The latest on Using XBRL Data

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Posted Thursday, November 9, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (November 2017)

In this issue:

  • Advanced Calcbench: How to use the XBRL Data Query tool
  • Tracking disclosure of hurricane damage
  • Time to regulate the unicorns?

Posted Monday, October 23, 2017

Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

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]


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Posted Friday, October 6, 2017

CFA Institute Publishes Blog: Realizing the Potential of Structured Data

Despite its presence and use for several years now, XBRL has not achieved its full potential for either investors or companies in the United States. One reason is that companies continue to see structured data as a compliance and cost burden, and they have shared these views with regulators. Securities regulators worldwide are examining costs […more]


Posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Approved Guidance & Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, service providers and others working to improve standardized financial reporting – approved rules related to versions 4 and 5 and guidance for the Statement of Cash Flows in October, 2017. These freely-available resources help public companies detect inconsistencies or errors in their XBRL-formatted financial data.


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Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (September 2017)

In this issue:

  • Health of the health insurers
  • Business services sector: key metrics
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s list of priorities for inspecting audit firms this year
  • FASB’s new standard for hedge accounting

Posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017

How well do you tick and tie your XBRL?

David Tauriello, Vice President, Operations, XBRL US Since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandated XBRL formatting for periodic reporting almost 10 years ago, the age-old, critical accounting task of ‘tick and tie’ has become a digitally-driven task for public company reporting personnel and their partners. Creating good quality, computer-readable financials is more than […more]


Posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Point of View

How well do you tick and tie your XBRL?

David Tauriello, Vice President, Operations, XBRL US

Learning where to find, as well as how to build, influence and use Data Quality Committee and XBRL US resources is an essential part of hands-on professional development necessary to financial reporting. This month, we added recognitions to the XBRL Achievements program to acknowledge individuals who are actively raising quality of, and using, standardized data.


Posted Thursday, August 10, 2017

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]


Posted Wednesday, August 2, 2017

XBRL Investor Forum 2017: Smart Data, Better Results, New York, NY on Nov 1, 2017

XBRL US announced today that it will hold a free, half-day forum, “Smart Data, Better Results”, for investors, analysts, and regulators, as well as data and analytical tool providers. The event is hosted by Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in New York City, with sponsorship by CFA Institute and CFA Society New York.


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Posted Thursday, July 13, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (July 2017)

In this issue:

  • Sector in focus: Gift card revenue in retail
  • Mentioning Trump Administration in risk factors
  • New reporting technology catching on

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