Automating the transmission of Work-in-Process reports and financial statements to the bonding decision will help sureties, contractors, and bond agents by significantly improving the speed and efficiency in this important view of a contractor’s business.
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The National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) posted a new blog, featuring XBRL US CEO Campbell Pryde on how the Small Business Administration (SBA) has modernized their process for collecting contractor data needed for the SBA Surety Guarantee Program by leveraging XBRL. Read the post. Listen to a “Let’s Get Surety” podcast about the […more]
Administrator Isabella Guzman who leads the Small Business Administration (SBA), announced changes to streamline the process for small businesses to submit Work-in-Process information used in the SBA Surety Bond Guarantee program by leveraging machine-readable data standards (XBRL). The SBA Surety Bond Guarantee program backs surety bonds for small businesses wishing to submit qualified bids in […more]
Liberty Mutual Surety not only saved time and money, but was able to redirect skilled employees to higher value work at every level when they adopted standardized XBRL data collection of corporate financial data. Historically, they had relied on manual data entry and normalization, which is the process of re-structuring as-reported data in accordance with […more]
Liberty Mutual Surety, a global business with bond capabilities in more than 60 countries, relies on access to timely and accurate financial statement data on public and private companies, mostly to analyze corporate financial health for bonding and to conduct benchmarking and trend analysis. The financial data is also used by the claims department when […more]
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 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 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 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 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]