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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.



Bangladesh election

It was striking on a recent visit to Bangladesh just how much the country’s current GDP growth rate (7.3% in the last fiscal year) was a source of pride for Bangladeshis. Many pointed out with delight how Bangladesh had trumped its more vaunted neighbour, India (which grew at 7.1% year-on-year).


Vietnam FDI

Vietnam has become Asia’s hottest investment destination. Last year the country attracted $17billion in FDI commitments, arguably the largest for an emerging market relative to its GDP of $250billion. In the first quarter of 2018, the country became the fourth largest IPO market in the region, felling larger incumbents such as South Korea, Singapore and Australia.

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