OPEN Government Data Act Passed

The Open (Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary) Government Data Act passed. The goal of the bill is to improve data portability, openness, and transparency without specifying certain formats or technology. It defines open data, creates minimal standards for making federal government data available to the public, requires the federal government to use open data to […more]


Introduction to the XBRL API Standard – Streamline Your Access to Data

3 PM ET Wednesday, December 12, 2018
XBRL US Webinar
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Streamlined Data Access through the XBRL API Standard Attend this webinar to learn about the new XBRL API – for casual data users, researching public companies, and commercial entities building their own XBRL database offerings.


Introducing the XBRL API – a standard for data retrieval

3 PM ET Thursday, October 18, 2018
XBRL US Webinar
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Get plugged in! Attend this webinar to learn about the new XBRL API – a unified interface to stored XBRL data (facts, taxonomies, assertions) and available resources that enable developers with limited XBRL knowledge to learn a single interface and quickly develop applications that access any data repository structured to the XBRL Specification.


June 2019 Newsletter

June 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News GREAT Act Passes Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Reform FERC Adopts XBRL Standards for Utilities Reporting California State Assembly Committee Approves SB 598, Open Financial Statements Act SEC Publishes Concept Release to Harmonize Exempt Offerings SEC Updates EDGAR to Release 19.2, Publishes DEI Taxonomy U.S. Federal Data […more]


Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

August / September 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News SEC Publishes Draft EDGAR Filer Manual for Public Review SEC Analyzes Extension Elements in XBRL Filings SEC Chief Economist Speaks on Big Data at NBER SEC Publishes Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation on Inline XBRL SEC Publishes Modernization of Regulation S-K, Items 101, 103 and 105 Rule Proposal […more]


April/May 2019 Newsletter

April/May 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News SEC Publishes Draft EDGAR Filer Manual SEC Proposes XBRL for Reporting by Business Development Companies & Closed End Funds SEC Finalizes FAST Act Requires XBRL Tagging for Cover Page Small Business Administration Accepts XBRL Data for Surety Bond Guarantee Program FERC Proposal on Transmission Investment Activity References Use of […more]


January/February 2019 Newsletter

January/February 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publishes Proposal to Require XBRL for Utilities Reporting Open Government Data Act Passed GREAT Act Passes the U.S. House of Representatives Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Issues RFP for XBRL Solution XBRL US News SEC Comment Letter on Proposed Collection of Interactive Data XBRL US Publishes […more]


November/December 2018 Newsletter

November/December 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC Publishes List of Rules to be Reviewed Including XBRL Requirement Rules SEC Posts Draft EDGAR Manual, Effective December 17, 2018 SEC Staff Finds IFRS Filings Have Higher Custom Tag Rates Than US GAAP Filings SEC Proposes Rule on Variable Annuity Referencing Inline XBR SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Speech […more]


July/August 2018 Newsletter

July/August 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC EDGAR Upgraded to Release 18.2, Now Supports IFRS Taxonomy XBRL US News XBRL US Data Quality Committee Announces the Public Review of the 7th Ruleset XBRL US State & Local Govt Working Group Sends Letter to SEC Investor Advisory Committee AICPA Study Demonstrates that XBRL Costs Declined 45% […more]


May/June 2018 Newsletter

May/June 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC Adopts Inline XBRL for Operating Companies and Mutual Funds SEC Publishes Draft Strategic Plan for 2018 – 2022 SEC Requests Comment on Fund Retail Investor Experience and Disclosure SEC Requests Comment on Proposal to Require Relationship Summary for Retail Investors SEC’s Baugess Speech at Financial Information Management Conference […more]