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.

  • Indonesia: Scenarios: Government struggles against vested interests as opposition weakens
  • Angola: Currency, non-payment risks to remain high amid collapse in oil receipts
  • Romania: New supervisory body to strengthen central bank influence over financial policy, risk strategy
  • Costa Rica: Union protest march in capital presages further bouts of labour unrest in coming weeks
  • Mozambique: Clashes highlight continued tensions between government, opposition; renewed insurgency unlikely
  • Israel: Risk of war with Iran remains low after nuclear deal but further confrontations with Iranian proxies likely
  • Cyprus: Initial statements signal positive reunification talks; full agreement to remain long-term prospect
  • Libya: Benghazi suicide bombing highlights persistence of violence despite signing of draft political agreement
  • Palestinian Territories: Clashes over demolition of settlement buildings highlight tensions between settlers, Israeli authorities
  • Congo: Constitutional referendum likely following conclusion of national dialogue
  • Hungary: Informal influences on decision-making likely to remain source of integrity risks despite critical report
  • Kazakhstan: Former prime minister’s corruption trial likely to reflect elite power struggles, politicised justice
  • Zimbabwe: Government’s planned amendment to Labour Act likely to prevent union protests
  • Pakistan: Heightened potential for violence, unrest following killing of sectarian organisation chief in Muzzaffargarh
  • Tanzania: Prime minister's defection to strengthen opposition alliance but unlikely to threaten ruling party election victory
  • Afghanistan: Terrorism risks to remain HIGH following reports of Taliban leader’s death
  • Uganda: Contract, corruption risks to remain elevated despite establishment of national oil company
  • Singapore: Arrests of suspected jihadists highlight threat posed by self-radicalised individuals
  • Brazil: Official statistics highlight enduring threat of cargo theft in São Paulo
  • Dominican Republic: Presence of drug trafficking ring highlights country’s importance in transnational drugs trade

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