News and updates

  • China: Lawfare with the West
    Date first published: 06/07/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: sanctions; business risks   Risk development On 10 June, the National People’s Con...
    07 July 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 5 July 2021
    Americas:  Oil majors reportedly mulling to launch offshore oil exploration in Colombia by 2022 Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: business and economic...
    05 July 2021
  • Political Risk Outlook Q2 2021 – 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 fundamental...
    02 July 2021
  • Worldwide: The global crypto crackdown
    Date first published: 29/06/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: financial crises; illicit financing   Risk development Cryptocurrency has had a vola...
    30 June 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 28 June 2021
    Americas: Chile’s Constituent Assembly to start drafting new constitution on 4 July Sectors: all Key Risks: policy uncertainty; political instabilit...
    28 June 2021
  • AKE Insights Report: The Wuhan ‘Lab Leak
    On 26 May United States (US) President Joe Biden ordered a review of the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an extraordinary statement he called for...
    24 June 2021
  • Israel: ‘Change’?
    Date first published: 17/06/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy uncertainty; political volatility   Risk development On 13 June the Knesset a...
    23 June 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 21 June 2021
    Ones to Watch Americas: Protests against Bolsonaro’s COVID-19 response expected to persist across Brazil Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; polit...
    21 June 2021
  • Peru: Divisive drama
    Date first published: 15/06/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; policy continuity; governability   Risk development The winner ...
    16 June 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 14 June 2021
    Americas: Pedro Castillo expected to win Peru’s presidential runoff, pending results Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; governability; e...
    14 June 2021
  • AKE Insights Report: Sovereign risk to oil producing countries
    The unprecedented dual shocks of the oil price crash of 2020 overlaid with the economic fall out of the COVID-19 pandemic have had severe economic rep...
    09 June 2021
  • Indonesia: The killing of Gusti Nugraha
    Date first published: 03/06/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; civil unrest   Risk development The Indonesian military is bo...
    09 June 2021