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.

  • Romania: Efforts to modernise agriculture sector unlikely to significantly alter risk environment for foreign investors
  • Greece: Mail bomb injury to former prime minister underlines persistent anarchist threat
  • Kenya: Petition to prevent election candidates from standing likely to fuel localised unrest
  • Gambia: Freezing of former president’s assets signals government’s intent to recover misappropriated funds
  • Iran: Lifting of non-nuclear sanctions unlikely, notwithstanding president’s statements
  • South Sudan: National dialogue, government’s unilateral ceasefire unlikely to improve security environment
  • Russia: Disruption of plot to attack transportation in capital underlines security force capabilities
  • Kosovo: New coalitions, early elections unlikely to lead to increased political instability, inter-ethnic violence
  • Yemen: Southern representatives’ political demands increase threat of partition, civil war
  • Tanzania: Dismissals in mining sector highlight president’s nationalism, corruption focus
  • Mozambique: Opposition leader's criticism of government’s slow troop withdrawal unlikely to threaten ceasefire
  • Kazakhstan: Restrictions on presidential candidates to reinforce political status quo; not indicative of imminent succession announcement
  • India: Scenarios: Government likely to play safe on reforms
  • Worldwide Terrorist Threats: High rate of failure, likelihood of detection mean that sophisticated Islamist terrorist attacks will remain rare
  • Indonesia: Police warning against vigilantism reflects elevated operational, security risks during Ramadan
  • Mid East & N Africa: Militant threats in countries experiencing instability likely to increase during Ramadan
  • Philippines: Scrapping of airport tender reflects persistent regulatory risk facing major infrastructure projects
  • Bangladesh: Removal of statue from court premises highlights growing religious conservatism, protests likely
  • Philippines: Communist rebels’ condemnation of Mindanao martial law unlikely to bring significant rise in attacks
  • Asia & the Pacific: Former Malaysian prime minister’s comments on automotive deal unlikely to derail Malaysia-China ties

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