News and updates

  • Ones to Watch, 18 March 2019
    Americas: Guyana to miss snap election deadline, constitutional crisis looms Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; governability In Guyana, the...
    18 March 2019
  • Nigeria: Buhari victory means more of the same
    Date first published: 12/3/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; internal conflict; civil unrest Far from a promised thriller, Nige...
    13 March 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 11 March 2019
    Americas: Nicaraguan opposition threatens to end dialogue absent government concessions Sectors: all Key Risks: business disruption; political instabi...
    11 March 2019
  • Thailand: A touch of royalty
    Date first published: 21/2/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; internal conflict; civil unrest On 8 February Princess Ubolratana ...
    27 February 2019
  • Lebanon: All that glitters is not gold
    Date first published: 14/2/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: default; political stability; frustration of process; confiscation risk Behind Beirut’s...
    20 February 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 18 February 2019
    Americas: IMF confirms formal talks with Ecuador, anti-government protests erupt Sectors: all Key Risks: default; civil unrest In Ecuador, negotiation...
    18 February 2019
  • Venezuela: Maduro vs. Guaido
    Date first published: 7/2/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; arbitrary arrests; civil unrest; military intervention; sanctions T...
    13 February 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 11 February 2019
    Americas: Fresh wave of violent protests amid state of economic emergency hits Haiti Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; busi...
    11 February 2019
  • Managing Your Security Risks
    Does your company expect its employees to work in challenging or hostile environments? If so, are you responsible for that risk and have you considere...
    07 February 2019
  • Russia-NATO: The thawing of the Cold War Détente
    Date first published: 5/2/2018 Key sectors: security Key risks: arms race; geopolitical instability In October 2018, US President Donald Trump annou...
    06 February 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 4 February 2019
    Americas: Fallout from Brumadinho dam collapse to continue to hit Brazil’s Vale Sectors: mining; metals Key Risks: fines; lawsuits; credit rating do...
    04 February 2019
  • China – United States: Waaah – wei!
    Date first published: 30/1/2019 Key sectors: technology; various Key risks: great-power rivalry; trade war; sanctions On 28 January the US Department...
    30 January 2019