News and updates

  • Ones to Watch: 31 July 2017
    Americas: Further US sanctions against Venezuela expected Sectors: all Key Risks: non-payment; FX shortage; civil unrest; deadly violence; political i...
    01 August 2017
  • Mexico: The rising fuel theft problem
    Date first published: 18/07/2017 Key sectors: oil and gas Key risks: revenue loses; diminished investor confidence; damage to infrastructure Fuel t...
    27 July 2017
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Kamwina Nsapu violence foretells deadly conflict
    Date first published: 20/07/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: delayed elections; violent clashes; internal conflict; human rights abuses; sanctions ...
    27 July 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 24 July 2017
    Americas: ELN and government to begin discussion on potential bilateral ceasefire Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency In Colombia, the left-...
    24 July 2017
  • AKE Special Report: Africa’s August Elections
    Date published: 20/07/2017A democratic test for Rwanda, Kenya and AngolaIn August 2017 the citizens of Rwanda, Kenya and Angola head to the polls to v...
    20 July 2017
  • India – China – Bhutan: A Sino-Indian military stand-off
    Date first published: 11/07/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: PV, war Independent India has fought five wars. Four were with Pakistan, and ended in ...
    19 July 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 17 July 2017
    Americas: Opposition to intensify protests ahead of controversial 30 July vote Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; violent clashes; deadly violence;...
    17 July 2017
  • Brazil: Temer’s fight for survival
    Date first published: 04/07/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; governability; corruption fall-out; strikes and demonstrations On...
    12 July 2017
  • 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