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Posted Saturday, December 23, 2017

Approved Guidance & Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, service providers and others working to improve standardized financial reporting – approved rules related to versions 4 and 5 and guidance for the Statement of Cash Flows in October, 2017. These freely-available resources help public companies detect inconsistencies or errors in their XBRL-formatted financial data.


Posted Thursday, December 21, 2017

Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

November/December, 2017 Regulatory & Legislative News SEC Publishes XBRL Datasets for Mutual Fund Risk/Return Data XBRL US News XBRL US Submits Letter to SEC on FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K CFA View on Standards, Webinar Scheduled for January 10, 2018 XBRL Tagging in IFRS, Webinar Scheduled for January 31, 2018 Video Recording […more]


Posted Wednesday, December 20, 2017

XBRL US Comments on SEC FAST Act Modernization Proposal

On December 20, 2017, XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Securities and Exchange Commission proposal FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K.  Key recommendations made in the letter include: Require the use of the LEI for those registrants that currently maintain an LEI. Require the LEI to be tagged using Inline […more]


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Posted Thursday, December 7, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (December 2017)

In this issue:
In this issue:

  • Talking about bitcoin
  • Corporate financial highlights
  • Breakups can be painful

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Posted Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Explores an Earnings Release Case Study

This Novaworks article recaps a presentation & audience discussion with Michelle Savage, Vice President of Communication for XBRL US, and Scott Theis, CEO of Novaworks, LLC and Chairman of XBRL US’s Domain Steering Committee, on the proposed development of an XBRL taxonomy to represent the data held within the release, which could be beneficial to […more]


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Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Discusses Who’s Using XBRL and Why

This Novaworks article recaps CFA’s Investor Forum 2017, where a panel of industry experts discussed case studies that illustrate XBRL’s use in accounting and financial reporting and the rationale behind its adoption. This panel discussed different ways in which XBRL is employed in the financial sector.


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Posted Thursday, November 9, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (November 2017)

In this issue:

  • Advanced Calcbench: How to use the XBRL Data Query tool
  • Tracking disclosure of hurricane damage
  • Time to regulate the unicorns?

Posted Tuesday, November 7, 2017

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Publishes Guidance on Cash Flow, Principles for Element Selection, & New Rules for SEC Filers

XBRL US announced that the Data Quality Committee (DQC) has published guidance for tagging the Statement of Cash Flow, along with two new automated rulesets, to help issuers prepare their XBRL financial statements, in addition, to Guiding Principles for Element Selection.


Posted Monday, October 23, 2017

October 2017 Newsletter

September/October, 2017 Regulatory & Legislative News SEC Proposes XBRL Requirement for Corporate Financial Statement Cover Pages SEC Updates Interactive Data Test Suite with IFRS Test Cases SEC Updates Interactive Data Test Suite to Accommodate Files Prior to EDGAR Submission XBRL US News XBRL US and SunSpec Alliance Hold Orange Button Public Review SFAA and NASBP […more]


XBRL Taxonomy

Posted Monday, October 2, 2017

2017 IFRS Taxonomy

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Taxonomy is the global standard issued by the IFRS Foundation to mark up electronic IFRS financial statements. By providing the IFRS Taxonomy, the International Accounting Standards Board can ensure that the taxonomy used is an accurate representation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS Standards). Browse IFRS Taxonomy resources || Viewer (full […more]


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