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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

XBRL Investor Forum 2017: Smart Data, Better Results, New York, NY on Nov 1, 2017

XBRL US announced today that it will hold a free, half-day forum, “Smart Data, Better Results”, for investors, analysts, and regulators, as well as data and analytical tool providers. The event is hosted by Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in New York City, with sponsorship by CFA Institute and CFA Society New York.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Announces Cash Flow Guidance & 5th RuleSet in Public Review

XBRL US announced the start of its fifth public exposure period for guidance and rules developed by the Data Quality Committee (DQC), which is funded through the Center for Data Quality. The Committee is responsible for developing guidance and validation rules that can prevent or detect inconsistencies or errors in XBRL data filed with the SEC and focuses on data quality issues that adversely affect data analysis.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (July 2017)

In this issue:

  • Sector in focus: Gift card revenue in retail
  • Mentioning Trump Administration in risk factors
  • New reporting technology catching on

Friday, July 7, 2017

XBRL US Supports Standards to Modernize Industry Guide 3 Requirements for Bank Holding Companies

XBRL US comment letter supports the use of standards for Industry Guide 3 disclosures by bank holding companies as outlined in SEC proposal.

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Friday, June 30, 2017

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Announces 4th RuleSet in Public Review

The XBRL US Center for Data Quality kicked off its fourth public exposure period on June 30 and the comment period closes on August 31. The 45-day review period includes new rules as well as additions to existing rules, and Guidance on Tagging Axis and Members Using the US GAAP Taxonomy. Investors, analysts, public company accountants, […more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Data Quality Committee Responds to FASB Invitation to Comment

The XBRL US Data Quality Committee responded to FASB’s Invitation to Comment on Efficiency and Effectiveness of GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (June 2017)

In this issue:

  • Employee severance costs, 2014-2017
  • Gleaning intelligence on Hulu’s finances
  • SEC speaks on new revenue standard
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Sunday, May 28, 2017

XBRL US Paper: Reduce Company Burden, Cut Govt Spending

XBRL US position paper published “Reduce Company Burden, Cut Government Spending – Standardize Financial Data Reporting Requirements” which recommends adopting the freely available, open XBRL data standard for all financial data reporting required by U.S. regulators. Only the XBRL standard has 1) the appropriate format to render data computer-readable; 2) the appropriate information component to […more]

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

XBRL Comment Supports SEC Proposal for Inline XBRL by Operating Companies & Mutual Funds

XBRL US submits comment letter supporting the SEC proposal on transitioning operating companies and mutual funds to Inline XBRL and provides feedback on challenges that should be considered when setting timing for the start date of the proposal.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Altova Launches MobileTogether 3.2 with New Features for NFC, Text-to-speech, and More

Altova announced the release of MobileTogether 3.2, its cross-platform mobile development framework. This release introduces over 18 important new features for building sophisticated, data-centric mobile apps. Highlights include support for NFC (near field communication), the ability to access mobile device contacts, text-to-speech functionality, numerous enhancements for table and chart creation, and much more. “With each […more]