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Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

November, 2021 SEC Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw addressed “The Lessons of Structured Data” in her speech at the November 10 XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers, noting “…XBRL requirements [have] allowed EDGAR to provide machine-readable data that have improved transparency in a number of ways… XBRL has enabled automatic processing and analysis by software […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]


October, 2021 Newsletter

October, 2021 New speakers added to the XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers. Experts from William Blair Investment Management, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Moody’s Investor Service, and more have joined the speaker lineup at this year’s half-day forum. Keynote speakers at the 2021 event include SEC Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw, and Leslie Seidman, […more]


Financial Transparency Act (FTA – H.R. 2989) Passes House by Vote of 400-19

On October 25, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Financial Transparency Act (FTA – H.R. 2989) by a vote of 400-19. Big thanks goes to the Data Coalition and many of our members who worked tirelessly to move this legislation forward. This is an important bill that has broad implications for expanding structured data […more]


September, 2021 Newsletter

The Federal Government and individual agencies are rapidly recognizing the value of structured data. Recent legislation and regulatory actions show the increasing call to treat data as a strategic asset and embrace standardization to safeguard decision-useful data. Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2021 Signed by President – Requires Agencies to Post Budget Materials in […more]


Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act 2021

On September 24, 2021, President Biden signed the Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2021 which requires federal agencies to publicly post budget justification materials on a website. These materials are funding requests submitted to Congress that outline the funds needed to meet program goals, and include detailed financial (funding) information and textual justification information. […more]


August, 2021 Newsletter

August, 2021 SEC Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw and Independent Corporate Director, former FASB Chair, Leslie Seidman to keynote XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers. The half-day, virtual event, to be held on November 10, will feature case studies and demonstrations of how machine-readable data has changed the analytics dynamic for investors, corporate financial planners, researchers, […more]


Grants Reporting Case Study: College of DuPage

Executive Summary Reporting, collecting, and analyzing data about individual grants, and the grantees themselves, is time-consuming, labor-intensive, and costly. Grantees prepare multiple forms, and duplicate data reported. Federal awarding agencies and other users of grantee information manually extract data from inconsistently prepared PDF forms or text files. The GREAT (Grants Reporting Efficiency and Transparency) Act […more]


July, 2021 Newsletter

July, 2021 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an ambitious schedule in their Spring 2021 UnifiedAgenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. The announcement outlines both proposed and final rules for thisFall and Spring 2022. Rules coming out in October most likely to impact the XBRL community, as well as issuers,include a final rule for […more]