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.

  • Mexico: Arrest of Morelos police officers highlights persistence of corruption in law enforcement
  • Mexico: Limited interest in first oil round likely to prompt government to implement regulatory changes
  • Turkmenistan: Contractual, non-payment risks likely to increase as low oil, gas prices persist
  • Turkey: Attack on pipeline indicates increasing terrorism risk for oil and gas infrastructure
  • Saudi Arabia: Nuclear agreement solidifies low war risk; kingdom to focus on countering Iran’s regional interventions
  • Romania: Change in governing party’s leadership unlikely to stabilise political situation in longer term
  • United Kingdom: Tougher stance likely on company-owned properties in attempt to curb money-laundering
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Opposition alliance’s selection of leader unlikely to improve prospects at October presidential poll
  • Bahrain: Bomb attack targeting police highlights persistent low-level Shia militancy
  • Russia: Counterterrorism operation reflects persistent militant activity, extremist threat in North Caucasus
  • Iraq: Turkish strikes on PKK underscore HIGH security risks in KR border areas; overall risks unlikely to rise
  • Lebanon: Refuse-collection dispute, postponed cabinet session reflect premier’s increasingly precarious position
  • Nigeria: Cancelled summit points to former Niger delta militants’ likely failure to extract government concessions 
  • Syria: President’s admission of military setbacks underlines opposition’s continued degradation of state’s capabilities
  • India: Proposals suggest government keen to protect intellectual property but major improvements unlikely
  • India: Federally ruling party likely to face strong opposition in Bihar state elections
  • Paraguay: Ruling party primary highlights internal divisions, governance challenges to persist
  • Peru: Absence of dialogue between government, community groups likely to presage further unrest in south
  • Trinidad and Tobago: Prison break highlights deficiencies in penitentiary system
  • Indonesia: Church attacks, demolitions highlight government’s reluctance to defend religious minorities

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