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.

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  • Americas: Political disagreements to continue to hamper meaningful progress in Mercosur
  • Brazil: Senate approves impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff
  • Panama: Withdrawal of hydroelectric project operator reflects increasing levels of environmental regulation
  • Nigeria: Fall into recession to sustain pressure on reserves
  • South Africa: Public attacks on finance minister to increase sovereign risk
  • Angola: Suspension of investment projects to raise non-payment, sovereign risks
  • Guatemala: Nepotism accusations further undermine government’s anti-corruption credentials
  • Liberia: Dispute between speaker, lawmakers to continue to slow parliamentary proceedings
  • Denmark: Vehicle arson spate in capital not indicative of deteriorating security environment
  • Kazakhstan: Terrorism arrests likely to reflect enhanced security efforts, growth in number of radicalised groups
  • Hungary: Potential cut in social contributions positive signal for investors, unlikely to have significant impact in near term
  • Uganda: Parliamentary bill points to likely bid to remove presidential age limits
  • El Salvador: Teacher protest reflects government’s precarious fiscal situation, heralds further bouts of unrest
  • Russia: Higher taxes likely amid rising budget deficit, downgraded economic growth forecast
  • Brazil: Asset freeze highlights threat posed by corruption
  • Chile: Protest, attack highlights tension between truck drivers, indigenous communities in southern regions
  • Worldwide Terrorist Threats: In-depth: Reported death of senior IS leader will not significantly alter Syrian conflict, transnational terrorism threat
  • Morocco: Ceasefire violations unlikely to escalate dispute over Western Sahara
  • Spain: Futility of efforts to form government unlikely to stop momentum towards third election
  • Zambia: Likely court ruling upholding election results to increase threat of localised unrest

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