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Friday, July 30, 2021

SEC Publishes Regulatory Flexibility Agenda

The Securities and Exchange Commission published their Regulatory Flexibility Agenda to the Federal Register and is accepting comments concerning the agenda for a 30 day public review period set to end on August 30, 2021. The Agenda identifies rules that the agency expects to consider in the next 12 months that are likely to have […more]


Thursday, July 29, 2021

SEC Chair Gensler Remarks on Climate and Global Financial Markets

The Securities and Exchange Commission published Chair Gary Gensler’s remarks given during the Principles for Responsible Investment “Climate and Global Financial Markets” webinar. His remarks provide some insight into what we might expect from the climate disclosure rule proposal that the SEC has indicated they will be publishing in October. Highlights from the speech that […more]


Wednesday, July 28, 2021

SEC Publishes Updated EDGAR Filer Manual

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted the updated EDGAR Filer Manual, with an official publication date of July 28, 2021. Read the Final rule.  


Friday, July 16, 2021

XBRL US Comment: Treasury Request on Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to U.S. Treasury’s Interim Final Rule to implement the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund and the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund which were established under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA provides $350 billion in emergency funding for eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments to […more]

Thursday, July 15, 2021

XBRL US DQC Public Exposure of 16th Rule Set for US GAAP Filers

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Public Exposure of 16th Rule Set for US GAAP Filers Shelly Wavrin of Toppan Merrill Named as Incoming Chair of the Committee The XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) has published its 16th Rule Set for a 45-day public review and comment period, which closes on August 31, 2021. This […more]

Friday, July 2, 2021

SEC Announced FASB Guide for Financing Receivable and CECL Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has published an implementation guide for Financing Receivable and Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) Disclosures, and a proposed Taxonomy Implementation NOTE (TIN) Guide. The public comment period for both guides will end on July 26, 2021.  

SEC Announced EDGAR Structured Disclosure API in BETA Test

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that a new EDGAR Structured Disclosure API is available for Beta Testing. The API includes entity information and submission history and XBRL data from financial statements in JSON format. Read more in the API Documentation.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

XBRL US Comments on Financial Institution Use of AI and Machine-Learning

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Request for Information and Comment on Financial Institutions’ Use of Artificial Intelligence, including Machine Learning. The Request was published by five federal agencies: the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve […more]

Friday, June 25, 2021

EC Consultation Paper on EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Standard Setting

The European Commission (EC) has announced a public consultation paper, EFRAG Due Process Procedures on EU Sustainability Reporting Standard-Setting, that outlines requirements that will be followed in the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group’s (EFRAG) role as technical advisor to the EC in preparation for Sustainability Reporting Standards. EFRAG has been tasked with developing the draft […more]

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

XBRL US Comments on SEC Collection of NRSRO Ratings Data

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) extension of data collection of Rule 17g-7 regarding disclosure requirements for credit rating agencies (Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSRO)). Credit ratings agencies today are required to report ratings data in XBRL format. Our letter expressed support for the continuation […more]