Items tagged with "standards"

U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Input on Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset

On June 27, the U.S. Department of Commerce published a Request for Comment seeking input on the President’s Management Agenda which established a Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) goal of Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset. This program has an intended purpose of guiding development of a comprehensive long-term Federal Data Strategy to grow the economy, increase […more]


Request for Comments: Draft 2018-2022 SEC Strategic Plan

Monday, June 25 - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
US Securities and Exchange Commission Comment Period
Federal Register announcement

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking comments on its draft 2018–2022 Strategic Plan. The draft Strategic Plan includes a draft of the SEC’s mission, vision, values, strategic goals, and planned initiatives. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: E-mail PerformancePlanning@sec.gov Postal mail: Nicole Puccio, Branch Chief Securities and Exchange Commission […more]


US Public Companies Need to Stay Relevant In a Digital Age

John Turner, CEO, XBRL International

US lawmakers should reject the suggestion that smaller listed companies’ Fintech-friendly data be replaced with paper. It would be like telling smaller film makers that they can’t use Netflix anymore, but instead need to market their work on VHS tape.


SEC Sites Add the “S” in “httpS://”

Herm Fischer, XBRL Developer, Mark V Systems Limited

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is transitioning XBRL taxonomy web sites to HTTPS from HTTP.

Find out what you need to know about the changes.


SEC Publishes Investment Company Liquidity Disclosures Proposal

On March 14, 2018 the Securities and Exchange Commission published a proposal: Investment Company Liquidity Disclosures which builds off the final rule adopted in October 2016 for new forms N-PORT and NCEN. In that final rule, they opted for XML formatting instead of XBRL. XBRL US had submitted a comment letter at the time, advocating the […more]


Public Exposure for Comment – XBRL US Taxonomy Approval and Metrics Process

Monday, March 5 - Thursday, April 5, 2018
XBRL US Public Review
Get details and provide comments

The XBRL US Taxonomy Approval and Metrics Process (TAM) document has been revised and updated by the Domain Steering Committee and is available for comment through April 5. This document is for developers to use when creating and updating taxonomies.


What’s in your corporate family tree?

Michelle Savage, Vice President, Communication, XBRL US

Learning about your own background — the good, the bad, and the ugly — can be interesting. But for investors and for companies doing business with other corporate partners, understanding the “ancestry” of the companies in which they invest or do business, can be critical.


Earnings Announcement (DSC Subcommittee)

Formed as a subcommittee of the Domain Steering Committee, The Earnings Release Subcommittee is investigating possible XBRL tagging of corporate earnings announcements, given the timeliness and market-moving nature of the data provided in earnings announcements, and demand expressed by the investment community.


Keep Calm and Check Your Work!

Lou Rohman, Vice President, XBRL Services, Merrill Corporation; Chair, XBRL US Data Quality Committee

Accountants are sticklers for checking their work. They rely on disclosure and accounting checklists, and now on Data Quality Rules to catch errors in their XBRL financials. The XBRL US Data Quality Committee also performs periodic checks on their own work, and have proof that their rules and guidance are improving the accuracy of corporate XBRL financials.


How well do you tick and tie your XBRL?

David Tauriello, Vice President, Operations, XBRL US

Reporting supply chain participants – public company personnel and partners, regulators, analysts and researchers – know the value of telling a company’s story with standardized data. And now, XBRL Achievements are showing up on LinkedIn and other professional/social networking platforms to let colleagues and other professionals know who sets and keeps the pace in a transformed reporting environment.