News and updates

  • AKE Analyst on CNBC: ‘Oligarch list’ a sigh of relief for many in Russia
    Max Hess, senior political risk analyst at AKE International, discusses a list of Russia’s wealthiest released by the U.S. Treasury. Max also d...
    31 January 2018
  • AKE Special Report: Threats to Business Travellers
    Business travel security is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Whether you are travelling overseas for business or pleasure, there will be factors t...
    30 August 2017
  • Credit Risk Modelling for Insurers and Investors
    We've launched a Credit Risk Model to help clients assess the effect of political and economic shocks on the risk of corporate defaults and the dollar...
    06 July 2017
  • Sign Up for Freelance Journalist Safety Consultations
    Freelance journalist safety and security consultationsAKE International is delighted to have teamed up with Rory Peck Trust and Frontline Freelance Re...
    29 June 2017
  • AKE online training featured in New York Times
    Europe Beckons, but Security Consultants Urge: Be Prepared Favorable exchange rates between the dollar and both the euro and the pound, along with exp...
    22 May 2017
  • Global Intake 2.0 – Available now
    We are proud to announce the launch of our next generation country risk tool, Global Intake 2.0. Global Intake has been developed through consultation...
    14 February 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 28 November 2016
    Americas: Cuba’s revolutionary leader dies Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; travel and road disruption In Cuba, the coming week will...
    28 November 2016
  • Media, Conflict and Democratisation – Cape Town, 12-14 December
    From 12 – 14 December 2016, AKE will be attending and participating in the ‘Media, Conflict and Democratisation’ (Mecodem) conference in Cape To...
    28 November 2016
  • Ones to Watch: 21 November 2016
    Americas: Austerity measures to continue to fuel unrest in Brazil Sectors: all Key Risks: violent civil unrest; strikes; political instability In Braz...
    21 November 2016
  • New website launch
    Welcome to our newly launched, responsive website! View upcoming courses, browse our equipment store and discover how AKE International can help your...
    01 November 2016
  • Ones to Watch: 31 October 2016
    Americas: PDVSA’s woes continue Sectors:  hydrocarbon Key Risks: non-payment; foreign exchange shortage; political instability; civil unrest US fed...
    31 October 2016
  • Ones to Watch: 23 October 2016
    Americas: Tension in Venezuela scales-up Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; social unrest; political violence   In Venezuela, political a...
    27 October 2016