AKE Risk Insights

Political risk analysis, security intelligence, security updates, country risk analysis, country risk index

Political risk analysis and global security intelligence blog.

Explore the insights of AKE's team of political risk consultants, security analysts and intelligence specialists:
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Ones to Watch, 20 January 2020
Americas: Peru’s 26 January legislative elections aimed at ending months of political turmoil Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy
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Venezuela: The Guaido-Maduro showdown intensifies
Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; sanctions; governability; civil unrest On 5 January Nicolas Maduro’s regime moved to seize
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Ones to Watch, 13 January 2020
Americas: Brazil’s Vale secures US$3bln syndicated loan despite looming criminal charges Sectors: mining Key Risks: business risks; criminal charges; fines
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Political Risk Outlook Q4 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
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Armenia-Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan: Iran crisis threatens its northern Eurasian neighbours
Key sectors: all Key risks: trade disruption; refugee crisis; energy market disruption; conflict The dramatic assassination of Islamic Revolutionary Guards
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AKE Ones to Watch, 6 January 2020
Americas: Bolivia’s general election rerun to be held on 3 May Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity; violent
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Ones to Watch, 30 September 2019
Americas: Venezuela’s Maduro asks Brazil to hand over five suspects for raid against military post  Sectors: all Key Risks: bilateral and diplomatic tensions
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Ones to Watch, 23 December
Americas: Oil production launched at Stabroek block’s Liza field offshore Guyana Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: business; economic risks In Guyana, oil giant
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Americas: IMF to unlock funds as revised tax reform approved in Ecuador Sectors: all Key Risks: non-payment; policy continuity; governability 
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South Sudan: The ceasefire holds, for now
Date first published: 10 December 2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political instability The 12 November deadline for
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Ones to Watch, 9 December 2019
Americas: Argentina’s president-elect Alberto Fernandez to take office; policy shifts expected Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity; governability
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Papua New Guinea: A will but not necessarily a way for Bougainville
Date first published: 05 December 2019 Key sectors: mining Key risks: political stability; internal conflict On 7 December, polling for
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Political risk consultancy, global security intelligence

AKE provides up to the minute intelligence and analysis on political, security, economic and reputational risks around the world.

Our in-house, London-based team is made up of regional and linguistic experts with a deep understanding of local issues, who tailor our intelligence to the concerns of the client and the risks that they may face.

The department is supported by security risk specialists operating in the field, who are able to provide real-time updates on developments on the ground, as well as a private network of contributing sources.  To discuss how our analysts’ insights can provide you with a competitive advantage, please contact us.

AKE Special Reports

In-depth, downloadable security and political risk insights from our team of analysts.
Political Risk Outlook Q4 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
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Political Risk Outlook Q4 2019 – Ones to Watch
AKE’s Special Report examines the security environment in Hong Kong SAR after several weeks of violent protests triggered by a
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Political Risk Outlook Q4 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
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Political Risk Outlook Q3 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
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AKE Special Report – Hong Kong SAR
AKE’s Special Report examines the security environment in Hong Kong SAR after several weeks of violent protests triggered by a
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Political Risk Outlook Q4 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
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Political Risk Outlook Q2 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
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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
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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
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Managing Your Security Risks
Does your company expect its employees to work in challenging or hostile environments? If so, are you responsible for that
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