If there has been a winner in South-East Asia in terms of foreign investment over the last five years, it is undoubtedly Vietnam. The country’s economy has grown quickly, driven in part by healthy levels of manufacturing investment. Even in terms of the COVID-19 crisis, Vietnam so far appears to have emerged strong and organised, especially compared with many of its regional peers. Dane Chamorro chats to Linh Nguyen, a leading consultant on Vietnam, about the benefits and risks for businesses operating in the country.
Dane Chamorro chats to Andrew Macintosh, who leads Control Risks’ Asia Pacific forensics and investigations practice. Fraud and corporate malfeasance typically rises during periods of economic fragility, and Dane and Andrew discuss how business can avoid problems such as asset loss, IP theft, and wrongdoing by employees.
Vincent Rouget, our lead on West and Central Africa, and Clare Morton, an associate director in our business intelligence focused on Africa, discuss the effect that the uncertainty created by COVID-19 is having on investors and lenders in Africa, both in the short term and the longer term.
Barnaby Fletcher, Control Risks’ lead analyst for Southern Africa, and Bukola Bolarinwa, one of our Africa analysts, discuss the perils of disinformation in Africa, how it spreads and what governments are doing to combat it. This is the second in a regular series of podcasts exploring the impact of COVID-19 on this dynamic, but vulnerable, region.
Dane Chamorro and Kent Kedl – two of our partners based in Singapore and Shanghai – discuss China, its growth prospects in the wake of COVID-19, and how what happens in China will affect global supply chains.
RiskMap Podcast: How global companies will respond to uncertainty in 2017; The outlook for the Philippines; US-Russia relations
In this edition of the RiskMap Podcast, hosted by Charles Hecker and Jean Devlin, we discuss the three strategic options companies are taking in response to a time of global uncertainty; the outlook for The Philippines under controversial president Rodrigo Duterte; and how US-Russia relations are likely to play out in the coming year.
In this special edition of the RiskMap podcast, Michael Moran & Charles Hecker discuss the global implications of the Trump presidency.
RiskMap Podcast: The G20 Summit & free trade, Ukraine-Russia tensions, and Estonia’s presidential election
In this edition we discuss the G20 leaders summit and challenges to global free trade, the tensions mounting once again between Russia and Ukraine, and the impact of the upcoming presidential election in the Baltic, NATO-member nation of Estonia.
The cyber security landscape will evolve rapidly and attacks will increase in 2015. Our cyber analysts discuss the key trends in the 2015 period. Hosted by Stewart Bertram, Senior Manager, Cyber Threat Intelligence and John Nugent, Senior Analyst, Cyber Threat Intelligence.
The World Bank and IMF convene amid gloomy global economic forecasts, Vladimir Putin commemorates the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade with an eye on Europe, and Evo Morales is poised to win a third term as Bolivia’s president.