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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 Q4 2019 

We are pleased to release our fourth quarter report on political violence and violent organised crime incidents around the world.

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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.


Coronavirus global emergency is an open-ended crisis for businesses in China and beyond

The 2019-Novel Coronavirus has been declared a “global emergency”, and has major implications for China and the wider world. We examine some scenarios and key considerations for those facing the crisis in China.

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What Brexit means for business in 2020

With the withdrawal agreement passed in both UK and European parliament, the UK left the EU on 31 January. We examine what that means for business in the year to come in four key risk points.

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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.

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