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Navalny and the plight of political opposition in Russia

Navalny and the plight of political opposition in Russia

April 9, 2021

Join Charles Hecker and Claudine Fry for a conversation with in-house experts Bota Iliyas and Eimear O’Casey about what the widespread demonstrations in response to opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s detainment mean for the political and operational landscape in Russia. Botakoz Iliyas is a researcher based in our Moscow office, and Eimear O’Casey is a senior analyst based in our London office.

For an in depth analysis of the situation in Russia, read Botakoz Iliyas’s article on our website.

Foreign direct investment in Indonesia

Foreign direct investment in Indonesia

April 8, 2021

6 months after the new job creation law, what is the progress and what it means for business? Join Control Risks' Partner Dane Chamorro, as he discusses with Achmad Sukarsono, Lead Analyst for Indonesia, on Indonesia. 

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What on Earth Can Go Wrong: Tales from the Risk Business

What on Earth Can Go Wrong: Tales from the Risk Business

March 18, 2021

Join Charles Hecker and Richard Fenning, previous CEO of Control Risks, in conversation about Richard’s book covering three decades of advising multinational companies on geopolitics and security crises.

Order your copy of What on Earth Can Go Wrong: Tales from the Risk Business now by clicking here. 

Fighting match fixing with data

Fighting match fixing with data

March 15, 2021

Join Alecia Futerman, Associate Director, and Jonathan Brown, Partner, from Control Risks' forensics team for a discussion with Nick Ilife, Integrity Intelligence Manager at Stats Perform, the leading sports data and analytics company. They chat about the increasing prevalence of match fixing in sport and how Stats Perform uses data analytics and AI to monitor millions of sporting events globally in real time each year.

Pathways not profiles: identifying threat actors in the workforce

Pathways not profiles: identifying threat actors in the workforce

March 11, 2021

While we often like to think that the world’s superpowers – economically, military, politically – are the actors who make the weather, sometimes the work of a single individual can tip the balance. Join Charles Hecker for conversation about how companies can help their workforces stay mentally healthy and protect them from extremist violence by focusing on pathways rather than profiles. He is joined by Terri Patterson, who joined Control Risks directly from the FBI just under a year ago after serving as executive special advisor to Director Wray, and Jacqueline Day, a Partner at the firm leading our Crisis and Security department for the Americas.

China’s 14th Five-Year Plan

China’s 14th Five-Year Plan

March 10, 2021

Join Control Risks' Partner Dane Chamorro, as he discusses with Andrew Gilholm, Principal and Director of the analysis practice for Greater China and North Asia, the recent annual session of China's National People’s Congress, China's 14th Five-Year Plan and what it means for business.

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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. 

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