Items tagged with "transparency"

Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

May, 2022 With Memorial Day behind us, the start of Summer is right around the corner (officially June 21). Time for barbecues, picnics, heading to the beach… And this year, more rule proposals and final implementations with structured data requirements from the SEC! Two new SEC proposals focused on investment management filers were published in […more]


May 2022 Newsletter

April, 2022 The XBRL US ESG Working Group announces publication of machine-readable corporate sustainability data. The working group, which is responsible for the paper, Supporting ESG Data with Standards, worked closely with Etsy, the company that operates two-sided online marketplaces matching millions of buyers and sellers around the world, and with Moody’s Corporation, the parent […more]


March 2022 Newsletter

March, 2022 Environmental issues remain in the headlines! The SEC has published their long-awaited rule proposal on climate, Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures, and conducted a special hearing to discuss and vote. The proposal, which passed by a vote of 3-1, establishes requirements for domestic and foreign registrants to disclose certain climate-related information in […more]


February 2022 Newsletter

February, 2022 More rule proposals with structured data requirements from the SEC. This month the Securities and Exchange Commission published two new proposals that contained structured data requirements, both with comment period due dates of April 22, 2022. Cybersecurity Risk Management for Investment Advisors, Registered Investment Companies, and Business Development Companies proposes that registered investment […more]


Approved Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee approved version 17 of freely-available rules and guidance in January. There are now 91 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.


January 2022 Newsletter

January, 2022 XBRL US commented on FERC data collection of Forms 6 and 6-Q. Both forms are now required to be reported in XBRL format which renders the data machine-readable, improving the ability of the Commission to perform audits and reviews, and conduct research. It also enhances the usefulness of the data for the public […more]


December, 2021 Newsletter

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]


November 2021 Newsletter

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 Newsletter

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]


September, 2021 Newsletter

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]