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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

SEC Requires XBRL Tagging of 8-K

In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which On March 20, 2019, the SEC adopted final rule amendments, in connection with the FAST Act, which have expanded the scope of XBRL tagging requirements to the cover page of Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, 20-F, and 40-F (annual reports) using Inline XBRL. The […more]

Novaworks News – April, 2019

In this issue: SEC Adopts FAST Act Simplification and Modernization of Regulation S-K SEC Releases EDGAR 19.1.1 SEC Proposes Offering Reforms for Business Development Companies and Registered Closed-End Funds SEC Staff to Hold Spring Fintech Forum on Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets

Monday, April 15, 2019

Small Business Administration Accepts XBRL Data for Surety Bond Guarantee Program

The Small Business Administration’s Surety Guarantee Program is now able to ingest XBRL-formatted Work-in-Process Reports, eliminating manual data entry for bond agents and contractors.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

XBRL US Surety Working Group Initiates Public Review of Contractor Financials Data Standards

The XBRL US Surety Working Group, today announced the publication of a draft release of the Contractor Financials Taxonomy, which contains data standards to capture income statement and balance sheet information about contractors.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

California Senate Bill 598 Passes State Committee on Governance and Finance

The original bill, SB 598, which was introduced by Senator John Moorlach, has been amended to eliminate the mandate for XBRL, but it continues to include the creation of a 9-member commission to write a report to the legislature recommending further action towards the use of Inline XBRL for state and local government financial filings. […more]

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

SEC Proposes XBRL for Business Development Cos (BDC) and Closed End Funds (CEF)

On April 9, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission posted to the Federal Register a proposal to require the use of structured data for: Business Development Companies (BDC) submitting financial statement information using Inline XBRL; BDCs and closed end funds (CEF) to include structured covered page information in their registration statements on Form N-2 using […more]

Monday, April 1, 2019

State of Florida Publishes RFP to Build XBRL Taxonomy for Municipal Reporting

In March 2018, the state of Florida passed HB 1073, legislation requiring the use of XBRL for municipal financial reporting. On April 1, the Request for Proposal was issued. Read the RFP.  

Thursday, March 28, 2019

SEC Requires XBRL Tagging of 8-K

In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which expand the XBRL tagging requirement to Form 8-K filings. And it’s not just for selected Form 8-K filings; it’s for all of them. Form 8-K is the interim report that companies must file with the SEC to announce major events that shareholders should […more]

News Item

FERC Transmission Investment Activity Proposal References XBRL

On March 28, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published a proposal, “Inquiry Regarding the Commission’s Electric Transmission Incentives Policy” regarding Form 730, Report of Transmission Investment Activity. This report contains data about actual and projected electric transmission capital spending. One of the questions raised in the proposal is: Should the Commission upgrade the […more]

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

CFA Institute on XBRL and Audit

In a recent blog post from the CFA Institute, Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting, commented that with the mandate to use Inline XBRL for corporate filings in the United States and in Europe, it is time to begin considering audit for the XBRL version of the filing. The blog points out that: “Only […more]