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SEC Chair advocates greater data transparency in municipal bond markets with FDTA
Last week the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler spoke at the Municipal Securities Disclosure Conference in Washington D.C., emphasising the importance of transparency and disclosure in the US $4 trillion municipal bond market.
ESMA skips ESEF RTS amendments this year
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced that it will postpone the amendment of the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) Regulatory Technical Standard (RTS) until 2024.
Digital Signatures in XBRL
The XBRL Standards Board has this week approved for release, as a consultation draft, the first deliverable of the Digital Signatures in XBRL Working Group (or… umm… D6WG). The requirements document has now been published. What’s this about? Is it important? Glad you asked. And Yes.
Hong Kong Exchange explores mandatory ISSB disclosures
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has proposed making climate related disclosures mandatory for all issuers, requiring reporting using the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards, from 1 January 2024.
Brakes on a Rocketship?
With new generative AI systems and applications being released, announced or demonstrated daily, it is hardly surprising that this new breed of tools is also catching the eye of regulators and law makers around the world.