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.

  • Ecuador: Integrity risks to increase following bribery claims as president seeks to carve out role
  • Guatemala: Contract risk to remain heightened amid continued corruption crackdown
  • Nicaragua: Fatal shootout highlights challenging security environment in autonomous region
  • Brazil: Police operations highlight transnational drug-trafficking schemes, reminder of security challenges
  • Georgia: Further violent incidents expected at protests over immigration; broader unrest, political instability unlikely
  • Mozambique: Sovereign risk likely to ease in long term despite delay in resumption of financial assistance
  • Nigeria: Suicide bombings near Maiduguri show growing frequency of Islamist militant attacks
  • Kenya: Tightening presidential race to increase likelihood of post-election violence
  • Romania: Case against prosecutor highlights persistent threat posed by corruption in judiciary
  • Peru: Nationwide strike highlights persistent threat of social unrest, especially for mining sector
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Non-payment, integrity risks to persist despite restructuring plans at state oil company
  • Afghanistan: Suicide bombing underscores HIGH security risk in capital, EXTREME risk nationwide
  • Tajikistan: Scenarios: Elite infighting increases
  • Mid East & N Africa: Attack on Israeli embassy in Jordan unlikely to do lasting damage to bilateral relations
  • Mid East & N Africa: Tensions over access to Jerusalem holy sites unlikely to increase security threats across region
  • Indonesia: Proposed law to weaken safeguards for sustainably produced palm oil
  • Gambia: Arrest of soldiers on mutiny charges illustrates hardening government stance towards internal security threats
  • Malaysia: Growing opposition co-operation unlikely to threaten ruling coalition in next elections
  • Philippines: Provocative attack on presidential security points to entrenched risks from communist insurgency
  • Tanzania: Arrest of high-profile opposition politician unlikely to prompt large-scale protests

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