AKE Special Report – Nigeria After the Elections

AKE’s Special Report discusses the state of Nigeria’s economy, assesses the prospects and potential impact of oil-sector reform and identifies the major security challenges confronting President Buhari in his second term. It argues that, while new investment opportunities might arise in several sectors, the glacial pace of structural reforms and persistent security risks will...

Political Risk Outlook Q1 2019 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape was fundamentally altered in Q1, and provides forecasts for Q2 2019. AKE's political risk outlook map draws on our rigorous risk ratings for the main economic, regulatory and political hurdles facing countries across the...

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 considered that you may have to justify how you are managing it? One approach is the 4-2-1 model. AKE International’s General Manager Martin Taylor explains....

Political Risk Outlook Q4 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape was fundamentally altered in Q4, and provides forecasts for Q1 2019. AKE's political risk outlook map draws on our rigorous risk ratings for the main economic, regulatory and political hurdles facing countries across the...

AKE Special Report – The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations Key sectors: oil & gas; defence Key risks: sanctions; non-granting of export licences; oil prices The Khashoggi Affair could have serious implications on Saudi Arabia relations with the United States (US). However, in AKE’s baseline case, the Khashoggi Affair will temporarily strain relations between Washington and Riyadh, but the countries’...