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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

Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

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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Posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (June 2017)

In this issue:

  • Employee severance costs, 2014-2017
  • Gleaning intelligence on Hulu’s finances
  • SEC speaks on new revenue standard

Posted Monday, June 5, 2017

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]


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Posted Thursday, May 4, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (May 2017)

In this issue:

  • Goodwill impairment turns around
  • Leasing costs in the Internet sector
  • Patterns in deferred revenue, 2011-2016

Posted Friday, April 28, 2017

XBRL US Opposes XBRL Exemption in Financial CHOICE Act (Letter to HFSC)

XBRL US strongly opposes Section 411 of Subsection C of Title IV in the Financial CHOICE Act, a provision to exempt small companies from XBRL filing and which will have significant negative repercussions on both Wall Street and Main Street. Read the XBRL US argument on Section 411 in a letter to the House Financial Services Committee.


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