Items tagged with "DATA Act"


Opportunities for cost-cutting, reduction in time delays and streamlining of manual or outdated processes are more significant in reporting domains beyond SEC and FDIC reporting. Federal, state and local government agencies collect and report vast amounts of data, tracking expenditures on programs and monitoring their success. Data collected is reported back to the American public, […more]

Data Transparency 2014

8:00 AM EDT Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Conference || JW Marriott Washington, DC hosted by Data Coalition
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Join leaders from government, business, and society as they explore the open data transformation – from DATA Act implementation to financial regulatory reform to legislative actions, and much more.

The DATA Act

The Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act , signed into law by President Obama on May 9, 2014, mandates the use of structured data standards for government and lays out the following primary objectives: to establish government-wide financial data standards and increase the availability, accuracy, and usefulness of Federal spending information, to amend the Federal Funding […more]

XBRL US Supports Passage of Senate DATA Act as Important Step for Government Transparency

XBRL US, the nonprofit consortium dedicated to XBRL reporting in the US, today congratulated the U.S. Senate for its passage of the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act, S. 994, a bill mandating the use of structured data standards for the reporting of all government expenditures. The bill was approved by unanimous consent and is […more]

XBRL US National Conference Features SEC Filer Best Practice Training & Tools, Plus IT Forum, September 15-17, Bellevue, Washington

XBRL US announced today that it will hold two events this Fall in Bellevue, Washington, as part of its annual National Conference. A 2 ½ day conference, Current Developments in XBRL Financial Reporting for SEC filers, September 15-17, will focus on public company accounting professionals; the XBRL Data Forum, a one-day workshop to be held […more]