Items tagged with "municipal"

FDTA: Entity and Security Identifiers

3:00 PM ET Thursday, March 28, 2024
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Regulators require the use of many different entity identifiers, from the LEI to the CIK to the DUNS to the UEI. Likewise, they use many different securities identifiers, from the CUSIP to the FIGI to the ISIN. Identifiers in use today may be open-source or commercially used. They may be globally used or limited to […more]


FDTA Impact on Municipal Bond Investors

3:00 PM ET Wednesday, January 17, 2024
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The Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA) calls for disclosures from municipal bond issuers to be made available to investors and other data users in machine-readable, structured format. Join this 60-minute discussion with municipal bond investors for their views on what data they use, what kind of issuers they follow, and how access to digitized municipal […more]


SEC, MSRB and FINRA to Host Virtual Compliance Outreach for Municipal Advisors & Dealers

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced plans to hold a virtual compliance outreach program which will be hosted by the SEC Office of Municipal Securities, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The program aims to give municipal market participants the opportunity to learn about regulatory and compliance matters for […more]


Government Reporting & the FDTA: Florida, Michigan, Utah

3:00 PM ET Monday, September 18, 2023
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Are data standard requirements for municipal bond issuers as outlined in the FDTA just a “solution in search of a problem”? Hear from government entities and data users about how they analyze government financial data today. Learn about their wish list on how to improve the usefulness of data used for peer analysis and policy […more]


SEC Hosting Municipal Securities Disclosure Conference, May 10, 2023

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced plans to hold a Municipal Securities Disclosure Conference on May 10, 2023 at SEC headquarters. The event will have both in-person and virtual access and registration is required.  The deadline to register is May 5, 2023. Topics to be covered include: Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA) Voluntary Disclosure […more]


XBRL US Welcomes Enactment of the Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA)

On December 23, 2022, President Biden signed into law H.R. 7776, the James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 which includes TITLE LVIII, the Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA). The FDTA calls for the use of data standards by member agencies of the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council, including U.S. Treasury, […more]


Government Financial Reporting – Data Standards and the Financial Data Transparency Act

3:00 PM ET Tuesday, January 24, 2023
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The U.S. Congress passed legislation on December 15, 2022 that includes requirements for the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt data standards related to municipal securities. The Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA) aims to improve transparency in government reporting, while minimizing disruptive changes and requiring no new disclosures. The University of Michigan’s Center for Local […more]


XBRL US Comments on MSRB RFC on Rule G-32

XBRL US commented on the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Request for Comment on Draft Amendments to MSRB Rule G-32 to Streamline the Deadlines for Submitting Information on Form G-32. The XBRL US letter encouraged the MSRB to consider allowing municipal securities bond issuers to optionally submit their continuing disclosure documents which include event-based and […more]


Florida 2022 Annual Financial Report Taxonomy Finalized

The Florida Division of Accounting & Auditing has partnered with the Office of Information Technology to build the new Florida Open Financial Statement System, and have finalized and published the 2022 Annual Financial Report Taxonomy. Local governments will have the option to provide their financial data in the same manner they currently utilize, where it […more]


Michigan House Bill 5783 Appropriates IT Funds for Machine-Readable (XBRL) Govt Data

Michigan Governor Whitmer signed off on House Bill No. 5783 which includes appropriations for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. The bill includes funding for Michigan State Treasury to work in partnership with a public university located in Michigan to develop an IT strategy focusing on machine-readable financial disclosures for local units of government, and that […more]