In this issue:
- SEC Extends Comment Period for Updated Disclosure Requirements for Variable Annuities and Variable Life Insurance Contracts
- SEC’s Peak Filing Schedule for 2019
- SEC Brings Charges in EDGAR Hacking Case
- SEC Resumes Normal Operation
In this issue:
The SEC has updated their interactive data test suite which can be found here. Read the release.
On March 11, 2019, the following changes will be made to the EDGAR Filer Manual as part of EDGAR Release 19.1 related to Inline XBRL: The list of submissions that allow the primary document to be in iXBRL format is expanded to include submission form types S-1, S-1/A, S-1MEF, S-3, S-3/A, S-3ASR, S-3D, S-3DPOS, S-3MEF, […more]
XBRL US has submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC request for comment on the Proposed Collection of Interactive Data. Key points made in the letter: Access to interactive data enhances the Commission’s ability to monitor companies and perform analysis Reduces the cost of analysis for investors and analysts Streamlines and improves efficiencies (reduces cost) […more]
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) posted a proposal to require the use of XBRL for reporting Commission Form Nos. 1, 1-F, 2, 2-A, 3-Q electric, 3-Q natural gas, 6, 6-Q, 60, and 714 for utilities. The proposal is out for a 30 day comment period which ends March 6, 2019. Read the proposal.
The GREAT Act (H.R. 150) unanimously passed the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. The GREAT (Grants Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency) Act calls for the creation of a comprehensive and standardized data structure (“taxonomy”) covering all reported federal grant and assistance data. Read the bill.
XBRL US white paper “XBRL US Center for Data Quality, an industry initiative for the common good”, details timeline, milestone and accomplishments to date including significant reduction in errors, greater engagement with regulators and expanding usage of XBRL data.
The Open (Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary) Government Data Act passed. The goal of the bill is to improve data portability, openness, and transparency without specifying certain formats or technology. It defines open data, creates minimal standards for making federal government data available to the public, requires the federal government to use open data to […more]
8th Ruleset published for public review and comment period The XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) has finalized, approved, and published its 7th Ruleset which includes 13 types of validation checks for filings prepared using the US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy as well as two guidance documents. The DQC also published an 8th Ruleset for […more]
In October 2018, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission published a rule proposal on Updated Disclosure Requirements and Summary Prospectus for Variable Annuity and Variable Life Insurance Contracts with comments due by March 15, 2019. Demonstration Release Taxonomy (.zip) If the proposal is passed as currently written, it will require variable contract registrants to […more]