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Posted Friday, January 19, 2024

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Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Approved Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee approved version 23 of freely-available rules and guidance in January. There are now 135 automated checks helping US GAAP and IFRS filers detect and resolve inconsistencies or errors in XBRL-formatted financials before submission to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Posted Wednesday, January 3, 2024

December, 2023 Newsletter

December, 2023 Happy New Year, and welcome back from the holidays! We’re excited about the opportunities ahead in 2024 – here’s a short preview of what to expect: Continued support for the Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA), with planning underway for a workshop in Colorado focused on government reporting, ongoing engagement with FSOC agencies, legislative […more]


Posted Wednesday, December 20, 2023

FASB Update on Accounting for Debt with Conversion

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued for public comment proposed GAAP Taxonomy improvements for an update to improve the accounting for debt with conversion and other options: Debt—Debt with Conversion and Other Options (Subtopic 470-20): Induced Conversions of Convertible Debt Instruments (Release Notes). The comment period ends on March 18, 2024. Send comments to […more]

Posted Tuesday, December 19, 2023

SEC Publishes Second FDTA Semiannual Report to Congress

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published the second FDTA Semi-Annual Report to Congress. The report notes that there are 54 forms, schedules, and statements containing disclosures required under Securities Act Section 7, Exchange Act Section 13, or Exchange Act Section 14. Three-quarter (42) of these forms, schedules, and statements require some machine-readable data. […more]