HKA forensic accounting and commercial damages (FACD) experts work both independently and in conjunction with our global delay, quantum and technical experts to present both written and oral evidence before courts, arbitration tribunals and in mediations.

How do we help clients

Our forensic accounting and commercial damages team advises clients on complex contentious matters and are instructed on disputes requiring the quantification of lost profits arising from breach of contracts and warranties, valuations resulting from expropriation and shareholder disputes, and quantification of damages in respect of class actions, professional negligence, insurance claims and post-acquisition disputes.

our Commercial Damages profile

HKA experts assist clients by undertaking fraud, forensic, intellectual property and regulatory investigations across the globe. They are experienced in investigating allegations of bribery and corruption, performing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act related investigations and compliance reviews, assessing allegations of mismanagement and investigating corporate fraud.

Service Offerings

Our forensic accounting and commercial damages team is experienced in matters including:


  • Feasibility Studies
  • Fraudulent Conveyance
  • Preference Claims
  • Solvency Analyses

Economic Damages

  • Breach of contract/loss of profits
  • Insurance claims
  • Class actions
  • Post-acquisition disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Assessment of incurred costs
  • Loss of investment opportunity

Intellectual Property

  • Trademark/Copyright Infringement
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Licensing


  • Corporate investigations
  • Fraud
  • Regulatory
  • Accounting irregularities
  • Asset Misappropriation
  • Funds Tracing


  • Investor-state disputes/expropriation
  • Shareholder disputes
  • M&A disputes