The non-profit community improving U. S. reporting through a free, open standard
Regulators require the use of many different entity identifiers, from the LEI to the CIK to the DUNS to the UEI. Likewise, they use many different securities identifiers, from the CUSIP to the FIGI to the ISIN. Identifiers in use today may be open-source or commercially used. They may be globally used or limited to […more]
Implementing the right data standard, as called for in the FDTA, will enable economies of scale, reduce the cost of reporting, data collection and analysis, and generate good quality, actionable data for policy-setters, regulators, and the public, including investors, and researchers.
To meet the goals of climate initiatives worldwide requires governments to understand the impact of industry on the environment. This can only be accomplished standardized, digital data that is concretely understood, timely, and consistently prepared to foster a shared understanding of the current state of climate risk and to monitor changes going forward.
The Data Quality Committee approved version 23 of freely-available rules and guidance in January. There are now 135 automated checks helping US GAAP and IFRS filers detect and resolve inconsistencies or errors in XBRL-formatted financials before submission to the Securities and Exchange Commission.