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.


Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

January, 2020 2020 will be a critical year for the modernization of government and regulatory reporting. On December 30, 2019, the President signed the Grants Reporting Efficiency And Transparency (GREAT) Act (https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/150) into law, which requires the use of data standards in grants reporting. The GREAT Act dovetails with the President’s Management Agenda, Results-Oriented Accountability […more]


December 2019 Newsletter

December, 2019 Happy New Year! The stage is set for a great 2020, thanks to the work of our members on critical projects in 2019: Completing the Taxonomy Development Handbook (a multi-year project), the Style Guide and other building blocks to create good quality taxonomies; Building more data quality rules and guidance to give issuers […more]


October / November 2019 Newsletter

October / November 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News ROC of the LEI Seeks Comment on LEI for Government Entities SEC Proposes Inline XBRL for Fee Calculation Tables and Fee Footnotes Senate Passes GREAT (Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements) Act SEC Proposes Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks and Savings and Loan Registrants FASB Proposes Updates […more]


August/September 2019 Newsletter

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]


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]


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]