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.

  • Uruguay: Rising crime statistics highlight persistent security threats
  • Nigeria: Cult group attack on gas facility underlines volatile security environment in Niger delta
  • Mexico: Investment restriction risks to ease gradually following first auction in wholesale power market
  • Jamaica: Shootings highlight continued threat of political violence, likely to continue prior to general elections
  • Mauritania: Cabinet reshuffle signals new focus on economy, services; unlikely to face significant opposition
  • Azerbaijan: Withdrawal of proposed capital export tax underscores uncertainty in state response to economic crisis
  • Canada: Terrorism threat to remain low but elevated despite plan to end to airstrikes in Iraq and Syria
  • Turkey: Clashes, arrests highlight continuing porous nature of Syrian border, HIGH security risks
  • Syria: Bombing reflects militants’ increased focus on targeting capital
  • Congo (DRC): Allegations of UN, NGOs renting property with links to rebel financiers underline need for stringent due diligence
  • Libya: Unidentified airstrikes highlight likelihood of foreign intervention, despite domestic opposition
  • Gabon: Credit rating downgrade reflects persistent sovereign, non-payment risks
  • Europe & CIS: EU proposal highlights focus on multinationals’ tax planning, upcoming restrictions on profit shifting
  • Kosovo: Failed negotiations between government, opposition to extend political crisis, stall reforms
  • Ethiopia: Scenarios: Weak leadership hampers reform
  • Indonesia: Further sporadic labour protests likely amid economic downturn; wider unrest remains unlikely
  • Russia: Arrest of alleged militants highlights continuing terrorism threat
  • Malaysia: Parliamentary probe likely to clear controversial sovereign investment fund but political uncertainty to persist
  • Indonesia: Mooted revision of laws regulating anti-corruption body to hinder fight against graft
  • Iraq: Foiled bomb plot underscores militant intent to target Kurdistan Region

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