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Rebuilding Charlton: A conversation with Thomas Sandgaard

Rebuilding Charlton: A conversation with Thomas Sandgaard

February 25, 2021

Join Jonathan Brown, Partner, and Alecia Futerman, Associate Director, from Control Risks' forensics team for a discussion with Thomas Sandgaard, founder and CEO of Zynex Inc. In September 2020, right in the midst of the pandemic, Thomas acquired Charlton Athletic FC which in his own words was “days away from administration.” Thomas talks us through the transferrable skills and lessons learned through his career that he considers most helpful in order to run Charlton successfully. He also shares with us some of the key challenges associated with football club acquisition based on in his journey so far.

In Focus — Integrating ESG into third party risk management

In Focus — Integrating ESG into third party risk management

February 15, 2021

Join Control Risks experts Maria Knapp, Emily Morgan and Clare Morton for a discussion about how ESG factors impact on supply chain and third party risk management programmes. What are the drivers that will define what ‘good’ looks like? What are companies already doing? And what are some of the practical considerations for integrating ESG into your third party risk diligence programme?

Legal and Compliance Insights — Litigation readiness: data analytics

Legal and Compliance Insights — Litigation readiness: data analytics

February 10, 2021

In this episode we take a close look at data analytics: an umbrella term for the technology assisted processes and strategies used to gain better understanding of the data involved in a legal dispute. Our in-house experts, Al Park and Antonia Karlan give you an inside look at the benefits of advanced data analytics, as well as the importance of human expertise.

Digital risk in Asia

Digital risk in Asia

February 8, 2021

Join Control Risks' Partner Dane Chamorro, as he discusses the digital risk in Asia with Jim Fitzsimmons, Principal in the Cyber Security Consulting team responsible for managing and delivering complex security projects. He is based in Singapore office. 

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The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Europe

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Europe

February 7, 2021

This episode is one of a five-part special edition of The Global Insight exploring the regional implications of our Top 5 risks for 2021: long COVID, US-China relations, a shift to greener energy policies, digital acceleration and the risk of missing the post-COVID rebound. For this fifth and final episode in the series, Join Charles Hecker and Control Risks experts Florian Otto and Stina Connor for a discussion about what our Top 5 means for Europe.

Check out the other four episodes in the series for fascinating conversations about the implications of the Top 5 in Asia Pacific, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East and North Africa.

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Americas

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Americas

February 6, 2021

This episode is one of a five-part special edition of The Global Insight exploring the regional implications of our Top 5 risks for 2021: long COVID, US-China relations, a shift to greener energy policies, digital acceleration and the risk of missing the post-COVID rebound. For this fourth episode in the series, join Charles Hecker and Control Risks experts Jonathan Wood and Thomaz Favaro for a discussion about what our Top 5 means for the Americas.

Check back tomorrow for the fifth and final episode in the series, where we take a look at what the Top 5 means for Europe.

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: The Middle East and North Africa

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: The Middle East and North Africa

February 5, 2021

This episode is one of a five-part special edition of The Global Insight exploring the regional implications of our Top 5 risks for 2021: long COVID, US-China relations, a shift to greener energy policies, digital acceleration and the risk of missing the post-COVID rebound. For this third episode in the series, join Charles Hecker and Control Risks experts Graham Griffiths and William Brown for a discussion about what our Top 5 means for the Middle East and North Africa.

Check back tomorrow for the fourth episode in the series, where we take a look at what the Top 5 means for the Americas.

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Africa

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Africa

February 4, 2021

This episode is one of a five-part special edition of The Global Insight exploring the regional implications of our Top 5 risks for 2021: long COVID, US-China relations, a shift to greener energy policies, digital acceleration and the risk of missing the post-COVID rebound. For this second episode in the series, join Charles Hecker and Control Risks experts Barnaby Fletcher and Valentin Robiliard for a discussion about what our Top 5 means for Africa. 

Check back tomorrow for the third episode in the series, where we take a look at what the Top 5 means for the Middle East and North Africa. 

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Asia Pacific

The Global Insight — RiskMap 2021 Special Edition: Asia Pacific

February 3, 2021

This episode is one of a five-part special edition of The Global Insight exploring the regional implications of our Top 5 risks for 2021: long COVID, US-China relations, a shift to greener energy policies, digital acceleration and the risk of missing the post-COVID rebound. For this first episode in the series, join Charles Hecker and Control Risks experts Steve Wilford and Jim Fitzsimmons for a discussion about what our Top 5 means for Asia Pacific. 

Check back tomorrow for the second episode in the series, where we take a look at what the Top 5 means for Africa. 

Supply chain in Asia

Supply chain in Asia

January 29, 2021

Join Control Risks' Partner Dane Chamorro, as he discusses geopolitics and geoeconomic in Asia supply chain with Andrew Gilholm, Principal and Director of the analysis practice for Greater China and North Asia and Reema Bhattacharya, Senior Analyst based in Control Risks’ Singapore office.

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The new American threat landscape

The new American threat landscape

January 20, 2021

For companies operating in the US, does the 6 January storming of the US Capitol mark a point of no return in terms of an American security environment transformed by socioeconomic pressures, COVID-19 and radicalisation? Or will the incoming Biden administration bring a return to normalcy that sees the stark polarisation of the past four years fade? This week’s panel includes Jonathan Wood, lead analyst for the United States and Canada, and Shawn VanSlyke, a Principal within Control Risks’ Crisis and Security Consulting Practice for North America. 

Vaccines: the road ahead

Vaccines: the road ahead

December 30, 2020

The UK approved the first COVID-19 vaccine in early December, and the pandemic entered a new phase. While this is certainly a moment for optimism, vaccines bring new challenges around efficacy, distribution and public resistance. This week’s panel includes Caroline Naumann, Associate Director for Crisis and Security Consulting and also our COVID-19 Advisory Lead in EMEA,  and Joseph Smith, Senior Analyst responsible for providing analysis on international business issues as well as one of our leaders on analysis of the vaccine rollout.

In Focus: A conversation with Kieran Maguire (Part 2)

In Focus: A conversation with Kieran Maguire (Part 2)

December 4, 2020

Join Jonathan Brown, Partner, and Alecia Futerman, Associate Director, from Control Risks' forensics team for a discussion with Kieran Maguire, author of The Price of Football and co-host of the popular podcast of the same name. They chat about some of the biggest financial issues facing football today, particularly the emerging role of private equity in the sport. 

In Focus: What Biden means for the Middle East and North Africa

In Focus: What Biden means for the Middle East and North Africa

December 2, 2020

Join Control Risks experts Graham Griffiths, Jonathan Wood and Patrick Osgood for a discussion about how a Biden administration will likely approach the Middle East and North Africa as a tumultuous period in US foreign policy in the region comes to a close. 

In Focus: The state of African public debt

In Focus: The state of African public debt

November 26, 2020

Join Control Risks Analysts Patricia Rodrigues, Marisa Lourenço, and Valentin Robiliard for a discussion about how the increase in borrowing and capital spending by African governments in recent years has led to growing public debt burden that has only been exacerbated by economic fallout from Covid-19.

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