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.

  • Congo (DRC): Regulatory, integrity risks to rise in banking sector amid economic slowdown, political crisis
  • Ghana: Sovereign risk set to ease in two-year outlook despite budgetary overspend
  • Russia: Difficulty reaching consensus to limit scope for new EU sanctions on Russia despite military actions in Syria
  • Chile: Municipal election highlights disillusionment with ruling party but instability unlikely
  • Iraq: Counterattacks underscore IS capabilities, resilience as a militant organisation
  • United Kingdom: Arrest following discovery of explosive device on public transport underlines counter-terrorism capabilities
  • Asia & the Pacific: Continued firing across Kashmir's de facto border unlikely to lead to open conflict between India, Pakistan
  • South Africa: Public call for resignation of ruling party leadership highlights growing opposition to president
  • Egypt: Assassination of army officer highlights militants’ intent to target security personnel
  • Germany: Violence related to far-right irredentist group unlikely to pose security threat to foreigners, business
  • Burkina Faso: Alleged coup plot does not signal heightened threat to political stability
  • Yemen: Military conflict to continue as ceasefire expires
  • Brazil: Development bank to implement stricter financing requirements, benefit renewable energy sources
  • China: State-owned company manager’s sentence reflects potential risk to companies in corruption crackdown
  • Thailand: Lack of significant progress in fisheries reform to maintain elevated reputational, trade risks
  • Australia: Proposed state mining levy unlikely to be implemented, scrutiny of revenue arrangements likely
  • Colombia: Venezuelan authorities’ capture of guerrilla commander shows cross-border co-operation
  • Iran: Sanctions risk unlikely to change significantly as consequence of US elections
  • Asia & the Pacific: Philippine president’s China visit improves economic ties; shift away from US likely overstated

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