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Posted Thursday, July 30, 2020

XBRL US Comments on SEC’s Draft VIP Taxonomy

XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the SEC’s Office of Structured Disclosure providing input on the draft VIP Taxonomy which will be used by variable annuity and variable life insurance companies to comply with the SEC’s recently finalized rule on Updated Disclosure Requirements and Summary Prospectus for Variable Annuity and Variable Life Insurance Contracts. […more]


Posted Thursday, July 30, 2020

FASB Publishes Draft Guide on Extensible Lists

The FASB published a Proposed Taxonomy Implementation Guide, Extensible Lists: A Guide for Preparers, for a public comment period ending on September 21, 2020. The guide explains XBRL extensible lists which allow for the definition of concepts from a predefined list of values. The FASB is seeking comment from users on definitions for glossary terms […more]


Event date - Monday, September 21, 2020

FASB Taxonomy – Call for Comments

FASB Staff Issues for Comment Proposed Taxonomy Implementation Guide on Extensible Lists and Proposed Taxonomy Improvements for a Proposed Accounting Standards Update, Financial Services—Insurance (Topic 944): Effective Date and Early Application and Other Taxonomy Implementation Guides as Final The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) staff recently issued for comment the following:  Proposed Taxonomy Implementation Guide, […more]

Posted Wednesday, July 22, 2020

SEC Publishes Custom Tag Rates for IFRS Filers

The Securities and Exchange Commission published an analysis of custom tags (extensions) used by IFRS filers on Forms 20-F, 20-F/A, 40-F and 40-F/A from January 2017 to December 2019. The analysis compares the use of custom tags on financial statements only, to custom tag rates for financial statements plus footnotes. The latest figures for 2019 […more]

Posted Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Competitive Advantage of Quality XBRL Data

XBRL US member PwC recently published an article, “The Competitive Advantage of Quality XBRL Data”, which articulates the value of XBRL data, particularly in times like these when automation and technology become even more important to aid in analyzing data and making rapid, insightful decisions. It also calls for the need for a robust data […more]