Items tagged with "government"

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.

OPEN Government Data Act Passed

The Open (Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary) Government Data Act passed. The goal of the bill is to improve data portability, openness, and transparency without specifying certain formats or technology. It defines open data, creates minimal standards for making federal government data available to the public, requires the federal government to use open data to […more]

November/December 2018 Newsletter

November/December 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC Publishes List of Rules to be Reviewed Including XBRL Requirement Rules SEC Posts Draft EDGAR Manual, Effective December 17, 2018 SEC Staff Finds IFRS Filings Have Higher Custom Tag Rates Than US GAAP Filings SEC Proposes Rule on Variable Annuity Referencing Inline XBR SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Speech […more]

State & Local Government – Effective Reporting through XBRL Financial Data Standards

2:00 PM EDT Wednesday, January 23, 2019
XBRL US Webinar
Watch / listen to replay

Attend this one-hour session to learn how financial data standards can improve the efficiency of state and local government data processing.

Financial Revolutionist Article on Standards for Municipal Market Disruption

On October 5, Marc Joffe of the Reason Foundation published an article on Financial Reporting Standards Can Foster Municipal Market Disruption  in the Financial Revolutionist. Below is an excerpt from the article: “While fintech start-ups are disrupting many financial markets, the US municipal bond market has been largely left behind. As a result, the $3.9-trillion muni […more]

SEC Proposes Rule on Disclosures About Guaranteed Securities

The Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a rule on Financial Disclosures about Guarantors and Issuers of Guaranteed Securities and Affiliates Whose Securities Collateralize a Registrant’s Securities. The Commission is looking for comment on this proposal within 60 days of October 2, 2018, the date of publication of the proposal in the Federal Register. The proposal […more]

The coming data revolution in public finance.

Axios Advisors’ Triet Nguyen published an article on how financial data standards can impact municipal reporting: The “stodgy” municipal market is on the verge of a Big Data revolution, driven by rising support for adoption of iXBRL, a machine-readable financial reporting standard, and an increasing need for ESG-related data. Read the full article.

House Passes Grants Reporting Efficiency & Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Grants Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act (H.R. 4887). A Senate version (S. 3834), introduced by Senators James Lankford (OK) and Michael Enzi (WY), was passed by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.