Items tagged with "transparency"

May/June 2018 Newsletter

May/June 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC Adopts Inline XBRL for Operating Companies and Mutual Funds SEC Publishes Draft Strategic Plan for 2018 – 2022 SEC Requests Comment on Fund Retail Investor Experience and Disclosure SEC Requests Comment on Proposal to Require Relationship Summary for Retail Investors SEC’s Baugess Speech at Financial Information Management Conference […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.


March/April 2018 Newsletter

March/April 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News Google’s BigQuery Now Hosting SEC Data SEC Proposal on Investment Company Liquidity Measures Out for Public Comment SEC Posts FAQ on the IFRS Notice SEC Updates Interactive Data Test Suite SEC Supports the 2018 XBRL Taxonomies XBRL US News XBRL US Domain Steering Committee Closes Public Review for Draft […more]


January/February 2018 Newsletter

January/February 2018 XBRL US News Final Public Review Launched for Orange Button Solar Finance Taxonomy Join the XBRL API Beta Test Group Replays of Recent Webinars Now Available Point of View: What’s in Your Corporate Family Tree? Recent Point of View Topics Register to Attend XBRL US Data Quality Committee Meeting, Wednesday, March 14 at […more]


November/December 2017 Newsletter

November/December, 2017 Regulatory & Legislative News SEC Publishes XBRL Datasets for Mutual Fund Risk/Return Data XBRL US News XBRL US Submits Letter to SEC on FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K CFA View on Standards, Webinar Scheduled for January 10, 2018 XBRL Tagging in IFRS, Webinar Scheduled for January 31, 2018 Video Recording […more]


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.


October 2017 Newsletter

September/October, 2017 Regulatory & Legislative News SEC Proposes XBRL Requirement for Corporate Financial Statement Cover Pages SEC Updates Interactive Data Test Suite with IFRS Test Cases SEC Updates Interactive Data Test Suite to Accommodate Files Prior to EDGAR Submission XBRL US News XBRL US and SunSpec Alliance Hold Orange Button Public Review SFAA and NASBP […more]


XBRL. A Free & Open Reporting Standard.

Michelle Savage, Vice President, Communication, XBRL US

The XBRL standard is a free, open, non-proprietary, financial data standard, developed and maintained by a global, not-for-profit standards body. Free and open standards are critical for governments and businesses looking to adopt a standard.


August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017   Regulatory & Legislative News IASB Published Proposed Changes to IFRS Taxonomy for Public Review SEC Publishes Public Company Datasets, Now Including Notes SEC Posts Further Guidance on Signage in XBRL Tagging XBRL US News XBRL Investor Forum: Smart Data, Better Results, Set for November 1, New York City Data Quality Committee (DQC) […more]


June 2017 Newsletter

June 2017   Regulatory & Legislative News FASB Publishes Invitation to Comment on Effectiveness of US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy SEC Extends Deadline for Comment Letters on Industry Guide 3 (Statistical Disclosure by Bank Holding Companies) XBRL US News XBRL Achievements Program Helps Identify XBRL Skillsets New Case Study Published: How Little Companies Get Big, […more]