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.

  • Venezuela: Replacement of military chiefs signals continued allegiance between government, military
  • Asia & the Pacific: Pakistan’s resumed construction of fence along Afghan border to heighten bilateral tensions, unlikely to reduce militant threat
  • Uruguay: Budget announcement points to increase in tax risks
  • Turkey: Explosion at NATO military base illustrates persistent terrorism risks, range of security threats
  • South Africa: Order targeting reserve bank unlikely to be implemented, corruption risk rising
  • Brazil: Evidence implicating president likely to affect implementation of reforms
  • Europe & CIS: Baltic Sea incidents highlight regional tensions, risk of accidental collisions
  • Ukraine: New ceasefire in east unlikely to hold; attack on OSCE underlines volatile security situation
  • Zimbabwe: Politburo impasse highlights ruling party infighting over presidential succession
  • Mid East & N Africa: Stalemate over Qatar to continue; operational risk in country to remain HIGH
  • Iraq: Protests over electricity provision reflect persistent socioeconomic drivers of unrest in southern provinces
  • South Sudan: Easing of famine, regional support for peace agreement unlikely to improve security
  • China: Scenarios: Economy slows, regulation tightens but crisis risks postponed beyond 2018
  • Morocco: Sustained protests to prompt shift in policy; regime change remains unlikely
  • China: Revised ‘negative list’ for foreign investment in 11 free trade zones signals limited market opening
  • Cambodia: Senior army promotions likely to consolidate prime minister’s control, reduce military coup risks
  • Philippines: Modification of tax reform package to moderate government’s ambitious infrastructure building plan

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