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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

SEC Publishes Draft Taxonomies Including CEF and DEI

On September 1, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published draft taxonomies for a public comment and review period that will end November 1, 2021. The 2021 Q4 release draft updates the Closed-End Fund (CEF) from the previous version that was out for public review in April 2020. It also includes updates to the […more]


Monday, August 30, 2021

XBRL US Comments on SEC Regulatory Agenda

XBRL US commented on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Regulatory Flexibility Agenda. The XBRL US letter addressed specific items on the agenda including the Commission’s proposals on: Pay versus Performance, which calls for XBRL text-block and detailed tagging for certain executive compensation-related data, Filing Fee Disclosure and Payment Methods Modernization, which would require XBRL […more]

Thursday, August 26, 2021

SEC Commissioner Crenshaw and Former FASB Chairperson Seidman to Keynote XBRL US Investor Forum 2021

XBRL US announced today that the annual XBRL US Investor Forum 2021: Data that Delivers, will feature two keynote speakers, Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission; and Independent Corporate Director and former FASB Chairperson, Leslie F. Seidman. This year’s virtual forum, which will take place on November 10, 2021, […more]


Friday, August 20, 2021

SEC Publishes Draft EDGAR Filer Manual

On Friday, August 20, the Securities and Exchange Commission published the draft EDGAR Filer Manual, Volumes I and II, with a deployment date of September 20, 2021. EDGAR Release 21.3 contains a number of changes related to XBRL and XML structured data, including the planned pilot for Form 24F-2. Read the announcement.

SEC Announced Open Data Access Enhancements

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made an announcement today concerning enhancements to open data access including a new API that allows users to aggregate XBRL financial data. Read the release. Access the documentation.


Thursday, August 19, 2021

FERC Adopts Identifier Requirement, Does Not Mandate Single Identifier

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) adopted final revisions to their proposal, Data Collection for Analytics and Surveillance and Market-Based Rate Purposes to collect additional data from certain market-based sellers with ultimate upstream affiliates that have been granted blanket authorization to acquire the securities of those sellers or those sellers’ upstream affiliates. XBRL US submitted […more]


Monday, August 9, 2021

SEC Request for Comment on S-1 Data Collection

On August 9, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published to the Federal Register, a request to continue the current process for data collection of the Form S-1. Per the original 2009 SEC rule mandating XBRL for public companies: Interactive data will be required as an exhibit to a Securities Act registration statement that contains […more]


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.  

Upcoming XBRL US Events

XBRL Updates for FERC Filers – Get Ready Now
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Working with SEC Data for Analysts
Monday, October 25, 2021

Domain Steering Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 4, 2021

Investor Forum 2021: Data that Delivers
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Communications & Services Steering Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Popular Resources

2020 US GAAP Financial and SEC Reporting Taxonomies
XBRL Taxonomy posted Dec, 2019

2021 US GAAP Financial and SEC Reporting Taxonomies
XBRL Taxonomy posted Mar, 2021

2019 US GAAP Financial and SEC Reporting Taxonomies
XBRL Taxonomy posted Dec, 2018

2020 Document and Entity Information (DEI)
XBRL Taxonomy posted Dec, 2019

2018 US GAAP Financial and SEC Reporting Taxonomies
XBRL Taxonomy posted Sep, 2017