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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Ones to Watch, 16 April 2018

Americas: Cuba to undergo heavily controlled presidential transition Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity In Cuba, 19 April

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AKE Special Report: Russian Sanctions

6 April's sanctions on Russia AKE writes regular updates on the impact of sanctions on Russian companies and their affiliates

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Nigeira: a decade of Boko Haram?

Date first published: 03/04/2018 Key sectors:all Key risks:terrorism; insurgency In June 2017 Nigeria’s army chief, Tukur Buratai, declared that Boko Haram

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Ones to Watch, 9 April 2018

Americas: Electoral uncertainty to increase following Lula’s arrest   Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political stability In Brazil, unprecedented

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Ones to Watch, 26 March 2018

Americas: Last oil and gas auctions before October’s elections Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: policy continuity; political stability In

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AKE’s Senior Political Risk Analyst Max Hess talks Russian Bonds with CNBC

AKE’s Senior Political Risk Analyst for Europe and Eurasia, Max Hess, spoke this morning with CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche regarding the

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Post-Castro scenarios

Date first published: 15/03/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; policy continuity 19 April will mark the end of the Castro era

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Ones to Watch, 19 March 2018

Americas: Peru’s President Kuczynski to face second impeachment vote Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political stability; governability In Peru,

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Political Risk Outlook Q2 2018 – Ones to Watch

The political landscape in several countries has been upended over the past year and the months ahead are set to

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Russia – China: Beijing’s option on Rosneft

Date first published: 06/03/2018 Key risks: frustration of process; contract frustration; credit risk Key sectors: energy The Chinese government has an option to

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Ones to Watch, 12 March 2018

Americas: Venezuelan opposition to resume anti-government protests Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; security-force repression; political violence In Venezuela, the

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Brazil: All eyes on the election

Date first published: 27/02/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: governability; delays to fiscal reform agenda; policy uncertainty All eyes in Brazil are on

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