ZAMBIA: Corruption allegations against president's allies uderscore medium-term compliance risks
January 20, 2020

ZAMBIA: Corruption allegations against president's allies uderscore medium-term compliance risks

An investigation by US-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in early December 2019 alleged that the local production and overseas trade of ‘mukula’ logs was being facilitated by corrupt officials, including family members and close allies of Zambian President Edgar Lungu. This underscores medium-term compliance risks. 
HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR  17 January 2020
January 17, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 17 January 2020

Another quiet week with few violent incidents as Hong Kong prepares to usher in the Year of the Rat. A2 Global Risk assesses the outlook for the week ahead
SIM Report: Central & Eastern Europe, Issue 2
January 16, 2020

SIM Report: Central & Eastern Europe, Issue 2

In the latest Central & Eastern Europe SIM, we examine the implications a successful prisoner exchange between Ukraine and Russia will have on bilateral relations, an ASF outbreak, and the continuing compliance risks facing investors in two Baltic countries.

SIM REPORT: Latin America & Caribbean, Issue 3
January 15, 2020

SIM REPORT: Latin America & Caribbean, Issue 3

Our Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report on Latin America & Caribbean looks at:

  • A diplomatic dispute between Bolivia, on the one hand, and Mexico and Spain, on the other.
  • Ride-hailing giant Uber’s decision to exit Colombia.
  • A spike in ATM theft highlighting security risks facing visitors to Mexico City.

 

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 10 January 2020
January 10, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 10 January 2020

Hong Kong experiences a period of relative calm after unrest over the New Year holiday. A2 Global Risk assesses the situation for the week ahead.


 SNAPSHOT: US-Iran hostilities threaten regional and global commercial interests
January 8, 2020

SNAPSHOT: US-Iran hostilities threaten regional and global commercial interests

US-Iran ties are at their worst since the 1980s. A2 Global Risk explores what this means for the region and elsewhere.