Risk Insights

  • Central African Republic: 2012.2?
    Date first published: 24/12/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political instability   Risk development Days before general elec...
    30 December 2020
  • Brazil: Next-level banditry
    Date first published: 17/12/2020 Key sectors: banking; insurance Key risks: organised crime   Risk development Two sensational commando-style ban...
    23 December 2020
  • Japan: SoftBank continues to evolve
    Date first published: 10/12/2020 Key sectors: telecommunications; technology Key risks: credit risks   Risk development SoftBank continues to evo...
    16 December 2020
  • Moldova: An uphill struggle
    Date first published: 03/12/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: political; economic; corruption; institutional reform   Risk development On 16 Novem...
    09 December 2020
  • Morocco: Western Sahara – a neglected conflict
    Date first published: 26/11/2020 Key sectors: mining; commercial transport Key risks: war on land; business disruption; unrest   Risk Development...
    02 December 2020
  • Afghanistan: The US’s longest war and the impossibility of ending it
    Date first published: 19/11/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil war; troop deployments; terrorism   Risk development Serious questions are bei...
    26 November 2020
  • Ethiopia: A war by any other name
    Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; external conflict;political instability; economic risks Date first published: 17/11/2020   Risk de...
    18 November 2020
  • France – Middle East and North Africa: Repercussions of the ‘prophet row’
    Date first published: 03/11/2020 Key sectors: retail; food & drink; luxury fashion Key risks: sanctions; FoP; CF; terrorism On 16 October French...
    04 November 2020
  • Bolivia: MAS Evo?
    Date first published: 27/10/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political instability; civil unrest The leftist Movement to Socialism ...
    29 October 2020
  • Armenia – Azerbaijan: A tangled conflict
    Date first published: 20/10/2020 Key sectors: all; oil and gas Key risks: external conflict; regional stability On 27 September conflict reignited bet...
    22 October 2020
  • 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