By Marc Joffe, Senior Policy Analyst, The Cato Institute The Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA) promises to provide municipal bond investors with standardized financial data for counties, cities, and special districts that issue debt securities. Rather than work through voluminous PDF financial statements, investors would be able to quickly access standardized data facilitating peer comparison […more]
Attend the XBRL International Conference that brings together standards setters, regulators, policy makers, analysts, tech experts, accounting professionals, and other innovators from across the reporting community to share insights into the future of digital reporting. Themes will include sustainability reporting, AI, data quality, audit and more.
XBRL US Hosts GovFin 2023: Empowering Governments, Modernizing Reporting, November 9, 2023, Washington, DC
XBRL US announced that they will be hosting a one-day conference, GovFin 2023: Empowering Governments, Modernizing Reporting, in Washington, DC, on Thursday, November 9, 2023. This educational forum will focus on the passage of legislation including the Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA), and the Grants Reporting Efficiency and Transparency (GREAT) Act, and on how governments […more]
Attend this single-day forum to learn about progress toward the implementation goals and progress to date of the Federal Data Transparency Act and the Grants Reporting Efficiency and Transparency (GREAT) Act.
XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in response to their Regulatory Review; Request for Comment. Among other areas, the FHFA RFC sought input on legal and marketplace developments that may have rendered current regulations outmoded or inefficient. They also sought feedback on alternative methods to meet various regulatory […more]
November 2023 XBRL US GovFin 2023 Conference session videos now available. Hear the discussions with regulators from the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Regulatory Commission, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; standards organizations including the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and the Global LEI Foundation; and municipal reporting experts from Funkhouser & Associates, Tenbar […more]
September 2023 New speakers and sessions added to GovFin 2023: Empowering Governments, Modernizing Reporting, to be held in Washington, DC on November 9, 2023. Barnet Sherman, Founder, Senior Managing Partner, The Tenbar Group; Professor at Boston University; and Senior Contributor to Forbes.com, will share insights into the future of the municipal bond market and the […more]
August 2023 Mark Funkhouser to Keynote GovFin 2023: Empowering Governments, Modernizing Reporting, to be held in Washington, DC on November 9, 2023. The former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, and internationally recognized auditing and municipal finance expert, author, and teacher in public administration, will share his insights at GovFin 2023. In a recent article, Mark […more]
July 2023 XBRL US announced GovFin 2023: Empowering Governments, Modernizing Reporting, to be held in Washington, DC on November 9, 2023. This one-day conference features speakers from the Data Foundation, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), The Cato […more]
June 2023 SEC report on public and internal use of machine-readable data published to support FDTA implementation. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published their first Semi-Annual Report to Congress: Regarding Public and Internal Use of Machine-Readable Data for Corporate Disclosures, June 2023. This report is required under the Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA), Section […more]