Items tagged with "advocacy"

XBRL US Comments on FHFA Regulatory Review

XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in response to their Regulatory Review; Request for Comment. Among other areas, the FHFA RFC sought input on legal and marketplace developments that may have rendered current regulations outmoded or inefficient. They also sought feedback on alternative methods to meet various regulatory […more]

XBRL US Comments on RFI on Behalf of CDO Council

XBRL US provided feedback to the Request for Information on Behalf of the Chief Data Officers (CDO) Council, which was published by the Office of Shared Solutions and Performance Improvement (OSSPI).  The CDO Council has 5 statutory purposes: 1) establish Governmentwide best practice for the use, protection, dissemination, and generation of data; 2) promote and […more]

XBRL US Comments on Environmental Protection Agency Strategic Plan

XBRL US responded to the Environmental Protection Agency Request for Comment on their Strategic Plan 2022-2026. Recommendations made by XBRL US centered on the third of the EPA key principles, “follow the science, follow the law, and be transparent“. The EPA collects a vast amount of data in its work to support seven strategic goals. As […more]

XBRL US Comment: Treasury Request on Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to U.S. Treasury’s Interim Final Rule to implement the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund and the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund which were established under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA provides $350 billion in emergency funding for eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments to […more]

XBRL US Comments on Treasury Do Not Pay Initiative

XBRL US submitted a letter commenting on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) – Proposed Designation of Databases for Treasury’s Working System Under the Do Not Pay Initiative. The OMB proposal would add 12 databases to the DoNotPay (DNP) web portal, which federal agencies use to evaluate, track, and monitor the individuals and organizations […more]

XBRL US Comments on MSRB Notice

XBRL US submitted a letter commenting on the MSRB’s Strategic Goals and Priorities which asks the MSRB to consider how data standards would impact the current EMMA (Electronic Data Municipal Markets Access) data collection and dissemination process. We pointed out that we support the use of data standards to improve efficiencies in the reporting and […more]

MSRB Notice: Request for Comment on Strategic Goals & Priorities

On December 7, 2020, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) published a notice requesting input on their strategic goals and priorities to help them assess the long-term direction of the MSRB. They are looking for input on how the MSRB is fulfilling its Congressional mandate to develop rules and systems to support the municipal securities […more]

Video: Government Use of Data Standards – Conversation with the FDIC

Every U.S. bank submits financial call report data to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in machine-readable format. Banks have been reporting this way since 2005. Watch this video for a conversation with Mark Montoya, Senior Business Analyst of Data Strategy at the FDIC, who was one of the founders of the XBRL FDIC data […more]

XBRL US Comments on SEC Form N-CEN Data Collection

XBRL US submitted a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission commenting on their request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend their current data collection process for Form N-CEN. Form N-CEN is required to be reported by investment companies using a custom XML schema. Form N-CEN contains a limited amount of […more]

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]