Control Risks

Control Risks is a global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. Since our inception in 1975 we have worked with more than 5,000 clients in over 135 countries worldwide. Our renowned expertise, the breadth of our services, and the geographical reach of our organisation enables us to help our clients meet their challenges and realise new business opportunities across the world.

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episode 81: Tensions in the Gulf


 2019-06-17  30m

episode 80: Change of tactics in virtual kidnapping

The two distinct arcs of virtual kidnapping in the Americas and East Asia have changed. The perpetrators have started to evolve not only their tactics but who they target. Control Risks’ Associate Director of Special Risk Analysis, Nicola White elaborate...


 2019-05-28  7m

episode 79: Kidnap for ransom rises on the back of India’s growing middle class

Control Risks data shows that the Indian states with the greatest levels of investment have seen the sharpest increases in financially motivated kidnap. In this podcast, Tania Ildefonso and Hemant Shivakumar explore the relationship between politics, eco...


 2019-02-26  8m

episode 78: Political change in Mexico and the impact on kidnap and extortive crime

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will become president of Mexico on 1 December, having campaigned on a platform of tackling violence and organised criminal activity. As well as a historically high murder rate, Mexico struggles with one of the highest kidnap r...


 2018-11-22  7m

episode 77: Cambio político en México e impacto en tendencias de secuestro extorsivo

Andrés Manuel López Obrador se convertirá en presidente de México el 1 de diciembre, después de una campaña política basada en lidiar con la violencia y el crimen organizado en el país. Así como como una tasa de asesinatos históricamente alta, México luc...


 2018-11-22  10m

episode 76: Election preview: Brazil at a turning point

In this Control Risks podcast we hear from Thomaz Favaro, the firm's lead political risk analyst for Brazil and the Southern Cone. The last few years in Brazil have seen a major economic recession, high-profile corruption scandals, the impeachment of a p...


 2018-10-25  9m

episode 75: Kidnap risk increases in Cameroon

Secessionist groups in the anglophone regions of Cameroon have conducted a growing number of attacks on security forces since the last quarter of 2017. These ...


 2018-08-17  7m

episode 74: A landmark election in Mexico

In this Control Risks podcast we hear from Eduardo Arcos, one of the firm's political risk analysts covering Mexico. Mexican voters head to the polls on ...


 2018-06-27  11m

episode 73: Colombia’s pivotal election

In this Control Risks podcast we hear from Sergio Guzmán, the firm's lead political risk analyst for Colombia. As the country gears up for its most pivotal ...


 2018-06-14  7m

episode 72: Virtual kidnapping in the United States

Virtual kidnapping is a crime which is traditionally or even principally associated with Latin America. But it is also very common in the US. However, ...


 2018-05-21  8m