A case study on the determination of lost profits for the forensic accountant

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This paper illustrates a teaching case study for use in a forensic accounting course. The case study requires students to prepare and/or present their findings for the valuation of lost profits in the framework of a business interruption. Readers obtain requisite financial and qualitative information to complete a valuation of lost profits due to a business interruption.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)751-759
Number of pages9
JournalIssues in Accounting Education
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2012



  • Business interruption
  • Forensic accounting
  • Lost profits
  • Sales projection method

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