Risk Insights

  • 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
  • Russia: Norilsk Nickel’s Arctic oil spill
    Date first published: 21/07/2020 Key sectors: various Key risks: environmental risks; civil unrest On 29 May a fuel storage tank spilled at a power pl...
    22 July 2020
  • Hong Kong SAR: One Country, One Internet?
    Date first published: 14/07/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; financial risk; frustration of process One Country, Two Internets ...
    15 July 2020
  • Aviation after COVID-19
    Date first published: 09/07/2020 Key sectors: aviation Key risk: bankruptcy; mergers; state-aid There are few industries that have been more affected ...
    09 July 2020
  • Iran: Nantaz nuclear nightmare
    Date first published: 07/07/2020 Key sectors: nuclear; shipping; aerospace Key risks: sanctions; political instability; cyber-warfare; war on land On ...
    08 July 2020
  • Suriname: Desi desists?
    Date first published: 30/06/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; policy continuity; sovereign default President Desire Delano ‘Desi...
    01 July 2020