The latest on Using XBRL Data

Posted Friday, April 1, 2022

Consistency + Change = Opportunity

By David Tauriello, Vice President of Operations, XBRL US “… consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds … “ -Ralph Waldo Emerson As Emerson suggested, consistency in thought can limit imagination and innovation – consistency in data is a different story altogether. In the last six months, the global financial data environment has seen an […more]


Posted Thursday, March 3, 2022

February 2022 Newsletter

February, 2022 More rule proposals with structured data requirements from the SEC. This month the Securities and Exchange Commission published two new proposals that contained structured data requirements, both with comment period due dates of April 22, 2022. Cybersecurity Risk Management for Investment Advisors, Registered Investment Companies, and Business Development Companies proposes that registered investment […more]


Posted Friday, January 28, 2022

January 2022 Newsletter

January, 2022 XBRL US commented on FERC data collection of Forms 6 and 6-Q. Both forms are now required to be reported in XBRL format which renders the data machine-readable, improving the ability of the Commission to perform audits and reviews, and conduct research. It also enhances the usefulness of the data for the public […more]


Posted Wednesday, January 5, 2022

December, 2021 Newsletter

December, 2021 2022 promises to be an exciting year for the XBRL community with new structured data programs coming online from U.S. based public utilities reporting to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), European and UK companies filing through the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA), and local Florida government entities reporting in XBRL to the […more]


Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2021

November 2021 Newsletter

November, 2021 SEC Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw addressed “The Lessons of Structured Data” in her speech at the November 10 XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers, noting “…XBRL requirements [have] allowed EDGAR to provide machine-readable data that have improved transparency in a number of ways… XBRL has enabled automatic processing and analysis by software […more]


Posted Wednesday, November 3, 2021

October, 2021 Newsletter

October, 2021 New speakers added to the XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers. Experts from William Blair Investment Management, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Moody’s Investor Service, and more have joined the speaker lineup at this year’s half-day forum. Keynote speakers at the 2021 event include SEC Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw, and Leslie Seidman, […more]


Posted Tuesday, October 5, 2021

September, 2021 Newsletter

The Federal Government and individual agencies are rapidly recognizing the value of structured data. Recent legislation and regulatory actions show the increasing call to treat data as a strategic asset and embrace standardization to safeguard decision-useful data. Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2021 Signed by President – Requires Agencies to Post Budget Materials in […more]


Posted Friday, September 3, 2021

August, 2021 Newsletter

August, 2021 SEC Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw and Independent Corporate Director, former FASB Chair, Leslie Seidman to keynote XBRL US Investor Forum: Data that Delivers. The half-day, virtual event, to be held on November 10, will feature case studies and demonstrations of how machine-readable data has changed the analytics dynamic for investors, corporate financial planners, researchers, […more]


Posted Thursday, August 26, 2021

SEC Commissioner Crenshaw and Former FASB Chairperson Seidman to Keynote XBRL US Investor Forum 2021

XBRL US announced today that the annual XBRL US Investor Forum 2021: Data that Delivers, will feature two keynote speakers, Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission; and Independent Corporate Director and former FASB Chairperson, Leslie F. Seidman. This year’s virtual forum, which will take place on November 10, 2021, […more]


Posted Friday, August 20, 2021

SEC Announced Open Data Access Enhancements

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made an announcement today concerning enhancements to open data access including a new API that allows users to aggregate XBRL financial data. Read the release. Access the documentation.


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