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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]

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Altova’s Version 2018 Release Includes HTTP Testing Window and 3-Way Diff Headline

Altova® (http://www.altova.com) announced the release of Version 2018 of its MissionKit desktop developer tools and server software products. This release introduces exciting new functionality across the product line including an HTTP Testing Window, 3-way diff/merge, significant speed improvements in the XSLT engine, updated standards support, and much more. “By adding cutting edge features to every […more]

Monday, September 18, 2017

NASBP and SFAA Launch the Surety Standards Toolkit to Improve Underwriting Efficiency

The National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) and The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), together announced the launch of the Surety Standards Toolkit, to help surety carriers implement standards that improve accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency of data collection in the surety underwriting process.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SunSpec Alliance and XBRL US Announce Public Review of Orange Button Solar Data Standards

Investors, developers, software providers are encouraged to participate SunSpec Alliance and XBRL US announced today the launch of a 30-day public review period for the initial draft of Orange Button data standards for solar financing. The digital dictionary of terms, called a taxonomy, was developed as part of the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s […more]

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Calcbench Newsletter (September 2017)

In this issue:

  • Health of the health insurers
  • Business services sector: key metrics
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s list of priorities for inspecting audit firms this year
  • FASB’s new standard for hedge accounting

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]