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: Potential Russian military involvement in Iraq unlikely to lower country's persistent war risk
  • Nigeria: Military gains against Islamist militants in north-east unlikely to reduce short-term threat
  • Chad: Attack on military in Lake Chad region highlights continued threat from Nigerian Islamist militant group
  • Congo: Integrity risks to rise amid French probe into ruling family’s assets
  • Mexico: Significant interest in oil, gas bidding round to relax investment restrictions
  • Poland: New local powers over environmental legislation likely to reduce regulatory predictability
  • Nicaragua: Clash between protesting miners and police highlights strength of union activism in mining sector
  • Turkey: Russian intervention in Syria, violation of Turkish airspace unlikely to increase security risks
  • Iran: Diversification of state revenue streams to reduce sovereign risks
  • Worldwide Terrorist Threats: Operation in Pakistan further limits Uighur militants’ operational capacity in China
  • Belgium: Small-scale violence during anti-austerity demonstration underlines social tensions; future union action likely
  • France: Attack on airline executives indicative of growing social tensions, government hesitance to intervene
  • Tajikistan: Risk of electricity supply shortages to persist as rationing introduced
  • Indonesia: Delays to power plant project reflect operational, security risks from land acquisition, management
  • Iraq: Easing of restrictions at International Zone not indicative of improving security environment
  • Algeria: Killing of alleged militants underscores HIGH security, terrorism risks outside urban centres
  • Vietnam: Sustained policy support for auto manufacturers unlikely despite proposed tax measure
  • Jamaica: Sentencing of official highlights pervasive public sector corruption
  • Mexico: Arrests in Quintana Roo state highlight continuing presence of organised criminal groups
  • Philippines: Bid to tackle informal mining sector unlikely to succeed

Catalonia and secession

Catalonia170x120 Read more

Colombia's infrastructure plan

colombiainfrastructurepromobox Download report

India's economic reforms

dialogueindia170 Watch video