News and updates

  • Ones to Watch: 10 July 2017
    Americas: Senate to vote on controversial labour reform; Congress to vote on Temer’s trial Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unre...
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    10 July 2017
  • Credit Risk Modelling for Insurers and Investors
    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...
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    06 July 2017
  • Saudi Arabia: A king in waiting
    Date first published: 27/06/2017Key sectors: banking; finance; consumer retail; industry; energyKey risks: frustration of process; contract frustratio...
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    05 July 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 3 July 2017
    Americas: Potential trial for Venezuela’s dissident Attorney General to continue to fuel unrest Sectors: allKey Risks: civil unrest; violent clashes...
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    03 July 2017
  • Sign Up for Freelance Journalist Safety Consultations
    Freelance journalist safety and security consultationsAKE International is delighted to have teamed up with Rory Peck Trust and Frontline Freelance Re...
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    29 June 2017
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: #BringBackOurInternet
    Date first published: 20/06/2017 Key sectors: IT; media; online retail Key risks: reputational; democratic backsliding; business interruption; dete...
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    28 June 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 26 June 2017
    Americas: Former president Fernandez de Kirchner to run for Senate seat Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity In Argentina, f...
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    26 June 2017
  • United Kingdom: Attempt to stabilise Westminster destabilises Northern Ireland
    Date first published: 13/06/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability A formal agreement that involves Northern Ireland’s Democratic Un...
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    22 June 2017
  • AKE Special Report: Journalist Security in Hostile Environments
    Journalist security in hostile environmentsJournalists travelling to hostile regions to cover conflict and humanitarian crises, or to expose corruptio...
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    20 June 2017
  • AKE Ones to Watch: 19 June 2017
    Americas: US partially rolls back policy changes towards Cuba Sectors: all Key Risks: economic; reduced foreign investment A new chapter in Cuba-US bi...
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    19 June 2017
  • Cuba: A frontier economy in crisis
    Date first published: 08/06/2017 Key risks: slow growth; sovereign payment Key sectors: tourism; agriculture 1950’s Havana was a city of giant cas...
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    14 June 2017
  • AKE Ones to Watch: 12 June 2017
    Americas: Temer survives key threat to his presidency; more to come Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; corruption fallout On...
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    12 June 2017