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.

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  • Turkey: Arrest of mayors likely to lead to increased social unrest, reprisal terrorist attacks in south-east
  • Brazil: Constitutional amendment on public spending to reduce sovereign risks at federal level
  • Lithuania: Opposition parties likely to form centrist coalition with interventionist approach to economic management
  • Peru: Measures to combat crime in construction sector unlikely to improve security environment
  • Iceland: Government unlikely to secure another majority in snap elections, Pirate-led coalition most likely scenario
  • Swaziland: Strike threat highlights rising risk of labour unrest
  • Suriname: Arrest of drug lord highlights Suriname’s role as transit point for illegal narcotics
  • Russia: Thwarted attack linked to extremist group highlights intent to target major cities
  • Botswana: Provisional liquidation of state-owned miner to raise non-payment risk across sectors
  • Montenegro: New prime minister candidate to swiftly negotiate government coalition, ensure policy continuity
  • Zimbabwe: Continued economic deterioration likely despite clearing of IMF arrears
  • Direct Action: In-depth: Growth in right-wing violence poses incidental threat to business in Europe, North America
  • Asia & the Pacific: Senior Chinese official’s visit to North Korea unlikely to ease tensions on Korean Peninsula
  • China: Oath-taking debate in Hong Kong likely to trigger more protests, widen political divisions
  • Poland: Renewed debate on bank tax, FX-mortgage bill herald further regulatory uncertainty in financial sector
  • Namibia: Dispute between ministries over granting of environmental certificate highlights continued regulatory risk
  • Asia & the Pacific: Taiwan opposition leader’s meeting with Beijing unlikely to significantly improve cross-Strait ties
  • Libya: Potential Saudi involvement in organising peace talks unlikely to improve security environment significantly
  • Chile: Integrity risks to remain high following charges against mine operator
  • Bolivia: Shooting in border town signals increased security risks in border areas

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