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Monday, February 12, 2018

Orange Button Solar Finance Standards, Final Public Review Launched

Investors, solar developers, software providers encouraged to participate SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SunSpec Alliance and XBRL US announced today the start of a second 30-day public review period for the Orange Buttonsm data standards for solar financing. The digital dictionary of terms, called a taxonomy, was developed through Orange Button which is a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies […more]

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The Calcbench Insider: February 2018

In this issue:

  • New earnings release tools
  • Cash: Yep, companies had lots of it.
  • Early look at leasing costs.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

XBRL US Comments on SEC FAST Act Modernization Proposal

On December 20, 2017, XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Securities and Exchange Commission proposal FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K.  Key recommendations made in the letter include: Require the use of the LEI for those registrants that currently maintain an LEI. Require the LEI to be tagged using Inline […more]

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (December 2017)

In this issue:
In this issue:

  • Talking about bitcoin
  • Corporate financial highlights
  • Breakups can be painful

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Explores an Earnings Release Case Study

This Novaworks article recaps a presentation & audience discussion with Michelle Savage, Vice President of Communication for XBRL US, and Scott Theis, CEO of Novaworks, LLC and Chairman of XBRL US’s Domain Steering Committee, on the proposed development of an XBRL taxonomy to represent the data held within the release, which could be beneficial to […more]

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Novaworks Recap – CFA Investor Forum Discusses Who’s Using XBRL and Why

This Novaworks article recaps CFA’s Investor Forum 2017, where a panel of industry experts discussed case studies that illustrate XBRL’s use in accounting and financial reporting and the rationale behind its adoption. This panel discussed different ways in which XBRL is employed in the financial sector.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Altova’s MobileTogether Continues to Redefine Mobile Development in Version 2.0

Today Altova® (http://www.altova.com) announced new features in the 2.0 release of MobileTogether, its paradigm shifting mobile development framework for multi-platform, data-centric apps. What’s revolutionary about MobileTogether? Using your in-house developers with no mobile development experience necessary, you can create sophisticated, native apps for all platforms in record time: anywhere from a couple days to a […more]

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (November 2017)

In this issue:

  • Advanced Calcbench: How to use the XBRL Data Query tool
  • Tracking disclosure of hurricane damage
  • Time to regulate the unicorns?

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Publishes Guidance on Cash Flow, Principles for Element Selection, & New Rules for SEC Filers

XBRL US announced that the Data Quality Committee (DQC) has published guidance for tagging the Statement of Cash Flow, along with two new automated rulesets, to help issuers prepare their XBRL financial statements, in addition, to Guiding Principles for Element Selection.

Friday, October 6, 2017

CFA Institute Publishes Blog: Realizing the Potential of Structured Data

Despite its presence and use for several years now, XBRL has not achieved its full potential for either investors or companies in the United States. One reason is that companies continue to see structured data as a compliance and cost burden, and they have shared these views with regulators. Securities regulators worldwide are examining costs […more]