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.

  • Colombia: Political alliance between former presidents likely to increase polarisation
  • Brazil: Supreme Court to re-enforce validity of plea bargain agreements, anti-corruption enforcement to continue
  • South Africa: President likely to survive no-confidence vote despite ruling on secret ballot
  • International Business Issues: Global risk management trend towards supply chain due diligence, conflict mineral disclosure to continue despite US actions
  • Congo (DRC): Militia attack, upsurge in communal tensions point to deteriorating security situation in North Kivu province
  • Nigeria: Port sector reform to benefit shippers, terminal operations by reducing red tape, corruption
  • Mexico: Temporary business closures, social unrest highlight persistent security challenges in Tamaulipas
  • Germany: Railway attacks, clashes with police suggest period of unruly protest ahead of G20 summit
  • Bolivia: Corruption charges against oil company executive highlight perception of pervasive official corruption
  • Mid East & N Africa: Reported involvement of Iran-linked militias in oil exports increases reputational risk in Iraq
  • Thailand: Corruption probes into Buddhist temples indicate continued efforts to curtail monastic influence
  • Peru: Resignation of minister demonstrates political polarisation, increasing opposition to government
  • Africa: Eritrea’s reported reoccupation of disputed border region unlikely to spark new war with Djibouti
  • France: New government likely to pass ambitious programme of business-relevant reforms in stages, with limited opposition
  • China: Upcoming environmental insurance requirements, soil pollution law reflect growing liability risks
  • Mid East & N Africa: Publication of Saudi-led bloc’s demands reduces likelihood of diplomatic solution to Qatar crisis over coming weeks
  • Russia: EU unlikely to expand sanctions on Russia following extension of existing sanctions
  • Kenya: Politicisation of land to raise threat of localised unrest around 8 August elections
  • Mauritius: Ruling against prime minister to undermine anti-corruption efforts

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