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Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Navigating New Developments in Financial Reporting

The pace of regulatory developments in financial reporting has accelerated significantly. Standard setters and regulators have transformed both accounting standards and the format of financial reporting, resulting in vast changes to not only how accounting is recorded, but also how financial results are reported. Proper handling of these accounting and reporting changes is a key […more]


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Posted Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Calcbench Insider: May 2019

In this issue:

  • Lease Accounting… There’s More
  • Capex spending, both up and down.
  • Restructuring costs on the rise.
  • Restructuring costs up close.
  • When Amazon takes over the world.

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Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2019

SEC Requires XBRL Tagging of 8-K

In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which On March 20, 2019, the SEC adopted final rule amendments, in connection with the FAST Act, which have expanded the scope of XBRL tagging requirements to the cover page of Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, 20-F, and 40-F (annual reports) using Inline XBRL. The […more]


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Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Novaworks News – April, 2019

In this issue: SEC Adopts FAST Act Simplification and Modernization of Regulation S-K SEC Releases EDGAR 19.1.1 SEC Proposes Offering Reforms for Business Development Companies and Registered Closed-End Funds SEC Staff to Hold Spring Fintech Forum on Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets


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Posted Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Calcbench Insider: April 2019

In this issue:

  • Our newest masterclass video is here.
  • Where the spending goes.
  • Adventures in taxes and net income.
  • Taxes, Part II: trends in payments.
  • Big movers in goodwill, intangible assets.

Posted Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Approved Validation Rules & Guidance

The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, providers and data users working to improve standardized financial reporting – updated version 8 of freely-available rules and guidance in April, 2019. Several tools are certified for implementation of the approved rules.


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Posted Thursday, March 28, 2019

SEC Requires XBRL Tagging of 8-K

In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which expand the XBRL tagging requirement to Form 8-K filings. And it’s not just for selected Form 8-K filings; it’s for all of them. Form 8-K is the interim report that companies must file with the SEC to announce major events that shareholders should […more]


Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2019

CFA Institute on XBRL and Audit

In a recent blog post from the CFA Institute, Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting, commented that with the mandate to use Inline XBRL for corporate filings in the United States and in Europe, it is time to begin considering audit for the XBRL version of the filing. The blog points out that: “Only […more]


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Posted Friday, March 22, 2019

FASB FAQ updated for 2019 US GAAP

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Staff recently issued an update to the Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy (FAQ) to include new guidance for preparers on addressing the deprecation of the “Report Date [Axis]” (CreationDateAxis) with the 2019 Taxonomy Update. The FAQ is available on the FASB website.


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Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Novaworks News – March, 2019

In this issue: SEC Staff to Hold Spring Fintech Forum on Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets SEC Fee Rate Advisory #2 for Fiscal Year 2019 SEC Releases EDGAR 19.1


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