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We are a specialist global risk consultancy that helps organisations succeed in a volatile world. Through insight, intelligence and technology, we help you seize opportunities while remaining secure, compliant and resilient. When crises and complex issues arise, we help you recover. 
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RiskMap 2020

RiskMap is the leading annual forecast of political and security risk, compiled by Control Risks experts worldwide. For 2020 we have identified the global Top 5 Risks for business and selected 20 countries and regions across the world that will shape businesses strategies in the coming year.

CORE political violence and violent organised crime report Q3 2019 

The third quarter report on political violence and violent organised crime incidents around the world. Download now.

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We aim to bring clarity to complex situations - wherever they are - informing the debate on the world’s most important issues.

Killing Soliemani

Killing Soleimani: a tactical lunge with strategic consequences

US President Donald Trump’s decision to kill Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ elite Qods Force and arguably Iran’s second most powerful man, has shaken the Middle East and is likely to have geopolitical consequences far beyond the region.

South African podcast

A persistent threat: trends in South Africa’s kidnap-for-ransom and extortion landscape

Kidnap and extortion have long been a feature of South Africa's challenging criminal environment. Some recent high-profile kidnap cases have pushed the issue up the corporate security agenda.

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Navigating the global sanctions landscape in 2020: Diverging paths, increasing risks

The must-have report for business with exposure to sanctions risk.

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