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COVID-19: Pivoting to recovery

As the vaccine rollout proceeds at varying paces across the globe, organisations find themselves in different and sometimes multiple stages of the crisis management lifecycle. Remaining agile, forward-thinking and empathetic are all essential for a successful outcome.

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Listen in on conversations with Control Risks experts and external guests about what risks are on the horizon for organisations. Featuring experts from all areas of Control Risks, we can help you navigate what lies ahead.

Taliban takeover likely to drive regional, global terrorism threats
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Taliban takeover likely to drive regional, global terrorism threats

The Taliban’s rapid conquest of a Western-backed military is a propaganda win for militant Islamist groups. We examine the security impacts in the region and beyond.

Malaysia - Endemic politics in pandemic times: is there an end in sight?
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New prime minister but hardly primed for political longevity

Malaysia is in its worst-ever COVID-19 wave, and political volatility is partly to blame. We discuss five ways that the political crisis could play out, the key triggers that companies should watch out for that would signpost possible shifts in the political state, and the longer term proposition for businesses.

China: politics are important but it’s the regulations that matter for multinationals
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Cyber due diligence: a critical tool in investment diligence

As the scale and frequency of cyber attacks continue to grow, the impacts of cyber security incidents reached an all-time high in 2020.


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Considering political risks when investing in renewable energy


Considering political risks when investing in renewable energy

Post-pandemic economic recovery is focused on “building back better” and many countries are seeking to reduce the share of electricity generated from fossil fuels, while investors are looking to make their portfolios more sustainable. We look at some of the key political risks associated with renewable energy investments and how investors can mitigate these risks at the different stages of investment decision-making.
In Focus series

In Focus

The impact of an Ebrahim Raisi presidency

Join Henry Smith for a conversation with Control Risks in-house expert Nicki Siamaki, Esfandyar Batmanghelidj, the founder and CEO of the Bourse & Bazaar Foundation and Dr. Farid Sigari-Majd, Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where they discuss the impact Raisi will have on the ongoing negotiations with the US, Iran’s sanctions environment in the coming year and challenges and opportunities that foreign businesses will be presented with in Iran’s market.

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