In the past five years, demand for forensic accounting services surged as financial regulation increased and the number of bankruptcies and corporate restructures rose sharply. Businesses turned to the industry for aid in assessing and correcting the damage inflicted during the recession as well as for assistance with litigation. Though internal competition and competition from other industries' in-house forensic accounting services are forecast to rise over the next five years, growth will continue as opportunities arise in niche and emerging markets.
This industry provides services that apply accounting concepts and techniques to legal problems. Forensic accountants investigate and document financial fraud and white-collar crimes. They also provide litigation support to attorneys and law enforcement agencies that investigate financial wrongdoings.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.