Forensics & Investigations Consulting

Resolve legal disputes and anticipate unforeseen threats

Forensic consulting services to help you absorb, adapt, and respond to risk

Financial fraud and corruption are increasingly borderless and complex. Failure to address these risks can lead to devastating legal, reputational, and financial consequences. Whether facing an investigation, managing a dispute, dealing with potential fraud, seeking expert testimony, or navigating new regulations, today’s organizations are encountering unfamiliar and critical risks and regulatory challenges. 

BDO brings the forensic consulting experience and resources you need to resolve immediate issues and anticipate unforeseen threats. When crisis strikes, we leverage our global capabilities, innovative technology, certified forensic professionals, and deep functional and industry experience to help you understand the facts and reach an appropriate outcome. 

Wherever you are, BDO offers one global forensic consulting team with a consistent approach to borderless threats.  Our forensic consultants can help you navigate conflict and crisis with confidence. We are dedicated to providing the critical support you need to emerge stronger, better protected against catastrophic risk, and more equipped to make timely decisions.

Our approach is defined by continuous collaboration with our clients and communications with counsel, and draws on a wide range of specialists, including:

  • Forensic accountants
  • Financial analysts
  • Certified fraud examiners
  • Certified forensic professionals
  • Forensic technologists
  • Former law enforcement

How BDO Can Help


Legal Challenges Impacting Organizations

Whether your organization is at the beginning stages of a dispute or already embroiled in a high-stakes legal proceeding, supporting your legal counsel with experienced, insightful, and technically proficient forensic consulting professionals is critical in achieving a timely and appropriate outcome. From litigation support and dispute resolution to expert witness services, BDO consulting teams support law firms, corporate legal departments, shareholders, and boards through every phase of litigation. 

Our forensic consultants play a crucial role as objective fact finders, helping clients identify critical information to inform litigation strategy. Clients turn to BDO when facing an investigation, managing a dispute, understanding and complying with regulatory requirements. Our forensic consultants assist clients with mitigating fraud, embezzlement, asset misappropriation or other forms of financial misconduct.

Forensic Consulting Capabilities  

When scrutiny is most intense, organizations must determine facts quickly. BDO’s forensic accounting professionals provide strategic guidance to organizations around the world, helping them resolve high-stakes matters involving fraud and corruption, accounting irregularities, and a wide variety of compliance issues. Our consulting team conducts forensic analyses of books and records, provides computer forensics and data analytics, and assists clients with interviews and background checks. We also provide oral or written expert testimony and serve as monitors and independent reviewers. Backed by our credibility and resources, we offer a comprehensive, integrated suite of forensic consulting services:

  • Corporate investigations
  • Due diligence
  • Anti-corruption compliance
  • Investigations
  • Investigative due diligence
  • Forensic technology services
  • Financial reporting disputes
  • Asset tracing and recovery
  • Anti-money laundering, export sanctions, Bank Secrecy Act
  • Fraud prevention


Why Choose BDO as Your Forensic Consultant?

BDO’s forensic consultants combine the highest standards of technical skill and knowledge to gather, analyze, and evaluate evidence. BDO supports individuals, businesses, and legal counsel through every phase of litigation and dispute resolution.

Backed by one of the largest international accounting and consulting networks, our accessible, partner-led teams help clients navigate disputes efficiently – wherever they may be. Our clients rely on BDO’s forensic consultants for damages analysis, post-acquisition disputes, shareholder and partner disputes, international litigation, and litigation support related to family law, construction claims, royalty and license fee examinations, and intellectual property. 

Forensic Consulting Case Studies

2024-2025 Export Controls and Sanctions Compliance Webcast Series

Join us as we share practical insights to stay current with regulatory requirements and operationalizing compliance, the role of government agencies, intersection between FCPA and Export Controls, how AI is transforming sanctions and export compliance and more.

Forensic Consulting Insights

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BDO's Legal Tech Talk Podcast

BDO's Legal Tech Talk Podcast

Legal technology is constantly evolving and improving. Lawyers, law firms, and technology professionals in legal departments need to understand the latest developments so they can do their work more efficiently, accurately, and cost-effectively. Legal technology can help them automate mundane tasks and free up time for more strategic work, enabling them to focus on providing the highest quality services while increasing their profitability. 

BDO’s Legal Tech Talk is a podcast hosted by Jared Crafton, BDO’s Forensic Technology Practice Leader, and Daniel Gold, Managing Director of BDO’s E-Discovery Managed Services. They are joined by judges and legal professionals for exciting discussions on the use of technology in the legal industry. 

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