Items tagged with "analysts"

SEC Updates Interactive Data Test Suite

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has updated their Interactive Data Test Suite, which is located at https://www.sec.gov/structureddata/osdinteractivedatatestsuite. The test suite is designed to assist filers using software to validate their XBRL filing prior to EDGAR submission. For a summary of changes, see the change log on the last page of the summary file (https://www.sec.gov/info/edgar/ednews/efmtest/efm-53.1d-200210.zip). Comments […more]


SEC Fixed Income Markets Advisory Committee (FIMSAC) Addresses Muni Transparency

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fixed Income Markets Advisory Committee held a meeting on February 10, 2020 including a panel on “Draft Municipal Securities Transparency Recommendation Regarding Timeliness of Municipal Issuer Disclosures”. Speakers on the panel were: Geidre Ball, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Emily Brock, Government Finance Officers Association Akiko Mitsui, Vanguard Hannah Sullivan, Fidelity […more]


SEC Proposes Reg S-K Modernization, Including MD&A

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced rule amendments to modernize, simplify, and enhance certain financial disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K. The amendments include eliminating Item 301 of Regulation S-K, Selected Financial Data and Item 302 of Regulation S-K, Supplementary Financial Information to eliminate duplication. The rule also includes an amendment to Item 303 of […more]


SEC Announces Conference on Municipal Securities Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that they are scheduling a conference titled “Spotlight on Transparency: A Discussion of Secondary Market Municipal Securities Disclosure Practices” to be held on March 10  at SEC headquarters in Washington D.C. from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be open to the public, with advance pre-registration available here. A livestream of the […more]


SEC Proposes XBRL for Resource Extraction Issuers

The SEC published a rule proposal on Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers.  The rule would require resource extraction issuers to include in an annual report information relating to payments made to a foreign government or the Federal Government for the purpose of the commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals. Section 13(q) requires these […more]


XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposal: Statistical Disclosures for Banks

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks and Savings and Loan Registrants. The letter noted that we strongly disagree with the proposal as stated which does not require the use of data standards for reported information that is highly financial in nature. Data reported through Guide […more]


XBRL US CEO Participated in SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring XBRL US CEO Campbell Pryde. Key messages conveyed during the panel included how XBRL data standards can be used to improve the efficiency and effective of municipal reporting. Separately, […more]


Reason Foundation Comments on SEC FIMSAC Discussion on Structured Municipal Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring speakers from Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), Will County, IL, Municipal Market Analytics, XBRL US, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Marc Joffe and Spencer Purnell of XBRL US […more]


FASB Chairman to Address Importance of Standardized Data in Setting Accounting Standard, at XBRL Investor Forum, Nov 4 in NY

Topics to be covered include blockchain, artificial intelligence, new reporting domains like municipal securities reporting, and more.


XBRL US Comments on SEC Modernization of Reg S-K

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Modernization of Regulation S-K Items 101, 103, and 105. The Commission proposes various changes in disclosure requirements related to Item 101 for business description, Item 103 for legal proceedings and Item 105 for risk factors. The proposed amendments are intended to improve the readability of […more]