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.

  • Chile: Protests to spur increase in regulatory, reputational risks
  • Guyana: Scenarios: Massive oil find transforms economy
  • Iran: Arrest of alleged member of nuclear negotiating team underscores heightened political divisions
  • Kyrgyzstan: MEDIUM terrorism risk rating remains unchanged following attack on Chinese embassy
  • Americas: Signing of regional plan highlights increasing security co-operation in Northern Triangle
  • Peru: Arrests, homicides highlight narcotics hub in VRAEM
  • Paraguay: Ambush against military personnel highlights threat posed by domestic guerrilla group
  • Tanzania: Nationwide demonstrations on 1 September likely to pose incidental security threats to business personnel
  • Moldova: Further protests likely amid public dissatisfaction at government efforts to tackle corruption
  • Syria: Turkish-backed forces’ advance in north underscores efforts to limit Kurdish groups’ territorial control
  • Colombia: Comments indicate that formal peace talks with ELN unlikely to begin in short term
  • Afghanistan: Taliban to launch further large-scale, coordinated offensives aimed at seizing territory nationwide
  • Slovakia: Party collapse, government reshuffle unlikely to threaten coalition stability in near term
  • Poland: Termination of shale gas exploration indicates likely shift towards nuclear, LNG projects
  • Turkey: Rocket strike on airport not indicative of rising direct threat for civil aviation
  • Iraq: Attack in Karbala underlines militants’ continued intent, constrained capability to target southern provinces
  • Uzbekistan: Short-term political instability, deterioration in security environment unlikely following president’s hospitalisation
  • Thailand: Stronger enforcement of foreign business law to pose elevated regulatory, legal risks across sectors
  • Malaysia: Muted support for anti-government protest does not indicate reduced political uncertainty
  • China: Inspection results, senior official investigation reflects intensifying corruption crackdown

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