The latest on Using XBRL Data

Posted Thursday, March 14, 2019

Can you name the top 10 filings in 2017?

Campbell Pryde, President and CEO, XBRL US
Conducting simple queries, like identifying the filings that contain the most reported facts, used to be extremely time-consuming and labor-intensive to perform. Today, the availability of structured, machine-readable (XBRL) data and the XBRL API makes getting answers – using simple or complex queries – EASY.


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Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Ez-XBRL Announces Automated iXBRL Conversions Using Patented Technologies

Ez-XBRL Solutions, Inc. announced today its new Inline XBRL (iXBRL) solution that enables SEC registrants to rapidly convert their existing XBRL tagged data to the iXBRL format. Read the press release.


Posted Monday, March 4, 2019

January/February Newsletter

January/February 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publishes Proposal to Require XBRL for Utilities Reporting Open Government Data Act Passed GREAT Act Passes the U.S. House of Representatives Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Issues RFP for XBRL Solution XBRL US News SEC Comment Letter on Proposed Collection of Interactive Data XBRL US Publishes […more]


Posted Monday, March 4, 2019

Newsletter for the Business Reporting Standard

April/May 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News SEC Publishes Draft EDGAR Filer Manual SEC Proposes XBRL for Reporting by Business Development Companies & Closed End Funds SEC Finalizes FAST Act Requires XBRL Tagging for Cover Page Small Business Administration Accepts XBRL Data for Surety Bond Guarantee Program FERC Proposal on Transmission Investment Activity References Use of […more]


Posted Thursday, February 28, 2019

XBRL Data Community

Be part of the growing number of professionals using the XBRL application programming interface (API) with enhanced capabilities – including the use of any XBRL data set. Share feedback, queries, ideas, templates and anything else that strengthens your understanding of the functionality, efficiency and usability of this protocol.


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Posted Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Novaworks News – February, 2019

In this issue:

  • SEC Extends Comment Period for Updated Disclosure Requirements for Variable Annuities and Variable Life Insurance Contracts
  • SEC’s Peak Filing Schedule for 2019
  • SEC Brings Charges in EDGAR Hacking Case
  • SEC Resumes Normal Operation

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Posted Friday, January 25, 2019

XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposed Collection of Interactive Data

XBRL US has submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC request for comment on the Proposed Collection of Interactive Data. Key points made in the letter: Access to interactive data enhances the Commission’s ability to monitor companies and perform analysis Reduces the cost of analysis for investors and analysts Streamlines and improves efficiencies (reduces cost) […more]


Posted Friday, January 18, 2019

CFA Institute Podcast – Structured Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain: What Will the Future Bring?

To hear CFA Institute perspectives on how technology is driving changes in corporate reporting, listen to this podcast of Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute, in conversation with the UK Financial Reporting Council on: how investors use structured data; how data providers pull XBRL data from filings, normalize and clean […more]


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Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Calcbench Insider: December 2018

In this issue:

  • Lease accounting: FedEx vs. UPS.
  • Our updated lease accounting guide.
  • Find historical trend data: an example.
  • Analysts, does this sound familiar?
  • Geeking Out on the Filings
    Cost of revenue, SG&A: a Q3 update.
    SEC comment letters: The Amazon Example.

Posted Wednesday, December 5, 2018

November/December Newsletter

November/December 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC Publishes List of Rules to be Reviewed Including XBRL Requirement Rules SEC Posts Draft EDGAR Manual, Effective December 17, 2018 SEC Staff Finds IFRS Filings Have Higher Custom Tag Rates Than US GAAP Filings SEC Proposes Rule on Variable Annuity Referencing Inline XBR SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Speech […more]


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