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.

  • Myanmar: Report on domestic businesses shows positive but uneven trend in corporate governance standards
  • Pakistan: Arrests, new provincial accountability body will not stem persistent, high corruption risks
  • Ecuador: Controversial exploration efforts will not generate increased contract risks; integrity risks to rise
  • Mexico: New Pemex budget cut points to enhanced contract, non-payment risks
  • Mexico: Extortion attempt of solar energy company in Oaxaca state underscores security challenges
  • Chile: Homicides, violence between criminal groups highlight inadequate prison system not increased security risk
  • Argentina: Public workers’ strike highlights divisions among unions, labour unrest to persist
  • Nigeria: Militant group’s claim of attack highlights fragility of peace efforts in Niger delta region
  • Morocco: New laws highlight slow pace of political reform
  • Algeria: Deregulation likely to be partial, other investment barriers to persist
  • Eritrea: Speculation about president’s health highlights threats around lack of succession plan
  • Serbia: Scenarios: Coalition continues with modest reforms, rule of law slides
  • Uzbekistan: Election campaign to be calm, uncompetitive despite multiple candidates; Mirziyoyev’s victory assured
  • Tanzania: Reputational risk to remain elevated amid continued crackdown on government critics
  • Iran: Supreme leader’s intervention regarding prospective presidential candidates reflects divisions within conservative camp
  • Pakistan: Opposition rally outside Lahore unlikely to cause mass unrest
  • Germany: Attacks on mosque, conference centre indicate increasing xenophobic violence in east
  • Italy: Prime minister sets date for referendum on constitutional reform, puts tenure on line
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Political instability, judicial uncertainty to increase after controversial referendum
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE): Further deterioration in relationship with Iran unlikely despite UAE official’s comments

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