XBRL US  actively promotes the use of structured data standards in reporting domains where it can benefit stakeholders. Advocacy efforts involve outreach to Congress and to government agencies through comment letters, testimony and recommendations. See below.

Securities and Exchange Commission programs:

  • The SEC requested comment on a proposal to modernize Industry Guide 3 disclosures by bank holding companies. Read the XBRL US letter supporting the use of standards in these efforts: XBRL US Comment RE S7-02-17 Industry Guide 3

Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative

Legislation on Proposed XBRL Exemption

Other government initiatives:

The DATA Act: