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.

  • Papua New Guinea: Widespread unrest unlikely as voting begins in 24 June-8 July general elections
  • Honduras: Regulatory challenges to remain despite government’s championing of mining sector
  • Americas: Looming renegotiation of trade deal with US, Canada will have negative impact on trade risk in Mexico
  • Europe & CIS: Railway project likely to deepen Baltic states’ integration with Europe
  • Russia: Further protests likely as election commission confirms that opposition leader ineligible to contest 2018 presidential poll
  • Ecuador: Country to remain important for narcotics trade despite co-operation, seizures
  • Gabon: Sovereign risks to persist despite IMF lending programme
  • Nicaragua: Municipal elections unlikely to be transparent despite participation of regional electoral observers
  • El Salvador: Arrest warrants for death squad members highlights pervasive misconduct in security forces
  • Iran: Upcoming deal, international tender signal fall in investment restriction risk in upstream oil and gas sector
  • Brazil: Decline in crime levels unlikely to allay concerns over persistent security threats in Minas Gerais
  • Asia & the Pacific: Progress on renewed diplomatic engagement with North Korea unlikely in coming months
  • Czech Republic: Protests at coal mine, power plant underscore low-level threat from environmentalist groups
  • Saudi Arabia: Thwarted attack in Mecca underlines persistent threat from Islamist militancy; terrorism risk remains MEDIUM
  • Kazakhstan: Tax code changes to contribute to greater clarity, uniformity in tax regime over next two years
  • Mid East & N Africa: Stray ordnance, retaliatory strikes do not point to increasing Israeli involvement in Syria conflict
  • Indonesia: Lower-than-expected investment levels likely to bring partial relaxation of foreign ownership rules
  • Thailand: Latest insurgent attack highlights fragility of peace talks, severe security threats in far south
  • Indonesia: Domestic militants’ role in Philippines conflict to drive medium-term increase in terrorism threat

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