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Posted Thursday, June 20, 2019

Navigating New Developments in Financial Reporting

According to a report from the Financial Reporting Council’s Financial Reporting Lab (PDF), XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) will play a central role in the movement toward the digitalization of corporate reporting. And with regulators in over 60 countries using XBRL for corporate reporting, I agree with the report’s recommendation that regulators, companies and investors […more]


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Posted Wednesday, June 19, 2019

SEC News from Novaworks Software

Posted this month: SEC Requests Public Comment on Ways to Improve the Exempt Offering Framework SEC Updates List of Firms Using Inaccurate Information to Solicit Investors Updated Application for First-time EDGAR Filers’ Form ID SEC Enhances Protections and Preserves Choice for Retail Investors Notice Regarding EDGAR Password Expiration Date SEC Releases EDGAR 19.2


Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019

SEC Publishes Concept Release to Harmonize Exempt Offerings

The SEC published a concept release on ways to ways to simplify, harmonize, and improve the exempt offering framework to expand investment opportunities while maintaining appropriate investor protections and to promote capital formation. One of the goals of the Commission is to facilitate a company’s ability to transition from one offering to another or to […more]


Event date - Wednesday, June 26, 2019

FAST Act Compliance: Cover Page Tagging for SEC Filers

Attend this one-hour session for a review of the SEC’s FAST Act rule which requires XBRL cover page tagging for Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, 20-F and 40-F.


Posted Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Q&A: Funds and Inline XBRL

Responses to these questions were developed through an informal discussion with staff from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Question: What is the Commission’s position on data points in bar charts? We assume that would require hidden facts such as DEI information. Today the risk/return summary charts must be tagged in table format in the […more]


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