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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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 ...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    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...
    ake-intel
    30 January 2019