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: Cargo theft among causes of growing company security spending, conditions unlikely to improve
  • Colombia: Delay to peace talks between government, ELN signals strong government stance on kidnapping
  • Moldova: Economic mismanagement by pro-EU government likely to drive voters towards opposition presidential candidate
  • Nigeria: Mass layoffs of oil and gas workers to raise threat of strike action
  • Hungary: Far-right shooting of police officer does not indicate threat to businesses, broader security environment
  • Europe & CIS: Central Asia: Investment environment to remain challenging amid economic slowdown
  • Mid East & N Africa: Cross-border fire highlights potential for low-level hostilities between Lebanon, Israel; escalation unlikely
  • Venezuela: Anti-government protests escalate but unlikely to force political change
  • Iraq: Offensive to retake Tel Afar likely to heighten sectarian, regional tensions
  • Somalia: Ethiopia’s partial troop withdrawal to strengthen Islamist militant group in Hiran, Bakool regions
  • Turkey: Uncertainty over referendum process likely to increase currency risks, delay economic reforms
  • Uzbekistan: Operational environment to remain challenging despite interim president’s reform pledges
  • Direct Action: Direct Action Monitor - July-September 2016
  • Argentina: Government’s legislative defeats highlight challenges posed by lack of majority in Congress
  • India: Police raid on Maoists signals receding threat of insurgency; risk of isolated attacks to persist
  • New Caledonia (France): Disagreements over independence referendum electoral roll to worsen political tensions
  • Myanmar: Security risks for three main cities reduced to LOW to reflect improving security situation

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