December, 2021 2022 promises to be an exciting year for the XBRL community with new structured data programs coming online from U.S. based public utilities reporting to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), European and UK companies filing through the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA), and local Florida government entities reporting in XBRL to the […more]
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November, 2021 SEC Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw addressed “The Lessons of Structured Data” in her speech at the November 10 XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers, noting “…XBRL requirements [have] allowed EDGAR to provide machine-readable data that have improved transparency in a number of ways… XBRL has enabled automatic processing and analysis by software […more]
October, 2021 New speakers added to the XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers. Experts from William Blair Investment Management, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Moody’s Investor Service, and more have joined the speaker lineup at this year’s half-day forum. Keynote speakers at the 2021 event include SEC Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw, and Leslie Seidman, […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]
The Data Quality Committee approved version 16 of freely-available rules and guidance in September. There are now 83 automated checks helping US GAAP and IFRS filers detect and resolve inconsistencies or errors in XBRL-formatted financials before submission to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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]
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]