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]
In the wake of Brazil’s national election in October, the largest country in South America stands on the cusp of a landmark transition with the selection of Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) and rejection of the Workers’ Party (PT) after more than a decade in power.
The aviation industry is facing unprecedented challenges, from geopolitical risks, inspired ‘lone-wolf’ attacks, to political flux in key markets resulting in poor compliance with international standards, regulatory changes and the stricter enforcement of existing measures.
The UK and the EU on 13 December agreed the text of an agreement on the terms under which the UK will leave the EU, planned for 29 March 2019. The following day, Prime Minister Theresa May received the approval of her cabinet for the deal at a five-hour meeting...
The energy sector in Africa has received much attention from businesses and investors over the past ten years. The coming years will bring further shifts in policy priorities and investment trends, heralding both new opportunities and fresh challenges.
Jonathan Wood discusses the results of the US midterm elections and the key takeaways for global business. Tune in for his take from Washington, DC.