Items tagged with "standards"

Point of View

Donna Johaneman, Senior Project Manager XBRL, FASB; and Louis Matherne, Chief of Taxonomy Development, FASB

Building a taxonomy is a team effort. Find out how the US GAAP Taxonomy was built and is maintained today.


SEC Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations on Inline XBRL and Cover Page Tagging

The Securities and Exchange Commission published Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations on Inline XBRL and cover page tagging. Read the Q&A.


Proposed Updates to 2020 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has published the following Proposed Accounting Standards Updates for public comment: 1) Investments—Equity Securities (Topic 321), Investments—Equity Method and Joint Ventures (Topic 323), and Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815): Clarifying the Interactions between Topic 321, Topic 323, and Topic 815 and the related release notes. The proposed taxonomy improvements include adding an […more]


SEC Rule Proposal Modernization of Reg S-K, Items 101, 103 & 105

On August 8, the Securities and Exchange Commission published a rule proposal, Modernization of Regulation S-K, Items 101, 103 and 105. Item 101 covers general development of business and narrative description of business; Item 103 covers legal proceedings; and Item 105 cover risk factors. The objective of the proposal is to modernize the description of […more]


SEC Chief Economist S.P. Kothari Speech on Big Data

S.P. Kothari, Chief Economist and Director, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, at the Securities and Exchange Commission gave a speech on July 13 at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) conference on big data and high-performance computing, where he referenced the value of structured data and the Legal Entity Identifier. Highlights from his […more]


global standards for global investors

Ahmed Algamal, CPA, CA, IFRS XBRL Consultant, and Bethany Moll, XBRL Operations Planning & Strategy, both of DFIN

Hear their views on how foreign private issuers are handling the move to greater standardization in a global marketplace.


XBRL US Member Presents at Data Coalition Event on Federal Data Strategy

XBRL US sole practitioner member, Liz Sweeney, presented her views to the White House Office of Management and Budget during a July 8, 2019, Data Coalition event, held in Washington, DC, noting: “I believe that encouraging adoption of financial reporting standards for state and local governments would create synergistic benefits within the federal data strategy. Specifically, […more]


SEC Roundtable on Short-Term/Long-Term Periodic Reporting & Regulatory Requirements

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced their plan to host a roundtable on Short-Term / Long-Term Management of Public Companies, Our Periodic Reporting System and Regulatory Requirements. This event will be held on July 18 at 12:30 ET and the public is invited to attend (it will be held at SEC offices at 100 F […more]


SEC Analysis of Extensions in XBRL Submissions

The SEC posted an analysis of extensions used in XBRL submissions. While there is little change in the overall rate for filers from 2017 to 2018 (hovering around 18%), accelerated filers use of extensions has come down slightly versus prior period, and is now more inline with other filers at 18%. Read the release.


XBRL US Comment Letter RE: FERC Electric Transmission Incentives Policy

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposal regarding the scope and implementation of the Commission’s electric transmission incentives regulations and policy. The FERC proposal references form FERC-730, Report of Transmission Investment Activity, and asks if the data reported in this form should be provided in XBRL format. Public […more]