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.

  • Niger: Formation of national unity government unlikely to significantly affect policymaking
  • Bulgaria: Price cartel investigation signals improving enforcement of competition regulation in oil, gas sector
  • Afghanistan: Insider attack, Taliban assaults underscore persistent militant threat
  • Ukraine: Assassination of rebel leader highlights internal divisions among rebel factions
  • Ukraine: Elections in eastern Ukraine likely to remain sticking point in roadmap peace talks
  • Mexico: Organised crime-related murders underline increasing violence in Ciudad Juárez
  • Asia & the Pacific: Latest North Korean missile tests reflect push to improve military technology; further tests likely
  • Nigeria: Clashes in Kaduna highlight threat of communal violence in central states
  • Pakistan: Panama Papers investigations unlikely to result in change of government
  • Brazil: Arrest of former house speaker unlikely to have significant impact on governance
  • Japan: Change in ruling party constitution likely to extend prime minister’s party leadership, premiership
  • Myanmar: In-depth: Heightened likelihood of communal violence following police border attacks, sweeping operations
  • Norway: Lawsuit, interest group demands signal increasing pressure to block oil, gas exploration in environmentally sensitive areas
  • Africa: Emergence of self-proclaimed Islamic State affiliate to spur militant competition in the Sahel
  • Nigeria: Government efforts to broaden national tax base to increase tax risks
  • Suriname: Scenarios: Austerity measures remain in place
  • Ireland: Police, teachers’ strikes likely to go ahead, have limited impact on security, businesses
  • Nigeria: Cult group clashes underline volatile security environment in Niger delta
  • Iran: Cabinet reshuffle unlikely to increase political instability over coming weeks
  • Libya: Armed forces’ statement following meeting in capital highlights barriers to political reconciliation

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