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RiskMap 2019

We present the Top Five Risks for business in the coming year and clarify the world in which businesses will be operating in 2019. Unprecedented change presents challenges, but also opportunities for those able to respond and adapt. 

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Political change in Mexico and the impact on kidnap and exortive crime

Will Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's policies to tackle crime make a difference to Mexico's kidnap rate?

Readiness - Response - Recovery
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Orthodoxy and innovation: crisis readiness, response and recovery

Today’s crises are more frequent and more complex than ever. They challenge an organization’s resilience as never before. As the nature of crises changes, so must your organization. How do you stand ready, respond effectively and recover stronger?

Five case studies of interest to corporate investigators
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From geotags to infotainment: Overlooked sources of digital evidence

As technology evolves rapidly, so do the means by which forensic professionals can find information. Read five case studies that highlight the way digital forensic sources are advancing.

Islamist militancy in the Sahel
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Islamist Militancy in the Sahel: Four key trends 

Despite regional and foreign military intervention there has been a significant increase in Islamist militant activities in the Sahel-Sahara region. Using Control Risk's monitoring platform CORE we have identified the key concerning trends.



2018 kidnapping trends in review

The global kidnapping environment saw several notable developments in 2018. In the most noteworthy global trend, Control Risks’ data showed average kidnap durations had declined to five days or fewer. This represents...


Thai election forecast

More than two-thirds of Thai citizens who have been living under military rule for the past five years will cast their votes in the 24 March general elections. Here is what you need to know about the elections, the potential outcomes (plus what shouldn’t be ruled out), and how these could impact your business in the coming months and years.

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