GLOBAL RISK BULLETIN – AUGUST 2019

August 2019

In this edition of the Global Risk Bulletin, we examine the geopolitical drivers behind the escalating tension between Iran and the US over recent months, assess the commercial and travel implications of a prolonged period of mass unrest in Hong K...

US IMPOSES FULL SANCTIONS ON THE VENEZUELAN GOVERNMENT

Briefing Note: August 2019, AUTHORS: Mariana Teixeira

The recent asset freeze and trade ban against the government of Venezuela constituted a fresh round of US sanctions against president Nicolás Maduro who currently controls key government institutions. The new measures seek to destabilise Maduro’s ...

Corruption & Integrity: Enforcement and Investigation Trends

August 2019 - THE FUTURE OF RISK

Emerging markets have always offered both opportunity and risk, but recent enforcement actions by US and EU regulators, in support of anti-corruption legislation, clearly demonstrate the need for vigilance as companies explore new jurisdictions.

Red Flag Bulletin August 2019

August 2019

Red Flag is an integrity and risk news bulletin for our clients. With contributions from our international offices and regional desks, we cover financial crime, bribery and corruption, corporate governance, and data breaches as well as enforcement...

Global Kidnap Bulletin – July 2019

July 2019

In this edition of the Global Kidnap Bulletin, we present a number of case studies from around the world showcasing police complicity in kidnap for ransom and extortion. We also examine socio-political instability in Sudan as the country grapples ...