The latest on Using XBRL Data

Posted Thursday, November 10, 2022

October 2022 Newsletter

October, 2022 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized two new rules with XBRL requirements. Tailored Shareholder Reports for Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds; Fee Information in Investment Company Advertisements adopts amendments for annual and semi-annual shareholder reports provided by mutual funds and exchange-traded funds to highlight key information for shareholders and format the disclosures […more]


Posted Thursday, October 6, 2022

September 2022 Newsletter

September, 2022 XBRL US weighs in on technical aspects of the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy. The IFRS requested input on taxonomy groupings, use of dimensions, narrative information, modeling metrics and other topics. The XBRL US comment addressed IFRS staff recommendations on the [Draft] IFRS S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information; and [Draft] […more]


Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2022

August 2022 Newsletter

The Small Business Administration (SBA) streamlined their Surety Bond Guarantee Program with XBRL automation. The head of the SBA, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, noted in their release, “SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantees are critical for small businesses to be able to qualify, compete for, and complete major projects—including many of the improvement projects being funded as […more]


Posted Monday, August 1, 2022

July 2022 Newsletter

July, 2022 Michigan State appropriates funding for preparation and collection of local unit government disclosures in XBRL. House Bill 5783 was signed by Governor Whitmer and includes appropriations for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. The IT funding is to be used by Michigan State Treasury to develop an IT strategy focusing on machine-readable (XBRL) financial […more]


Posted Friday, July 8, 2022

June 2022 Newsletter

June, 2022 The University of Michigan (U-M) launches a public review of government financial data standards. Governments, standard setters, regulators and analysts are encouraged to review and comment on the Annual Comprehensive Financial Reporting (ACFR) Taxonomy, which represents seven financial statements and four notes, in addition to Michigan-specific reports that local entities submit along with […more]


Point of View

Posted Wednesday, June 15, 2022

XBRL Case Study: Are Big Companies Paying their Fair Share?

By Christine Cheng*, Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Accountancy at University of Mississippi; and Campbell Pryde, President and CEO, XBRL US Resources Teaching Case (PDF) Data script (Python) XBRL API provisioning Academic Member Benefits Controversial questions require the right dataset. Case studies are often the best tool for students to learn how to untangle the […more]


Posted Monday, June 6, 2022

May 2022 Newsletter

May, 2022 With Memorial Day behind us, the start of Summer is right around the corner (officially June 21). Time for barbecues, picnics, heading to the beach… And this year, more rule proposals and final implementations with structured data requirements from the SEC! Two new SEC proposals focused on investment management filers were published in […more]


Posted Monday, May 2, 2022

April 2022 Newsletter

April, 2022 The XBRL US ESG Working Group announces publication of machine-readable corporate sustainability data. The working group, which is responsible for the paper, Supporting ESG Data with Standards, worked closely with Etsy, the company that operates two-sided online marketplaces matching millions of buyers and sellers around the world, and with Moody’s Corporation, the parent […more]


Posted Monday, April 4, 2022

March 2022 Newsletter

March, 2022 Environmental issues remain in the headlines! The SEC has published their long-awaited rule proposal on climate, Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures, and conducted a special hearing to discuss and vote. The proposal, which passed by a vote of 3-1, establishes requirements for domestic and foreign registrants to disclose certain climate-related information in […more]


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]


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