RiskMap Podcast: Venezuela; Power shifts in Southern Africa; The global cyber threat
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RiskMap Podcast: Venezuela update; Power shifts in Southern Africa; The global cyber threat
The RiskMap Podcast - A conversation about what's happening in the world and what it means for global business.
In this edition:
- Laura Sharkey, an analyst covering the Andean region, provides an update on the crisis in Venezuela and the outlook for businesses operating there as the government of President Nicolas Maduro continues making moves to completely centralize power. [Minute 1:15]
- A series of high profile cyber attacks in recent months have highlighted the significant risks facing global businesses. Nicolas Reyes, Associate Director for Cyber Security, discusses how companies can get ahead of the ever-shifting cyber threat. [Minute 7:58]
- Barnaby Fletcher, an analyst covering Southern Africa, discusses the upcoming presidential election in Angola that will close the 38-year tenure of president José Eduardo dos Santos, South Africa's recent vote to continue the controversial rule of president Jacob Zuma, and how the varying questions around power and leadership throughout the region will impact the business environment. [Minute 16:30]
More than 192 million Indonesian voters on 17 April will elect officials to over 20,000 public offices - including the presidency - in the world’s largest election held on a single day.
Mega events present an opportunity to celebrate ideas, cultures and showcase human potential. Since the first Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, in 1896, the FIFA Football World Cup in Uruguay in 1930 and the World Fair (Expo) in Brussels, Belgium, in 1935, we have seen how mega events promote the economy, create jobs, foster collaboration and partnerships and revitalise urban infrastructure.
Each year, Control Risks’ decides the top 5 Risks for businesses in the coming year. While these are global in scope, here we discuss how they will drive developments in the business environment in the Middle East and North Africa in 2019.
When investors say “technology drives business” what do they mean? Fundamentally, they mean a business’s ability to collect, process, analyze and monetize data.
The well-established crime of kidnapping-for-ransom saw notable developments in 2018. Alongside this dynamism, there was also a broad continuity in global trends which will allow businesses to plan for 2019 and mitigate this threat.