Instability to plague UK politics and business after election

June 12, 2017

In this podcast, Senior Europe Analyst, David Lea, looks at how UK Prime Minister Theresa May will manage the coming months amid great political uncertainty.


RiskMap Podcast: Terrorism in the UK & implications for event security; Brazil’s impossible choice

June 7, 2017

We speak with David Lea, Senior Analyst for Western Europe, about the terrorist attack in London on 3rd June; Bill Udell, Senior Partner and head of the Americas Crisis and Security Consulting practice discusses event security in the wake of the Manchester attack the week prior; and Simon Whistler, chief analyst for Latin America, tells us about the impossible choice facing Brazil as yet another president faces allegations of corruption. 


RiskMap Podcast: The Brexit verdict, Nigeria’s challenges, and China’s new development bank

June 24, 2016

In this edition we discuss Britain's vote in favor of leaving the EU; economic challenges and an upsurge in violence in Nigeria; and the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. 


RiskMap Podcast: Brexit, a new president in Peru, and South Africa’s sovereign risk

June 10, 2016

In this edition we discuss the likelihood of the UK's departure from the EU; how Peru's presidential election could impact the business environment; and South Africa's economic troubles. 


The UK Modern Slavery Act

November 5, 2015

The UK Modern Slavery Act is now in force. It aims to tackle human trafficking in the supply chains of companies with UK operations. What does it mean for you?


UK election surprise

May 8, 2015

The governing Conservative party has secured an unexpected majority in the UK general election. The result came after polls predicted a close race with the opposition Labour party. Control Risks’ Senior Analyst, Europe, David Lea looks at the outcome.