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Friday, December 6, 2019

XBRL US Comments on LEI Eligibility for Government Entities

XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) in response to a Consultative Document on LEI Eligibility for General Government Entities. Our comment letter made the following points: Collecting government financial data in U.S. markets, in an efficient, automatable fashion is becoming a more likely scenario, given recent initiatives driving greater […more]

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposal: Statistical Disclosures for Banks

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks and Savings and Loan Registrants. The letter noted that we strongly disagree with the proposal as stated which does not require the use of data standards for reported information that is highly financial in nature. Data reported through Guide […more]

Monday, November 25, 2019

Novaworks LLC on XBRL US Taxonomy Development Handbook

Novaworks LLC posted a blog describing the newly released Taxonomy Development Handbook (TDH). Read the blog. Access the TDH and participate in the public review.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Standards Development Handbook Published for Comment by XBRL US

Regulators, data analytics & software providers, reporting entities are invited to review XBRL US, the nonprofit standards organization, published an initial exposure draft of the Taxonomy Development Handbook (TDH), a comprehensive guide that directs regulators, industry experts, and businesses through a practical, consistent roadmap to building high quality data standards using XBRL. The handbook walks […more]

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Public Review for 11th Ruleset

SEC filers, investors, XBRL providers encouraged to review and comment The XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) has published its 11th Ruleset for a 45-day public review and comment period, which closes on January 3, 2020. DQC rules aid issuers in preparing consistent, error-free financials, by providing automated checks that test an XBRL-formatted financial statement […more]

LEI Eligibility for Government Entities – Comment Sought by ROC LEI

The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) for the legal entity identifier (LEI) is seeking comments on its consultative document on LEI Eligibility for General Government Entities. The ROC is an international standard setting body that provides oversight to the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLIEF). The GLEIF sought guidance from the ROC about the use of […more]

Monday, November 4, 2019

XBRL US CEO Participated in SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring XBRL US CEO Campbell Pryde. Key messages conveyed during the panel included how XBRL data standards can be used to improve the efficiency and effective of municipal reporting. Separately, […more]

Reason Foundation Comments on SEC FIMSAC Discussion on Structured Municipal Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission’ Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee held a meeting on November 4, 2019 which addressed “Structured Disclosures by Municipal Issuers” featuring speakers from Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), Will County, IL, Municipal Market Analytics, XBRL US, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Marc Joffe and Spencer Purnell of XBRL US […more]

Monday, October 28, 2019

FASB Chairman to Address Importance of Standardized Data in Setting Accounting Standard, at XBRL Investor Forum, Nov 4 in NY

Topics to be covered include blockchain, artificial intelligence, new reporting domains like municipal securities reporting, and more.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

SEC Proposes Inline XBRL for Fee Calculation Tables and Fee Footnotes

The SEC published a new rule proposing that Inline XBRL tagging be required for all fee calculation table and fee footnotes in fee bearing filings, including Funds and Transactional 1933 Act filings, tender offers, proxies (with fees), etc. On page 10 of the rule: amend most fee-bearing forms, schedules and statements to provide that each […more]