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Posted Tuesday, June 22, 2021

XBRL US Comments on SEC Collection of NRSRO Ratings Data

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) extension of data collection of Rule 17g-7 regarding disclosure requirements for credit rating agencies (Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSRO)). Credit ratings agencies today are required to report ratings data in XBRL format. Our letter expressed support for the continuation […more]


Posted Tuesday, June 22, 2021

SEC Pilot for Implementation of Closed End Investment Company Rule

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that they will be conducting a pilot phase to implement their final rule, Securities Offering Reform for Closed-End Investment Companies. The pilot phase will start with the next major EDGAR system update in September 2021 for a 4 month period (ending January 31, 2022). The Closed-End Investment Company […more]


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Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2021

XBRL US Comments on SEC RFI on Climate Change Disclosures

XBRL US submitted a letter responding to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) request for input on Climate Change Disclosures. Key recommendations made in the letter: The SEC should play a key role in the process of standardizing climate-related disclosures, to ensure that standards set globally are suited for U.S. listed companies, as many U.S. […more]


Posted Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

May, 2021 Financial Transparency Act (FTA) reintroduced to 117th Congress. This important bill, if passed, calls for eight financial regulatory agencies to require data standards for their reporting entities. The FTA was reintroduced on May 4, 2021, as H.R. 2989 by co-sponsors Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC). Agencies named in the bill include […more]


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Posted Monday, May 24, 2021

SEC Commissioner Lee Speech on Materiality

SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee’s speech, Living in a Material World: Myths and Misconceptions about “Materiality”, addressed, among other topics, the importance of the investor in determining what is “material” and should be disclosed, including ESG-related data. The commissioner’s talk concluded with these remarks: “We must not operate under the false assumption that the securities laws […more]


Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Approved Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee released version 14 of freely-available rules and guidance in February.These 66 rules are 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 Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Financial Transparency Act (H.R. 2989) Reintroduced to 117th Congress

The Financial Transparency Act (FTA) was reintroduced to the 117th Congress by co-sponsors, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC) as H.R. 2989. If passed, the FTA will improve government operating efficiency by streamlining regulatory reporting. It calls for eight financial regulatory agencies of the U.S. Financial Oversight Council (FSOC) to adopt and apply […more]


Posted Monday, May 3, 2021

April, 2021 Newsletter

Sustainability and climate issues remain in the headlines in the US and Europe. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gave a compelling speech this month outlining Treasury’s “whole-of-government” approach to climate change, emphasizing the importance of ESG data, and Treasury’s intent to work with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure an effective approach to […more]


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Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Data Quality Certification

The US SEC knows a good thing when it sees it. They support the Data Quality Committee rules in the 2021 US GAAP Taxonomy.

Are you using a tool or service that checks your filing with these rules? Finding and fixing issues identified prior to filing gives the markets a clear picture of your company financials.

See real-time company-specific data quality filing results.


Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2021

SEC Proposed Data Collection from NRSROs

On April 27, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission published their proposed collection and comment request on the existing collection of information from Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSRO) to the Federal Register. NRSROs are required to disclose credit rating histories in XBRL format using the SEC’s Record of Credit Ratings Taxonomy. Comments are due […more]


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