Africa: Ebola-related business disruption to remain substantial in worst-affected states despite growing international response
  • Costa Rica: Large-scale seizure highlights country’s importance as illicit drug trans-shipment route
  • Lesotho: Agreement to hold early elections likely to ease political impasse
  • China: Continuing corruption investigations underline tightening regulatory environment
  • Colombia: Killing of oil contractors highlights high security risk on border with Venezuela
  • Indonesia: Recent arrests suggest Islamic State links to Indonesia; unlikely to increase domestic threat
  • Peru: Further protests likely despite ‘working sessions’ between local government, community group

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NATO's Tense Summit

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