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: Government to look to increase tax compliance following 2016 budget cuts
  • Cameroon: Report by anti-graft agency highlights pervasive corruption risks
  • Iraq: Risk of war over disputed territories remains low for time being
  • Niger: Cancellation of high-profile fashion show underlines continued threat of one-off terrorist attacks in capital
  • Azerbaijan: Clashes between police, religious community likely to recur but remain localised
  • Honduras: Multiple homicides highlight challenging security environment in principal urban areas
  • Congo (DRC): Decentralisation, appointment of interim governors to increase tax risk
  • Argentina: Opposition candidate's victory likely to lead to decrease in currency risk
  • Turkey: Arrest of journalists underlines persistent high pressure, operational risks for opposition-linked media
  • Benin: Prime minister to emerge as presidential frontrunner following nomination as ruling coalition’s candidate
  • France: Security measures for climate conference reflect high state of alert, not imminent threats
  • Morocco: Dismantling of alleged militant cell reflects continued attempts by IS to recruit within kingdom
  • Macedonia: Investigation into PM, closest aides to boost judicial independence, reduce re-election prospects
  • Japan: Construction scandal likely to lead to tougher penalties, safety inspections
  • Thailand: Police questioning of academics likely to exacerbate public discontent, maintain risk of unrest
  • Equatorial Guinea: Stability, integrity risks to rise over presidential succession
  • South Africa: Divisions in trade union federation to continue to drive labour unrest
  • Pakistan: Increased potential for reprisal attacks in Punjab following killing of sectarian militant group’s founder
  • Qatar: Flooding highlights persistent infrastructural deficiencies
  • China: Further reform guidelines unlikely to significantly improve state-owned enterprises’ operations

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