Items tagged with "government"

Sunlight Foundation Article: California, Florida Leading the Way to Local Government Fiscal Transparency

Marc Joffe, Senior Research Analyst at the Reason Foundation, and Chair, XBRL US State & Local Government Working Group, authored an article published by the Sunlight Foundation, where he noted: “In May, the California State Senate passed SB 598, the Open Financial Statements Act.  The vote was an important milestone on the way toward opening up […more]


Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

June 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News GREAT Act Passes Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Reform FERC Adopts XBRL Standards for Utilities Reporting California State Assembly Committee Approves SB 598, Open Financial Statements Act SEC Publishes Concept Release to Harmonize Exempt Offerings SEC Updates EDGAR to Release 19.2, Publishes DEI Taxonomy U.S. Federal Data […more]


GREAT Act for Grants Reporting, Passes Committee on Homeland Security & Govt Affairs

The GREAT Act (H.R. 150, S. 1829) was passed by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. The bill will next go to the full Senate for a vote. The bill calls for the creation of government-wide data standards to be used by grants recipients, as noted in the section of the bill […more]


April/May Newsletter

April/May 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News SEC Publishes Draft EDGAR Filer Manual SEC Proposes XBRL for Reporting by Business Development Companies & Closed End Funds SEC Finalizes FAST Act Requires XBRL Tagging for Cover Page Small Business Administration Accepts XBRL Data for Surety Bond Guarantee Program FERC Proposal on Transmission Investment Activity References Use of […more]


Data Amplified 2019

9:00 AM China Standard Time Tuesday, October 22, 2019
XBRL International Conference || Shanghai, China
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The Future of Business Reporting The international conference that brings together the key players involved in the future of business reporting will be held 22-24 October in Shanghai, with an extra Members day on 21 October. Regulators, policymakers, accounting and business professionals will meet to debate, discuss, update and celebrate the way performance in all […more]


Getting Successful Standards to the Finish Line: FDIC & FASB Case Studies

3:00 PM EDT Wednesday, May 29, 2019
XBRL US Webinar
Watch/listen to replay

Attend this session for in-depth case studies and lessons learned from the FDIC and the FASB standards implementations.


January/February Newsletter

January/February 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publishes Proposal to Require XBRL for Utilities Reporting Open Government Data Act Passed GREAT Act Passes the U.S. House of Representatives Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Issues RFP for XBRL Solution XBRL US News SEC Comment Letter on Proposed Collection of Interactive Data XBRL US Publishes […more]


Government Regulator Workshop: Building Successful Data Standards

9:00 AM ET Thursday, April 25, 2019
XBRL US Workshop || District Offices, 1025 Connecticut Avenue NW

Program managers, accounting staff, and analysts from government agencies should attend to learn how to build successful standards programs that enable automation, and improve information consistency, quality, and timeliness.

This event is free to government employees; space is limited and registration is required. Get details and register


NYU and Columbia Paper: The Data Standardization Challenge

Richard Berner, Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Global Economy and Business at the NYU Stern School of Business, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics, and Kathryn Judge, Professor of Law at Columbia Law School.  from New York University and Columbia have written a white paper, The Data Standardization Challenge, which examines the numerous public […more]


XBRL US Letter RE: Draft Federal Grants Management Data Standards

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.