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Posted Monday, November 4, 2019

XBRL US CEO Participated in SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring XBRL US CEO Campbell Pryde. Key messages conveyed during the panel included how XBRL data standards can be used to improve the efficiency and effective of municipal reporting. Separately, […more]


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Posted Monday, November 4, 2019

Reason Foundation Comments on SEC FIMSAC Discussion on Structured Municipal Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring speakers from Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), Will County, IL, Municipal Market Analytics, XBRL US, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Marc Joffe and Spencer Purnell of XBRL US […more]


Posted Monday, October 28, 2019

FASB Chairman to Address Importance of Standardized Data in Setting Accounting Standard, at XBRL Investor Forum, Nov 4 in NY

Topics to be covered include blockchain, artificial intelligence, new reporting domains like municipal securities reporting, and more.


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Posted Tuesday, October 22, 2019

XBRL US Comments on SEC Modernization of Reg S-K

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Modernization of Regulation S-K Items 101, 103, and 105. The Commission proposes various changes in disclosure requirements related to Item 101 for business description, Item 103 for legal proceedings and Item 105 for risk factors. The proposed amendments are intended to improve the readability of […more]


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Posted Wednesday, October 2, 2019

SEC Proposes Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks

On September 17, 2019, the SEC published a rule proposal: Update of Statistical Disclosures for Bank and Savings and Loan Registrants.  Today, that proposal was posted on the Federal Register, with an official publication date of October 3. Comment letters are due 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. A proposal […more]


Posted Tuesday, September 24, 2019

XBRL US on SEC Concept Release: Harmonizing Exempt Securities Offering

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Offering Exemptions. The XBRL US letter noted that the Commission could more effectively meet its goal of simplifying and harmonizing the exempt offering framework by requiring all reporting entities to use the same consistent method to report the same disclosures. […more]


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Posted Friday, September 6, 2019

Workiva Customer Submits the First Multi-Document Inline XBRL Filing

Public Companies Also Used Workiva Platform to Submit More Than 78 Percent of Inline XBRL Facts in 2019 Workiva, provider of the world’s leading connected reporting and compliance platform, announced that its customer – Summit Materials – used the Workiva platform to submit the first multi-document Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language (iXBRLTM) filing to the […more]


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Posted Thursday, September 5, 2019

XBRL US 2nd Release of CAFR Taxonomy for Municipal Reporting in Public Exposure Review

Will County, Illinois, First Local Government to Publish Financials in XBRL Format XBRL US announced today that it is conducting a 60-day public review and comment period for the second release of the Demonstration Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Taxonomy. The taxonomy, developed by the XBRL US State and Local Government Disclosure Modernization Working Group, […more]


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Posted Wednesday, August 7, 2019

The Calcbench Insider: August 2019

In this issue:

  • Special report: Adopting the new lease accounting standard.
  • Using Calcbench to measure China exposure.
  • Lease accounting up close: Chipotle Mexican Grill.
  • And more lease accounting: the Comcast example.
  • Downshifting in the trucking world.

Posted Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Approved Validation Rules & Guidance

The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, providers and data users working to improve standardized financial reporting – released version 9 of freely-available rules and guidance in July, 2019. Several tools are certified for implementation of the approved rules.


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