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.

  • Iraq: Foiled bomb plot underscores militant intent to target Kurdistan Region
  • Haiti: President’s departure presages complicated process to elect new president; continued political uncertainty
  • Peru: Scenarios: Pro-business agenda lacks effective implementation
  • Mexico: Accusations against gubernatorial candidates indicate complicated electoral process in Tamaulipas
  • Chad: Protests in capital highlight growing frustration with socioeconomic challenges
  • Congo (DRC): Reprisal clashes highly likely following communal violence in North Kivu province
  • Portugal: Passing of budget reduces prospects of confrontation with EU, government split
  • Ireland: Shootings reflect continuing organised criminal feud: terrorist involvement unlikely despite claim
  • Ghana: Scenarios: Business conditions remain broadly favourable despite fiscal crisis
  • Nigeria: Further protests against electricity tariff rises likely in coming months
  • Saudi Arabia: Bomb attack underscores Islamic State’s intent to target security forces
  • Norway: Charges against former police chief not indicative of wider pattern of corruption, organised crime threat
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Postponed referendum on judicial powers unlikely to reduce inter-entity disagreements
  • Libya: Capital control, sovereign risks to increase as central bank introduces new regulations
  • Iran: Reinstatement of parliamentary candidates points to limited improvement in moderate camp’s position
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE): Changes to UAE ministries highlight push toward increased government efficiency
  • South Africa: Court case highlights president’s declining influence, raises risk of demonstrations
  • Mali: Deal between armed groups highlights low risk of renewed rebellion in north in short term
  • Algeria: In depth: Arrests highlight terrorism risks in remote areas where smuggling, militancy overlap
  • Brazil: Reduction in homicides unlikely to allay security concerns in Ceará state

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