Last week XBRL US advanced the push for state-level XBRLby releasing a demonstration taxonomy that shows how data standards can be used in portions of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). While significant progress has been made at the federal level towards machine-readable reporting, at the state level, financial information is still submitted in the PDF-based […]
Late yesterday the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the FERC, published a proposal to switch up from its aged Visual FoxPro based e-forms to an XBRL-based data collection system. The FERC was originally going to use custom XML, but after experimentation now proposes XBRL.
There is an increasing recognition of the importance of corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency for efficient markets and stable, resilient economies. Here at XBRL International we strongly support efforts to expand ESG disclosure, but call on policy makers and standard setters to note the vital importance of structured data to effective ESG reporting.
We were pleased to announce at the end of last year that new versions of the Open Information Model (OIM) and xBRL-JSON specifications have been released for public review. The release includes some significant improvements and simplifications to the xBRL-JSON representation, which provides an alternative representation for XBRL data. This is part of a larger XBRL International effort to modernise and simplify the standards and make XBRL data much easier to work with in modern software.