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.

  • Zambia: President’s intention to run for third term likely to prompt further political repression
  • South Sudan: Renewed peace talks unlikely to improve security environment amid withdrawal of donor funding
  • Germany: SPD’s toughening rhetoric unlikely to prevent re-election of Merkel or secure party’s place in coalition
  • Ghana: Sovereign, non-payment risks to continue to ease despite government decision not to extend IMF programme
  • Somalia: Kidnap of aid workers highlights persistent militant threat in Hiraan region
  • Iraq: Leader’s resignation signals shifting political landscape ahead of 2018 elections
  • Mid East & N Africa: Paris-brokered Libya ceasefire agreement faces significant political, practical challenges
  • Egypt: Diversification of energy sources to ease sovereign risk
  • Philippines: Continuation of anti-drug campaign to undermine rule of law over the next year
  • Fiji: Capacity constraints and corruption to limit economic growth in coming year
  • Iran: Improved terms for international oil companies to continue, notwithstanding domestic political sensitivities
  • Philippines: Mining sector to continue facing regulatory scrutiny under current administration
  • Mexico: Increase in nationwide murder statistics reflects persistent deterioration of security environment
  • Brazil: Government announces increase in fuel taxes, sovereign risks to remain stable
  • Honduras: OAS mission investigation heralds increased scrutiny of government contracts
  • Colombia: Agreement remains distant despite declaration of temporary bilateral ceasefire

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