News and updates

  • United Kingdom: Another Brexit crisis
    Date first published: 15/09/2020 Key risks: trade disputes; political stability; frustration of process Key sectors: all Much has happened in the Uni...
    16 September 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 14 September 2020
    Americas: Peru’s President Vizcarra to face impeachment proceedings Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability In Peru, political tensions are se...
    14 September 2020
  • Mexico: Bullets, not hugs
    Date first published: 10/09/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: organised crime; cartel violence; attacks; business disruption There seems to be no silve...
    10 September 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 7 September 2020
    Americas: Venezuela’s Maduro to increase efforts to lure opposition into legislative vote Sectors: all Key Risks: strikes; business interruption In ...
    07 September 2020
  • Worldwide: The politics of 5G
    Date first published: 04/-9/2020 Key sectors: telecommunications Key risks: trade restrictions; cyber There are few technologies that are more controv...
    04 September 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 1 September 2020
    Americas: Unionised workers launch strike at Colombia’s Cerrejon coal mine Sectors: mining Key Risks: strikes; business interruption In Colombia,...
    01 September 2020
  • Mali: Fresh coup, old problems
    Date first published: 25/08/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; civil unrest; political violence; terrorism Mali’s political cri...
    26 August 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 24 August
    Americas: Corruption fallout looms as former Pemex CEO accuses ex-presidents, other officials Sectors: all, particularly energy sector Key Risks: f...
    24 August 2020
  • Algeria: Road to reform?
    Date first published: 21/08/2020 Key sectors:oil & gas; mining; ports; infrastructure Key risks:Business disruption; contract frustration; credit ...
    21 August 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 17 August 2020
    Americas: Governor Vazquez loses primary vote to Pedro Pierluisi in Puerto Rico Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; economic and political ...
    17 August 2020
  • Horn of Africa: Ethiopia unrest reverberates across region
    Date first published: 14/08/20 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; civil unrest; political instability; external conflict; terrorism On 29 ...
    14 August 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 10 August 2020
    Americas: Nationwide demonstrations, blockades to enter second week in Bolivia Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; business d...
    10 August 2020