Clinton still leads after final debate, what’s in store now?

October 21, 2016

The final debate between the US presidential candidates has not changed the likely result, but as Michael Moran reflects in this podcast, the lame duck period, a Clinton presidency and the recasting of American politics are all to come.

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Privatisation in Russia

August 1, 2016

Russia’s government has been mulling over the idea of privatising some of its key enterprises. Hannah Lilley speaks to Nafez Zouk, Economist at Oxford Economics about why this is happening now, and its effects on business.

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Turkey coup attempt – impact on business

July 25, 2016

Following the attempted coup in Turkey on 15 July, how will business be affected? What risks do organisations need to watch out for now that a state of emergency has been declared?

Control Risks' Turkey experts Ali Sokmen and Cagdas Cataltas discuss.

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RiskMap Podcast: The NATO summit, Myanmar, and the US perspective on Brexit

July 8, 2016

In this edition we discuss the issues facing NATO amid increasing geopolitical uncertainty, the political and economic outlook for Myanmar, and the United States' perspective on Brexit. 

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The Nagorno-Karabakh dispute flares up again

April 19, 2016

Low-scale conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh has persisted since the 1994 ceasefire. A flare-up at the beginning of April again focussed attention on the issue, but this time, regional tensions are higher and Azerbaijan has become a significant transit point for oil and gas.  Control Risks’ Global Research Director Charles Hecker talks to Anna Walker, Associate Director for Europe.

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Turkey – Security Outlook

March 17, 2016

In this Control Risks podcast, David Lea and Ali Sokmen discuss the security outlook for Turkey following a recent increase in terrorist attacks.

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The evolving DDoS landscape

March 14, 2016

In this podcast from Control Risks Cyber Security Services, Oliver Robinson examines the evolution of Distributed Denial of Service attacks and what organisations need to look out for in 2016.

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RiskMap Podcast: Bolivia’s referendum, Afghan peace talks and refugees in Jordan

February 22, 2016

A referendum on President Morales in Bolivia,  a new round of Afghan peace talks and Jordan’s King Abdullah visits Washington.

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Political, social and regulatory risks

February 12, 2016

Understanding the political and social context of an urbanisation project and the regulatory framework is central to its success in the short and long term.

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Geostrategy and the Syrian conflict

December 13, 2015

In this podcast, Gala Riani, Head of Analysis for the Middle East and North Africa leads a discussion on how the foreign powers fighting directly or by proxy in Syria’s civil war may act in 2016.

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RiskMap Podcast: The US chairs the UN Security Council; fighting IS; the Paris climate change conference.

November 28, 2015

In the coming weeks, as the US chairs the UN Security Council, what hopes for a unified coalition against IS? And world leaders meet for the UN conference on climate change.

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Understanding organisational resilience

October 22, 2015

In this podcast,  Stephanie Lhomme, Director for Europe and Africa in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence business examines how resilience - a term that originated in psychology - can be understood in an organisational  context.

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RiskMap Podcast: Iran and the IAEA, next steps for the TPP and democracy in West Africa

October 13, 2015

Iran faces a deadline to disclose military dimensions of past nuclear activities; the Trans Pacific Partnership faces domestic challenges; and a pair of elections in West Africa. Hosted by Charles Hecker and Michael Moran.

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Preventing violence in the workplace

September 18, 2015
Workplace violence affects every country and is something that employers need to guard against as part of their duty of care. A discussion with John Lane, director of Control Risks’ Crisis and Resilience Consulting practice in Los Angeles.
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