The latest on Using XBRL Data

Posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

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.

Posted Monday, January 22, 2018

Point of View

Banks need more pieces of the financial puzzle

Campbell Pryde, President and CEO, XBRL US

Financial statements are just one piece of the puzzle in evaluating cash flows from an investment. Shouldn’t all data needed to evaluate cash flows be available in structured format?

Posted Saturday, December 23, 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 and guidance for the Statement of Cash Flows in October, 2017. Version 5.1.0 of these freely-available resources was released in February, 2018, and is designed to help public companies detect inconsistencies or errors in their XBRL-formatted financial data.

Posted Thursday, December 21, 2017

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]

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Posted Thursday, December 7, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (December 2017)

In this issue:
In this issue:

  • Talking about bitcoin
  • Corporate financial highlights
  • Breakups can be painful

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Posted Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Explores an Earnings Release Case Study

This Novaworks article recaps a presentation & audience discussion with Michelle Savage, Vice President of Communication for XBRL US, and Scott Theis, CEO of Novaworks, LLC and Chairman of XBRL US’s Domain Steering Committee, on the proposed development of an XBRL taxonomy to represent the data held within the release, which could be beneficial to […more]

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Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Discusses Who’s Using XBRL and Why

This Novaworks article recaps CFA’s Investor Forum 2017, where a panel of industry experts discussed case studies that illustrate XBRL’s use in accounting and financial reporting and the rationale behind its adoption. This panel discussed different ways in which XBRL is employed in the financial sector.

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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

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]