Ones to Watch: 14 August 2017

Americas: Former Pemex director allegedly involved in Odebrecht corruption scandal Sectors: oil and gas; construction Key Risks: corruption fallout; reputational risks  In Mexico, the Attorney General stated on 13 August that the alleged involvement of former Pemex director Emilio Lozoya in the Odebrecht corruption scandal would be investigated to its final consequences. Lozoya denied Brazilian media reports that he…

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Credit Risk Modelling for Insurers and Investors

AKE Credit Risk Model – Probable Maximum Loss We’ve launched a Credit Risk Model to help clients assess the effect of political and economic shocks on the risk of corporate defaults and the dollar impact on an insurance or investment company’s assets. The Credit Probable Maximum Loss (PML) model helps leading credit risk underwriters to…

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Sign Up for Freelance Journalist Safety Consultations

Freelance journalist safety and security consultations AKE International is delighted to have teamed up with Rory Peck Trust and Frontline Freelance Register to provide free, one-to-one journalist safety consultations for freelance journalists, photographers and filmmakers.  Security advisors from a range of organisations will be available on THURSDAY 13 JULY 2017, at London’s Frontline Club in central London, to…

AKE online training featured in New York Times

Europe Beckons, but Security Consultants Urge: Be Prepared Favorable exchange rates between the dollar and both the euro and the pound, along with expanded air routes linking the United States and Europe, are helping to bolster tourism to Europe this summer despite lingering concerns over security in the wake of terrorist attacks over the past…