XBRL US Responds to CFTC RFI on Climate-Related Financial Risk

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Request for Information on Climate-Related Financial Risk. The XBRL US letter explained the importance of data standards in understanding and conducting oversight of climate-related financial risk by the CFTC. Climate-related financial risks that affect market participants and commodities will inevitably […more]


SBA Adopts XBRL for Surety Bond Guarantee Programs for Small Businesses

Administrator Isabella Guzman who leads the Small Business Administration (SBA),  announced changes to streamline the process for small businesses to submit Work-in-Process information used in the SBA Surety Bond Guarantee program by leveraging machine-readable data standards (XBRL). The SBA Surety Bond Guarantee program backs surety bonds for small businesses wishing to submit qualified bids in […more]


Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

November, 2022 XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) 20th Rule Set includes rules for Business Development Companies (BDC) and public companies. BDCs have just begun reporting financials in XBRL format for the first time this year, and the DQC is now preparing rules to help these new filers identify potential issues before their financials are […more]


October 2022 Newsletter

October, 2022 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized two new rules with XBRL requirements. Tailored Shareholder Reports for Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds; Fee Information in Investment Company Advertisements adopts amendments for annual and semi-annual shareholder reports provided by mutual funds and exchange-traded funds to highlight key information for shareholders and format the disclosures […more]


September 2022 Newsletter

September, 2022 XBRL US weighs in on technical aspects of the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy. The IFRS requested input on taxonomy groupings, use of dimensions, narrative information, modeling metrics and other topics. The XBRL US comment addressed IFRS staff recommendations on the [Draft] IFRS S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information; and [Draft] […more]


August 2022 Newsletter

The Small Business Administration (SBA) streamlined their Surety Bond Guarantee Program with XBRL automation. The head of the SBA, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, noted in their release, “SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantees are critical for small businesses to be able to qualify, compete for, and complete major projects—including many of the improvement projects being funded as […more]


July 2022 Newsletter

July, 2022 Michigan State appropriates funding for preparation and collection of local unit government disclosures in XBRL. House Bill 5783 was signed by Governor Whitmer and includes appropriations for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. The IT funding is to be used by Michigan State Treasury to develop an IT strategy focusing on machine-readable (XBRL) financial […more]


June 2022 Newsletter

June, 2022 The University of Michigan (U-M) launches a public review of government financial data standards. Governments, standard setters, regulators and analysts are encouraged to review and comment on the Annual Comprehensive Financial Reporting (ACFR) Taxonomy, which represents seven financial statements and four notes, in addition to Michigan-specific reports that local entities submit along with […more]


May 2022 Newsletter

May, 2022 With Memorial Day behind us, the start of Summer is right around the corner (officially June 21). Time for barbecues, picnics, heading to the beach… And this year, more rule proposals and final implementations with structured data requirements from the SEC! Two new SEC proposals focused on investment management filers were published in […more]


April 2022 Newsletter

April, 2022 The XBRL US ESG Working Group announces publication of machine-readable corporate sustainability data. The working group, which is responsible for the paper, Supporting ESG Data with Standards, worked closely with Etsy, the company that operates two-sided online marketplaces matching millions of buyers and sellers around the world, and with Moody’s Corporation, the parent […more]