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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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Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2018

XBRL US Introduces Proposed API Standard, Streamlining Access to Structured Financial Data

Analysts, commercial providers & investors invited to December 12 webinar to learn more XBRL US announced today the launch of a free API (Application Program Interface) standard in a Proposed Release, to create, extract and analyze XBRL formatted, computer-readable data. The API is designed to work with any XBRL database or taxonomy. The XBRL API […more]


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Posted Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Calcbench Insider: October 2018

In this issue:

  • Our first webinar featured guest Marc Siegel, former member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • Calcbench Cool Insights
    Unremitted foreign earnings, where are you?
    Exchange rate effects on cash.
  • Geeking Out on the Filings
    Campbell Soup gets squeezed.
    Disclose your movie plans.
    Thoughts on structured data.

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Posted Monday, September 17, 2018

CFA Institute Publishes Position Paper: Data and Technology

The CFA Institute publication Data and Technology: Transforming the Financial Information Landscape discusses the benefits of structured data to all parties in the financial reporting supply chain, including companies, auditors, regulators, and investors. This paper addresses the consumption of that structured data, including which data are available and how data are being consumed, and refutes the claim […more]


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Posted Thursday, September 6, 2018

The Calcbench Insider: September 2018

In this issue:

  • Leasing Costs Extravaganza
  • Q&A on Financial Data Quality
  • Geeking Out on the Filings
    Cost of revenue and SG&A update Q2
    Who is exposed to Turkey?

Posted Friday, August 31, 2018

July/August Newsletter

July/August 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC EDGAR Upgraded to Release 18.2, Now Supports IFRS Taxonomy XBRL US News XBRL US Data Quality Committee Announces the Public Review of the 7th Ruleset XBRL US State & Local Govt Working Group Sends Letter to SEC Investor Advisory Committee AICPA Study Demonstrates that XBRL Costs Declined 45% […more]


Posted Friday, June 29, 2018

May/June Newsletter

May/June 2018 Regulatory and Legislative News SEC Adopts Inline XBRL for Operating Companies and Mutual Funds SEC Publishes Draft Strategic Plan for 2018 – 2022 SEC Requests Comment on Fund Retail Investor Experience and Disclosure SEC Requests Comment on Proposal to Require Relationship Summary for Retail Investors SEC’s Baugess Speech at Financial Information Management Conference […more]


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