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Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

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]


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]


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]


June, 2021 Newsletter

June, 2021 SEC announced tools and programs to support issuers, XBRL application providers, and data users. On June 22, the Commission announced its intent to conduct a test pilot program to support the planned roll-out of the final rule Securities Offering Reform for Closed-End Investment Companies. This is an important development that will help issuers […more]


May, 2021 Newsletter

May, 2021 Financial Transparency Act (FTA) reintroduced to 117th Congress. This important bill, if passed, calls for eight financial regulatory agencies to require data standards for their reporting entities. The FTA was reintroduced on May 4, 2021, as H.R. 2989 by co-sponsors Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC). Agencies named in the bill include […more]


April, 2021 Newsletter

Sustainability and climate issues remain in the headlines in the US and Europe. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gave a compelling speech this month outlining Treasury’s “whole-of-government” approach to climate change, emphasizing the importance of ESG data, and Treasury’s intent to work with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure an effective approach to […more]


March, 2021 Newsletter

March, 2021 Corporate sustainability takes center stage for both industry and regulators. March was a busy month for those interested in climate and other ESG topics. The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) published its draft XBRL Taxonomy, which represents ESG metrics for 77 industry groups. XBRL US’ Domain Steering Committee reviewed and provided feedback to […more]


February, 2021 Newsletter

February, 2021 SEC EDGAR System supports XBRL US DQC rules. In its draft EDGAR Filer Manual (Volume II), the Commission announced that EDGAR Release 21.1 will support XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) rules in the US GAAP Taxonomy Release 2021, noting: EDGAR will support new data quality-enhancing checks included by FASB in the US-GAAP […more]


January 2021 Newsletter

January, 2021 Momentum around sustainability reporting continues to grow in 2021. Climate change and sustainability reporting is a critical topic this year. The incoming Biden administration has expressed a greater focus on environmental issues. And the current acting SEC Chair Allison Herren Lee has been outspoken in support of greater standardization for ESG data. In […more]


December 2020 Newsletter

December, 2020 XBRL US commented on SEC proposal on tailored shareholder reports. The SEC proposal, Tailored Shareholder Reports, Treatment of Annual Prospectus Updates for Existing Investors, and Improved Fee and Risk Disclosure for Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds; Fee Information in Investment Company Advertisements, recommends changes to modernize the disclosure framework for open-end management investment […more]