Recent Developments in Qatar: Risk Management Implications
Recent political turmoil in the Middle East may impact several organizations doing business in the region. On June 5, 2017, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Yemen cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, with the Maldives and Libya’s eastern-based government later following suit. These countries have accused Qatar of supporting extremist groups. This report details the risk management implications that companies need to be aware of in relation to this development.