Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
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.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic distribution of industry establishments is highly correlated with domestic population trends, given the generalized need for accounting services related to litigation on a regional level.
In 2014, the Southeast region is anticipated to account for 24.4% of the industry's total establishments. The region's dominance with respect to establishments is largely indicative of its population size. For example, in 2014, the Southeast region is expected to represent 25.4% of the domestic population. While each state in the region accounts for an important share of the industry's total establishments, Florida dominates the region, representing an estimated 7.6% of total industry facilities in 2014... purchase to read more