SEC Announces Conference on Municipal Securities Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that they are scheduling a conference titled “Spotlight on Transparency: A Discussion of Secondary Market Municipal Securities Disclosure Practices” to be held on March 10  at SEC headquarters in Washington D.C. from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be open to the public, with advance pre-registration available here. A livestream of the […more]


SEC Proposes XBRL for Resource Extraction Issuers

The SEC published a rule proposal on Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers.  The rule would require resource extraction issuers to include in an annual report information relating to payments made to a foreign government or the Federal Government for the purpose of the commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals. Section 13(q) requires these […more]


XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposal: Statistical Disclosures for Banks

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks and Savings and Loan Registrants. The letter noted that we strongly disagree with the proposal as stated which does not require the use of data standards for reported information that is highly financial in nature. Data reported through Guide […more]


XBRL US CEO Participated in SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring XBRL US CEO Campbell Pryde. Key messages conveyed during the panel included how XBRL data standards can be used to improve the efficiency and effective of municipal reporting. Separately, […more]


Reason Foundation Comments on SEC FIMSAC Discussion on Structured Municipal Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring speakers from Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), Will County, IL, Municipal Market Analytics, XBRL US, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Marc Joffe and Spencer Purnell of XBRL US […more]


Data Quality Committee Joint Meeting with SEC Staff

1:00 PM EDT Tuesday, October 1, 2019
XBRL US Meeting

The XBRL US Data Quality Committee meets periodically with the staff of the SEC to discuss issues relating to the use of XBRL data. The purpose of the following highlights is to summarize the issues discussed at the meetings. These highlights do not represent official positions of the XBRL US Data Quality Committee. In addition, […more]


SEC Proposes Inline XBRL for Fee Calculation Tables and Fee Footnotes

The SEC published a new rule proposing that Inline XBRL tagging be required for all fee calculation table and fee footnotes in fee bearing filings, including Funds and Transactional 1933 Act filings, tender offers, proxies (with fees), etc. On page 10 of the rule: amend most fee-bearing forms, schedules and statements to provide that each […more]


XBRL US Comments on SEC Modernization of Reg S-K

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Modernization of Regulation S-K Items 101, 103, and 105. The Commission proposes various changes in disclosure requirements related to Item 101 for business description, Item 103 for legal proceedings and Item 105 for risk factors. The proposed amendments are intended to improve the readability of […more]


SEC Proposes Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks

On September 17, 2019, the SEC published a rule proposal: Update of Statistical Disclosures for Bank and Savings and Loan Registrants.  Today, that proposal was posted on the Federal Register, with an official publication date of October 3. Comment letters are due 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. A proposal […more]


XBRL US on SEC Concept Release: Harmonizing Exempt Securities Offering

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Offering Exemptions. The XBRL US letter noted that the Commission could more effectively meet its goal of simplifying and harmonizing the exempt offering framework by requiring all reporting entities to use the same consistent method to report the same disclosures. […more]