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.

  • Mexico: Move to join global anti-corruption initiative will not reduce corruption risks for oil, gas sector
  • Mexico: New federal strategy likely to reduce intensity of education reform protests in southern states
  • Egypt: Central bank to continue gradual devaluation, thereby indicating persistent currency risks
  • Suriname: Precarious fiscal position heralds heightened risk of non-payment, not debt default
  • Serbia: New farmland legislation to reduce regulatory obstacles for investors
  • Turkmenistan: Currency, non-payment risks to continue increasing amid declining foreign currency inflows
  • Direct Action: UK airport protest underscores increased likelihood of direct action around Paris climate summit
  • Guinea: Heightened security measures not indicative of increased terrorism threat
  • Burkina Faso: In-depth: Security, political risks around 29 November elections to remain limited
  • Ukraine: Suspension of Russian gas deliveries to Ukraine unlikely to disrupt gas exports to Europe
  • Turkey: New cabinet reflects increased short-term stability, unclear prospects for economic reform
  • Israel: US Secretary of State’s visit unlikely to calm tensions
  • Zambia: Currency risks to remain elevated despite strengthening of kwacha
  • Iraq: Counteroffensives in Salahaddin province highlight enduring militant presence
  • Turkey: Thwarted car bomb attack underlines PKK’s capability to operate outside south-east
  • Nepal: Protests in Terai region likely to continue, reflect HIGH security risks
  • Qatar: Proposed spending cuts point to increasing potential for precautionary fiscal measures
  • Portugal: New government offers short-term stability; change in economic policy direction
  • China: Tightening quality inspections likely to increase reputational, regulatory challenges for companies
  • North Korea: Severe operational, political challenges to persist for foreign investors despite new regulations

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