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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    12 June 2017