Managing Political Risks

Control Risks’ team of analysts includes country specialists and experts in a broad range of global issues. Informed by their own in-country contacts, regular travel and research, our analysts track trends and events to assess their impact on clients’ political and security risk exposure.

Through our joint venture with Oxford Economics, one of the world’s foremost macroeconomic forecasting consultancies, we can integrate specialist economic analysis with our political and security assessments.  Together we offer an unparalleled network of more than 200 geopolitical and economic experts around the world providing on-the-ground, in-country experience and expertise.

To help you mitigate the risks your organisation faces, Control Risks has a number of solutions which can be tailored to your needs:

  • Consulting and Analysis. Our team of analysts work with clients to address the particular areas of risk they face. Through our research capability, we provide tailored, client-specific reports that assess the political, economic and security risks associated with a business venture and recommend ways of mitigating those risks. More
  • Economic and Political Risk Evaluator. Using its own specialist metrics, EPRE provides a framework for forecasting economic and geopolitical risks in 164 countries through regularly updated ratings, in-depth profiles and event-driven updates. It is a subscription service designed and delivered by a joint venture between Control Risks and Oxford Economics. More
  • PRIME. This research service provides insightful analysis of political developments in emerging markets. Combining online insight with direct access to our analysts, it is designed to help clients assess the political and business climate of new markets. More
  • Country Risk Forecast. This is an online subscription product, which provides daily updates of the political and security risk developments in some 200 countries worldwide. More
  • RiskMap. This is a critical assessment, published every autumn, of the political and security issues that will challenge global organisations in the forthcoming year. More

See Also

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  • The Paris attacks

    The November 13 attacks in Paris have shaken up Europe’s security landscape and provoked a wide ranging debate about the reponse to challenges presented by the Islamic State threat, the Syrian conflict and the refugee crisis.

  • Myanmar 2015 elections: the NLD takes it all

    The main opposition National League for Democracy (NLD)’s landslide victory in the 8 November general and state elections has come as a surprise to many – probably including the party itself.