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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

Monday, February 18, 2019

SEC Updates Interactive Data Test Suite

The SEC has updated their interactive data test suite which can be found here. Read the release.

Monday, February 11, 2019

SEC Edgar Filer Manual with Changes Related to Inline XBRL

On March 11, 2019, the following changes will be made to the EDGAR Filer Manual as part of EDGAR Release 19.1 related to Inline XBRL: The list of submissions that allow the primary document to be in iXBRL format is expanded to include submission form types S-1, S-1/A, S-1MEF, S-3, S-3/A, S-3ASR, S-3D, S-3DPOS, S-3MEF, […more]

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

NYU and Columbia Paper: The Data Standardization Challenge

Richard Berner, Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Global Economy and Business at the NYU Stern School of Business, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics, and Kathryn Judge, Professor of Law at Columbia Law School.  from New York University and Columbia have written a white paper, The Data Standardization Challenge, which examines the numerous public […more]

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]

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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Thursday, January 17, 2019

GREAT Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives

The GREAT Act (H.R. 150) unanimously passed the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. The GREAT (Grants Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency) Act calls for the creation of a comprehensive and standardized data structure (“taxonomy”) covering all reported federal grant and assistance data. Read the bill.

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Proposes XBRL Requirement

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) posted a proposal to require the use of XBRL for reporting Commission Form Nos. 1, 1-F, 2, 2-A, 3-Q electric, 3-Q natural gas, 6, 6-Q, 60, and 714 for utilities. The proposal is out for a 30 day comment period which ends March 6, 2019. Read the proposal.

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XBRL US Publishes CAFR Demonstration Taxonomy for State and Local Government Reporting

Government representatives, investors, analysts, and software providers invited to review XBRL US announced today that it has published a Demonstration Release Taxonomy representing selected portions of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) used by state and local governments to report financial data. The taxonomy was developed by the XBRL US State and Local Government Disclosure […more]

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

VIRGINIA LOCALITIES FISCAL PERFORMANCE REPORT (January 2019)

The VIRGINIA LOCALITIES FISCAL PERFORMANCE REPORT – JANUARY 2019 analyzes the fiscal health of Virginia municipalities and recommends that CAFRs be produced using financial data standards such as Inline XBRL.  This report was prepared by XBRL US members, Yossef Newman, Professor of Business and Accounting at Touro College, Marc Joffe, Senior Policy Analyst at Reason […more]