Managing Political Risks

Understanding and managing the political risks prevalent in the countries in which your organisation operates is a key component of continued success. Equally, exploiting business opportunities in challenging environments is easier when you are prepared for the risks involved.

Control Risks has a team of over 50 analysts. They range from country specific experts, to experts in global issues. Our analysts follow trends in political and security risk, analysing what these mean for our clients. Their analysis is informed through a variety of sources, their own in-country contacts, regular research trips, and desk-top research.

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

  • 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 and security risks associated with a business venture and recommend ways of mitigating those risks. 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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  • Nigeria’s anti-corruption drive

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    Gillian Duncan, Director in Control Risks’ Cyber Security practice, explains what companies should be doing to protect themselves and to prepare for attacks in an increasingly complex threat environment.