Items tagged with "government"

Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

March, 2020 March has been a difficult month, as we all adapt to a new environment, way of living and doing business. Filers and XBRL providers may face challenges and the SEC has instituted several temporary relief measures to help filers during the COVID-19 crisis. Many of our members are small businesses which face unique […more]


RegTech Data 2020

Monday, April 20 - Friday, April 24, 2020
Teleconference, Web Conference hosted by Data Coalition
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This virtual event will focus on the future of RegTech applications in society, specifically strategies for realizing efficiencies for financial services and government agencies. During the virtual RegTech Data Week, participants will discuss the benefits and uses of common entity identifiers, development of new pilot projects to advance the use of structured data in regulatory […more]


Innovating with Open Government Data

4:30 PM EDT Monday, March 16, 2020
Data Coalition Webinar hosted by Data Coalition
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Join Data Coalition panelists, including leading public data innovators, as they explain how they are using open data to promote government transparency and accountability, while solving solve important issues facing the public. Originally planned as a panel discussion at South by Southwest (SXSW), the Data Coalition will host this virtual program to keep the crucial […more]


XBRL US CAFR Taxonomy Released with New Statements, Schedules and Footnotes

Now includes Single Audit Report schedules for municipalities and other federal grantees XBRL US announced today the public review of the third version of the demonstration Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting (CAFR) Taxonomy, which now includes seven financial statements, two footnotes, and two schedules from the Single Audit Report. The taxonomy will be published for a […more]


February, 2020 Newsletter

February, 2020 XBRL continues to gain traction in regulatory and government reporting. On the SEC filing front, the FASB has incorporated XBRL US DQC rules into the 2020 US GAAP Taxonomy which is a big win for data quality. Separately, XBRL US submitted a comment letter on the SEC’s proposal that XBRL be required for […more]


January 2020 Newsletter

January, 2020 2020 will be a critical year for the modernization of government and regulatory reporting. On December 30, 2019, the President signed the Grants Reporting Efficiency And Transparency (GREAT) Act (https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/150) into law, which requires the use of data standards in grants reporting. The GREAT Act dovetails with the President’s Management Agenda, Results-Oriented Accountability […more]


December 2019 Newsletter

December, 2019 Happy New Year! The stage is set for a great 2020, thanks to the work of our members on critical projects in 2019: Completing the Taxonomy Development Handbook (a multi-year project), the Style Guide and other building blocks to create good quality taxonomies; Building more data quality rules and guidance to give issuers […more]


GREAT Act, for Grants Reporting, Signed into Law

The GREAT (Grants Reporting Efficiency and Transparency) Act, which  calls for data standards in grants reporting, was signed into law by the President on December 30, 2019. Key provisions of the bill include: Section 2. Purpose. The legislation is designed to modernize reporting by Federal grants recipients; implement recommendations of the Office of Management and […more]


GREAT Act Passes House and Senate

The GREAT (Grants Reporting Efficiency and Transparency) Act was passed by both the House and the Senate and now awaits the President’s signature. The GREAT Act calls for data standards in grants reporting, and defines data standards as those that will: “(1) render information reported by recipients of Federal awards fully searchable and machine-readable; “(2) be nonproprietary; […more]


XBRL US Comments on LEI Eligibility for Government Entities

XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) in response to a Consultative Document on LEI Eligibility for General Government Entities. Our comment letter made the following points: Collecting government financial data in U.S. markets, in an efficient, automatable fashion is becoming a more likely scenario, given recent initiatives driving greater […more]