RiskMap Podcast: Qatar Crisis; China’s Cyber Law; The Violent Insider Threat

July 12, 2017

The RiskMap podcast - A conversation on geopolitics, security, and the pressing risks facing global business.

In this edition:

  • Allison Wood, a Consultant in Control Risks' Dubai office, discusses the diplomatic and economic quarantine of Qatar by its GCC neighbors, the impact of the crisis on companies with operations there, and the future of Gulf relations. [Minute 1:30]
  • China recently introduced a new law effectively nationalizing data security, and few organizations are adequately prepared. Carly Ramsey, an Associate Director based in Shanghai, helps us understand the political and technical requirements now facing companies. [Minute 9:10]
  • Shawn VanSlyke, a Director for Control Risks and the former chief of the FBI's elite Behavioral Analysis Unit and the Crisis Negotiation Unit, explains what organizations should do to assess and mitigate the threat of violent insiders in the workplace, from the personally aggrieved to the ideologically motivated. [Minute 13:45]

 

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RiskMap Podcast: The ubiquity of risk in 2017; data nationalism; and Iraq after Mosul

December 19, 2016

In this special edition of the RiskMap podcast, Control Risks CEO Richard Fenning explains the shifting nature of risk in 2017 and how global businesses should adapt. Rose Bernard tells us about data nationalism, the emerging turf war over cyber-regulation, and how it is going to make life very difficult for companies. Finally, Glen Ransom takes us deep into Iraq after the offensive on Mosul. IS may be gone, but old divisions are being renewed. 

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RiskMap Podcast: Hungary votes on migration, Haiti’s presidential election, & an update on the BRICS

October 1, 2016

In this edition we discuss the EU's refugee crisis and Hungary's referendum on migration; the upcoming presidential election and potential for violence in Haiti; and the challenges facing the BRICS nations on the eve of their annual summit. 

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RiskMap Podcast: Leftist politics in Latin America & elections in Russia & Jordan

September 16, 2016

In this edition we discuss the state of leftist politics in Latin America following Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, parliamentary elections in Russia, and tensions between the Jordanian government and Muslim Brotherhood. 

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Europe’s new political parties in 2016

December 13, 2015
In this RiskMap 2016 podcast, a selection of  our Europe analysts discuss how the new political parties of the left and the right will fare in 2016.
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Doing business in 2016 and the Made in China strategy

December 13, 2015

In this RiskMap 2016 podcast, a selection of our China analysts discuss what the Chinese government’s Made in China 2025 strategy means for foreign companies in the coming year.

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Africa and the commodities slow down

December 13, 2015

In this RiskMap 2016 podcast, a selection of Control Risks Africa analysts discuss what effect the chill in the commodities markets will have on the export-dependent nations of Africa.

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Prospects for Cuba in 2016

December 13, 2015

In this RiskMap 2016 podcast, we discuss how the political and business environment in Cuba is likely to progress in the course of 2016.

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RiskMap Podcast, RiskMap 2015 Edition

January 5, 2015

Coinciding with the release of Control Risks’ annual RiskMap report, this episode of the RiskMap podcast reviews the major themes in the report: diverging interests between national governments and international businesses, heightened animosity between nations, and the growing frequency and magnitude of crises on a global scale. Michael Moran and Charles Hecker host.

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RiskMap Podcast: Global business risks in the weeks ahead

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The coming weeks will see an election in Libya, trade talks between the United States and European Union, and a “Three Amigos” summit in North America tempered by Mexico’s energy reforms.

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India: 2014 Country Forecast

February 14, 2014

With a general election due by the end of May, could 2014 be a transformative year for India? Control Risks’ India analyst gives his outlook for the year ahead.

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RiskMap Podcast: Global business risks in the weeks ahead

January 31, 2014

The inaugural edition of Control Risks' fortnightly look at business risks in the week ahead. In this episode, security at the Olympics, naval tensions in the Pacific, and a new head of the US Federal Reserve.

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East Asia 2013: Key Issues

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Jake Stratton, Director of Global Risk Analysis talks to Andrew Gilholm, Head of Asia Pacific Analysis team at Control Risks about the key issues that we see today and going forward in East Asia.

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RiskMap 2013: Trends in Corporate Resiliance

December 17, 2012

Rebecca Scorzato, Senior Manager of our crisis resilience practice discusses trends in business continuity planning.

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RiskMap 2013: US Forecast

December 14, 2012

Jonathan Wood, Control Risks' senior US analyst discusses the future direction of domestic and foreign policy in the US and identifies key issues for business.

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