Ones to Watch

Explore AKE’s Ones to Watch, a complimentary bulletin issued every Monday to highlight the most important security and political risk developments for the upcoming week. You can also browse AKE’s Risk Insights on evolving current risk developments, and download AKE’s Special Reports for in-depth analysis.

Ones to Watch

  • Ones to Watch, 30 March 2020
    Americas: Brazil’s Petrobras to cut output, investments amid COVID-19 Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: economic risks; frustration of process In Braz...
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    30 March 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 23 March 2020
    Americas: COVID-19, low oil prices hit Ecuador, Fitch cuts sovereign credit rating to ‘CCC’ Sectors: all; mining Key Risks: business and economi...
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    23 March 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 16 March 2020
    Americas: Border closures, travel restrictions, deportations amid COVID-19 in Latin America Sectors: all Key Risks: business and economic risks; trav...
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    16 March 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 9 March 2020
    Americas: Argentine farmers launch commercial strike to protest export tax hike Sectors: agriculture; all Key Risks: business risks; strikes; transpor...
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    09 March 2020

Risk Insights

  • Lebanon: Broke down palace
    Key sectors: banking; all Key risks: Default; sanctions On 7 March new Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced Beirut’s intention to default on US1.2bl...
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    26 March 2020
  • South Africa: More bad news
    Key sectors: all Key risks: economic risks; frustration of process The bad tidings keep coming in for South Africa. Data released on 3 March showed th...
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    19 March 2020
  • Guyana: Teetering between blessing and curse
    Key sectors: all, particularly extractives Key risks: political instability; policy uncertainty; contract frustration, civil unrest Guyana has failed ...
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    13 March 2020
  • South Sudan: Unity government a way-stop, not the destination
    Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political stability After more than a year of political wrangling, two postponements and an eleventh-ho...
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    05 March 2020

Special Reports

  • AKE Special Report – Economics of COVID 19
    AKE's Special Report report assess the potential economic impact of the reaction to COVID-19. Official reports say a new strain of coronavirus, known ...
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    04 March 2020
  • 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 proposed extradition ...
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    08 January 2020
  • 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 was fundamental...
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    04 October 2019
  • 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 proposed extradition ...
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    14 August 2019

News and updates

  • Ones to Watch, 30 March 2020
    Americas: Brazil’s Petrobras to cut output, investments amid COVID-19 Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: economic risks; frustration of process In Braz...
    ake-intel
    30 March 2020
  • Lebanon: Broke down palace
    Key sectors: banking; all Key risks: Default; sanctions On 7 March new Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced Beirut’s intention to default on US1.2bl...
    ake-ss
    26 March 2020
  • Oil and Gas: surviving COVID-19
    Claire Fleming, Associate Director, AKE International As an industry, oil and gas has defied the odds – forced in recent years to rally and evol...
    ake-ss
    25 March 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 23 March 2020
    Americas: COVID-19, low oil prices hit Ecuador, Fitch cuts sovereign credit rating to ‘CCC’ Sectors: all; mining Key Risks: business and economi...
    ake-intel
    23 March 2020