SEC Requires XBRL Tagging of 8-K

In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which On March 20, 2019, the SEC adopted final rule amendments, in connection with the FAST Act, which have expanded the scope of XBRL tagging requirements to the cover page of Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, 20-F, and 40-F (annual reports) using Inline XBRL. The […more]


Novaworks News – April, 2019

In this issue: SEC Adopts FAST Act Simplification and Modernization of Regulation S-K SEC Releases EDGAR 19.1.1 SEC Proposes Offering Reforms for Business Development Companies and Registered Closed-End Funds SEC Staff to Hold Spring Fintech Forum on Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets


SEC Proposes XBRL for Business Development Cos (BDC) and Closed End Funds (CEF)

On April 9, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission posted to the Federal Register a proposal to require the use of structured data for: Business Development Companies (BDC) submitting financial statement information using Inline XBRL; BDCs and closed end funds (CEF) to include structured covered page information in their registration statements on Form N-2 using […more]


SEC Requires XBRL Tagging of 8-K

In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which expand the XBRL tagging requirement to Form 8-K filings. And it’s not just for selected Form 8-K filings; it’s for all of them. Form 8-K is the interim report that companies must file with the SEC to announce major events that shareholders should […more]


FERC Transmission Investment Activity Proposal References XBRL

On March 28, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published a proposal, “Inquiry Regarding the Commission’s Electric Transmission Incentives Policy” regarding Form 730, Report of Transmission Investment Activity. This report contains data about actual and projected electric transmission capital spending. One of the questions raised in the proposal is: Should the Commission upgrade the […more]


FASB FAQ updated for 2019 US GAAP

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Staff recently issued an update to the Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy (FAQ) to include new guidance for preparers on addressing the deprecation of the “Report Date [Axis]” (CreationDateAxis) with the 2019 Taxonomy Update. The FAQ is available on the FASB website.


XBRL US Comment RE: SEC RFC on Earnings Releases & Quarterly Reports

On March 21, 2019, XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Request for Comment on Earnings Releases and Quarterly Reports  stating our support for quarterly filing. Quarterly reporting is beneficial to investors, other data consumers, and to reporting entities. The earnings announcement and the Form 10-Q are very different documents, and […more]


Communications & Services Steering Committee Meeting

12:00 PM ET Tuesday, May 21, 2019
XBRL US Web Conference
Email membership@xbrl.us to get involved

XBRL US Members are invited to get involved by attending this monthly meeting to discuss strategy and get updates on Committee workstreams. Learn more about XBRL US Steering Committees  Email membership@xbrl.us to get involved


Domain Steering Committee Meeting

3:00 PM ET Thursday, May 2, 2019
XBRL US Web Conference
Email membership@xbrl.us for details

XBRL US Members are invited to get involved by attending this monthly meeting to discuss strategy and get updates on Committee workstreams. Learn more about XBRL US Steering Committees; email membership@xbrl.us to get involved.


Approved Validation Rules & Guidance

The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, providers and data users working to improve standardized financial reporting – updated version 8 of freely-available rules and guidance in April, 2019. Several tools are certified for implementation of the approved rules.