The Biden administration has nominated Gary Gensler to chair the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), signalling a return to tougher regulation and enforcement for the agency.
It’s all systems go once more at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), as it resumes overhauling its core financial data collection system following a nine-month pause. The new platform, APRA Connect, is now set to go live in September 2021.
The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation consultation on sustainability standards drew to a close recently, with almost 500 responses filed. Among them was XBRL International’s response on behalf of the wider XBRL community.
Following the recent announcement that the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) is converting its 77 standards into an XBRL taxonomy, XBRL US and SASB held a webinar this week to dive into the practicalities of digital sustainability reporting.