The latest on Using XBRL Data

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018

Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

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]


Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018

SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson to Keynote XBRL Investor Forum, November 8, 2018, in New York City

SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson to keynote XBRL Investor Forum 2018: Powering Fintech, November 8 in New York City. The event is hosted by Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, with sponsorship by CFA Institute and CFA Society New York.


Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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]


Posted Friday, June 8, 2018

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.


Posted Thursday, May 31, 2018

Approved Guidance & Validation Rules

In May, 2018, the Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, providers and data users working to improve standardized financial reporting – approved freely-available rules and guidance to help filers using US GAAP and IFRS Taxonomies supported by the US Securities and Exchange Commission detect and resolve inconsistencies or errors in XBRL-formatted financial data. Several tools are certified for implementation of the approved rules.


Posted Saturday, April 28, 2018

March/April 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]


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Posted Friday, April 20, 2018

Google’s BigQuery Now Hosting XBRL SEC Data

Google’s BigQuery hosts SEC XBRL filings to enable SQL queries of the SEC dataset.


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Posted Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Calcbench Insider: March 2018

In this issue:

  • Calcbench and Tax Reform
  • Amazon Segment Disclosures and HQ2
  • Dunkin Donuts and the Ice Cream Adjustment
  • An Early Peek at Share Repurchase Programs

Posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018

January/February 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]


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Posted Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The Calcbench Insider: February 2018

In this issue:

  • New earnings release tools
  • Cash: Yep, companies had lots of it.
  • Early look at leasing costs.

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