Political risk consulting, political risk analysis

We are specialists in providing economic and political risk consultancy. Our intelligence analysts are building on 20 years experience in understanding political risks faced by our clients in insurance and financial services.

We offer a bespoke consultancy solution that directly answers our clients' questions by cutting through the white noise of excess information and news updates that too often drown-out insightful analysis.

At our core is a team of experts dedicated to providing tailored analysis and strategic forecasting, allowing our clients to confidently asses the risk associated with investing in challenging environments and emerging markets.

1. Political Risks

Confiscation, licence cancellation, selective discrimination, regulatory risks

2. Economic Risks

Sovereign / sub-sovereign default, currency inconvertibility, macroeconomic trends

3. Political Violence

Terrorism, civil unrest, labour unrest,internal and external conflict, kidnap and piracy

Our political and economic risk services are delivered globally by an experienced team of regional political, security and subject matter experts, as well as regional language specialists.

Contact us to learn more about our experience, and how we help you understand and avoid the business risks faced by your organisation.


Tailored political risk reports

Our analyst team provides tailored political risk reports on the risks to assets, contracts and payments, or high-level country risk and sector overviews

  • Physical security risks to assets, including risk of physical damage or business interruption
  • Political risk analysis including hostile government action, expropriation of assets, contract cancellation or legal and legislative risks
  • Macro-economic risks, sovereign default
  • Non-payment risks by sub-sovereign entities

 

hostile environment security, security consultancy, risk mitigation, security assessment, high risk security services

In-house political risk consultants and face-to-face political risk consultancy

AKE embeds highly-qualified political risk specialists in our client's teams to help them assess the risk to their business portfolio, and give them a competitive edge:

  • Full or part-time embedded political risk consultants
  • Face-to-face political risk consultancy
  • Regular briefings and expert economic and political risk insight
  • Question and answer sessions
  • Telephone advice consultancy

 


 

Online political risk analysis platform and credit risk modelling

Our intelligence team provides online country risk platform and credit risk models that help clients assess the political, security and financial risks they face at the touch of a button.

AKE's political risk consultants provide tailored analysis and foresight that builds on an understanding of our clients' business. For details, pricing options and to learn more about our approach please contact us.

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United Kingdom: Attempt to stabilise Westminster destabilises Northern Ireland

Date first published: 13/06/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability A formal agreement that involves Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)

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Hostile environment training - journalist security - risk assessment for journalists
AKE Special Report: Journalist Security in Hostile Environments

Journalist security in hostile environments Journalists travelling to hostile regions to cover conflict and humanitarian crises, or to expose corruption

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AKE's Ones to Watch are selected by our regional experts to highlight the most important developments from around the world each week
AKE Ones to Watch: 19 June 2017

Americas: US partially rolls back policy changes towards Cuba Sectors: all Key Risks: economic; reduced foreign investment A new chapter

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Cuba: A frontier economy in crisis

Date first published: 08/06/2017 Key risks: slow growth; sovereign payment Key sectors: tourism; agriculture 1950’s Havana was a city of giant casinos,

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AKE Ones to Watch: 12 June 2017

Americas: Temer survives key threat to his presidency; more to come Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; corruption

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Libya: The deep roots of Libyan militancy

Date first published: 30/05/2017 Key sectors: energy; utilities; foreign investment Key risks: terrorism; civil unrest; political violence The 22 May Manchester Arena

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Ones to Watch: 5 June 2017

  Americas: FARC disarmament could be further delayed; peace process unlikely to be derailed Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency;

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Ecuador: Lenin Moreno’s turn?

Date first published: 25/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political stability; governability; corruption fallout ‘I am a president for all.

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Côte d’Ivoire: After the mutiny

Date: 18/05/2017 Key sectors: cocoa Key risks: military mutiny; budget deficit; muted economic growth On Friday 12 May, soldiers fired shots into

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AKE Ones to Watch: 22 May 2017

Americas: embattled President Temer fights for survival Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; corruption fallout In Brazil, President

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Moon’s rise turns tide against chaebol

Date first published: 09/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: reform; political gridlock On 9 May liberal candidate Moon Jae-in emerged victor in South

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Ones to Watch: 15 May 2017

Americas: disruption expected as teachers protests across Mexico Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; commercial damage; disruptive blockades In Mexico,

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