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.

  • Brazil: Final impeachment trial to result in Rousseff’s permanent removal
  • Nicaragua: Post-election policy continuity to be undermined by investment restrictions, growing reputational risks
  • Egypt: Agreement on IMF loan to limit sovereign risk
  • Peru: Fiscal deficit adjustment to maintain low sovereign risks, tax risks to remain same
  • Iran: Incident involving US warship reflects Iran's attempts to demonstrate its control over Strait of Hormuz
  • Russia: Release of Japanese citizen on disputed territories intended to diffuse bilateral tensions ahead of meeting
  • Colombia: Signature of peace agreement between government, FARC marks imminent end of conflict
  • South Korea: Latest high-profile corruption cases unlikely to signify higher corruption risks for companies
  • Colombia: Terrorist threat to remain medium despite small-scale bombings in capital
  • Mexico: Preeminent organised criminal groups unlikely to clash after release of rival operatives
  • Angola: Strike action at Lobito port highlights growing threat of labour unrest
  • Turkey: Military operation in Syria likely to increase intent of terrorist groups to target major cities
  • Tunisia: Decision to extend timeframe of southern military buffer zone reflects HIGH terrorism, security risks in border areas
  • Kenya: Additional security measures along Somali border likely to have limited impact on terrorism threat
  • Zimbabwe: Unrest to continue over coming months, regime change remains likely
  • Qatar: Domestic bond sale will test banking, finance sector
  • Yemen: Government’s attempt to isolate central bank will worsen sovereign risks
  • Serbia: Proposal to investigate property origins to reduce reputational risks; highlights continuing regulatory changes
  • Afghanistan: Militant attack on American University in capital underscores persistent nationwide threat to Western-associated targets
  • China: Government warning signals that as tax burden decreases, regulatory risks continue to rise

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