Risk Insights

  • Chile: Imposed agenda; uncertain reform
    Date first published: 14/10/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; policy continuity; looting; arson attacks; violent clashes Chile faces two ...
    15 October 2020
  • Cameroon: One year after failed dialogue, revived peace process offers hope
    Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political violence; political stability Date first published: 06/10/2020 4 October marked the anniversa...
    08 October 2020
  • Mexico: Unrest over the water debt
    Date first published: 29/09/2020 Key sectors: agriculture; commercial; public services Key risks: damage to infrastructure; revenue loses; business di...
    02 October 2020
  • Saudi Arabia – United States: What a Biden presidency would mean for Riyadh
    Date first published: 28/09/2020 Key sectors: oil & gas; infrastructure Key risks: energy security; sanctions US Presidential Democratic nominee J...
    01 October 2020
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mexico: Untameable fuel theft
    Date first published: 04/08/2020 Key sectors: oil and gas; commercial assets; public security Key risks: damage to infrastructure; violent crime; reve...
    05 August 2020
  • Libya: Setting sights on Sirte
    Date first published: 28/07/2020 Key sectors:oil & gas Key risks:sanctions; political instability; war on land Clashes between the United Nations(...
    29 July 2020