Control Risks Blog: on a recent trip to Tokyo, Charles Hecker found the Japanese to have a clear and present sense of geopolitical risk.
In this issue of Middle East Riskwatch we talk about how geopolitical uncertainty is here to stay, cyber threat readiness and the impact of failure, third parties role in bribery cases, our top geopolitical risk drivers for the MENA region and finally, our next issue of our worker welfare digest.
Control Risks Blog: In Kyrgyzstan, as well as 11 other former Soviet countries and a number of others further afield, International Women’s Day is a national holiday. Eimear O’Casey finds that not all Kyrgyzstani women are happy about the way it is marked.
What global and regional trends do businesses need to know about? Our Special Risks Analysis team has created a review of the kidnapping landscape in 2017.
The well-established crime of kidnapping-for-ransom saw notable developments in 2017. Alongside this dynamism, there was also a broad continuity in global trends which will allow businesses to plan for 2018 and mitigate this threat.