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.

  • Bangladesh: Continued trial of opposition leader, government crackdown likely to fuel risk of further protests
  • India: Protests in Rajasthan likely to continue until compromise reached
  • Afghanistan: Attack on guesthouse in capital signals persistent threats to assets associated with West
  • Tajikistan: Russian anti-narcotics aid pledge highlights enduring drug trade threat, focus on border security
  • Madagascar: Vote to impeach president to raise risk of political instability
  • Rwanda: Popular support for removal of term limits to pave way for largely peaceful re-election bid for president
  • Nigeria: Attack in Borno state reflects failure of military to eradicate Islamist militant threat in north-east
  • Indonesia: Poso raid underscores resilience of terrorist networks despite security crackdowns
  • Malaysia: Controversial dam construction undermines state government’s reform commitments
  • Netherlands: Governing coalition’s loss of majority in senate likely to slow down policymaking
  • Lebanon: Hizbullah pledge to become more involved in Syrian war will place added pressure on security along Lebanese border
  • Worldwide Terrorist Threats: In-depth: ‘Far-fetched’ understates implausibility of nuclear terrorism scenario
  • Ukraine: Killing of top rebel commander unlikely to undermine ceasefire, improve security situation in east
  • Libya: Assassination attempt on prime minister highlights persistent insecurity, obstacles to political resolution
  • Dominican Republic: Investigation of former mayor, government officials highlights persistent official misconduct
  • Bolivia: Regulatory environment to remain unchanged despite rising hydrocarbons investment
  • Kenya: Scenarios: Political infighting undermines policymaking
  • Germany: Draft data retention law likely to face political hurdles, increase operational costs for ICT businesses
  • India: Proposed goods and services tax will simplify tax regime but system likely to be poorly designed
  • Zimbabwe: Dismissals point to continued succession-related infighting in ruling party

Global business risks

riskweekpromo Listen to podcast

Militant seizure of Ramadi

PA23025119170x120 Read more

Modi goes to China

PA23011941170x120 Read more