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    Automotive Expert Brief: September 2017 - UK and Brexit

    In the months following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, the government gave assurances to Nissan that Brexit would not adversely affect its UK operations. However, nearly a year later, the automotive companies are becoming increasingly frustrated that those assurances have not translated into concrete agreements between the UK and the EU.

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    Africa Risk-Reward Index

    Control Risks and NKC African Economics together have decades of experience advising investors in Africa. This report provides investors with a synthesis of risk and opportunity across the continent.

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    Kenya: Presidential election likely to go ahead

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on 4 September announced that a new presidential poll will be held on 17 October following the annulment of the results of the 8 August poll by the Supreme Court.

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    Energising Mozambique

    A year ago Mozambique was floundering. April 2016 brought the bombshell revelation that state-owned companies had racked up close to USD 1.5bn in illegally-obtained debt.

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    Myanmar: Facing Up To Bureaucratic Bribery

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian-led government has emphasized the need to combat corruption, both for the sake of ordinary citizens, and with a view to attracting the right kind of foreign investment.

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    No end in sight in Polish-EU stand-off over democratic backsliding?

    Poland once again made international headlines in July amid the latest attempt by the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party to expand political influence over the judiciary, through changing the procedures for appointments to the Supreme Court, the National Judicial Council and lower courts.

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    Iraq – Moving past Mosul

    In this podcast, Iraq Analyst, Glen Ransom discusses with Allison Wood the challenges facing Iraq following the government’s recapture of Mosul city from Islamic State.

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    Automotive Expert Brief: July/August 2017

    In a recent speech on the future of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs), Ben Morgan, the outgoing Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), re-emphasized the SFO’s position that self-reporting is key to reaching resolution through deferred prosecution.

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    Automotive Expert Brief: Algeria

    Algeria's automotive sector has been one of those most profoundly affected, as the government seeks to reduce the import bill and stem the outward flow of foreign currency at a time when revenues from hydrocarbons are reduced.

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    Family Wealth Disputes: Preparation Is Key

    In this Control Risks Blog, Mavis Tan, discusses the mutli-billion family disputes-what is driving this phenomenon and is there a smart way to navigate high net worth family disputes?

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    RiskMap Podcast: Opportunity & Risk in Post-Conflict Colombia

    In this special edition:Sergio Guzman, Control Risks' lead analyst for Colombia, discusses the upcoming milestone in the peace process between the Colombian government and the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC), and what the private sector needs to consider as rebel groups begin reintegrating into politics and the economy after 52 years of armed conflict.

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