On Tuesday the Corporate Reporting Dialogue, an umbrella organisation of standards setters including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), with participation also from the accounting standards setters, all convened by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) announced an initiative towards alignment for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting.
We hear a lot about how disruptive the fourth industrial revolution is going to be: AI and distributed ledger are rapidly transforming the reporting landscape – but how? What practical impact will tech development actually have, and with changes occurring so quickly, how can organisations best prioritise and prepare?
A Deutsche Bank white paper published this month recognises the importance of regulators in driving innovation and the uptake of new technology in finance.
Standardisation, be it in the realm of technology or definitions/semantics, is essential for clarity, comparability and efficiency.
It’s clear that XBRL makes a lot of sense for financial reporting, and the standard’s increased uptake around the world has done much to promote financial transparency – however, currently, XBRL’s potential capabilities are being underused for non-financial reporting. Sustainability reporting is moving into the mainstream, as boosting transparency on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) […]
This week the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a rule proposal on “Updated Disclosure Requirements and Summary Prospectus for Variable Annuity and Variable Life Insurance Contracts” that would require the use of Inline XBRL. The proposed amendments are intended to “harness technology to allow investors, data aggregators, financial analysts, Commission staff, and other data […]
The US National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) says that the fast-growing uptake of XBRL data standardisation in the surety industry indicates that the day’s of re-keying data could soon come to an end. The “surety” industry is the US term for construction completion insurance: building contractors large and small are required to take […]
One of the core aims of the XBRL standard is communication: opening up access to business information, making reports easily exchangeable and readable and improving transparency. At Data Amplified, José Antonio Moreno from 2H in Mexico will be showing us how the latest developments in AI are set to bring the democratisation of data to new […]
With jurisdictions right around the world looking to enhance disclosure, more and more are now shifting to Inline XBRL, allowing human and machine-readable reports to greatly enhance reporting. At Data Amplified, we dive right in, with a case study on Reforming Reporting in South Africa, presented by Joey Mathekga of the Companies and Intellectual Property […]
Two updates from the European Banking Authority (EBA) this week: Firstly, EBA has launched a consultation on a draft version of Data Point Model (DPM) 2.9 and associated XBRL taxonomy. This new release is a draft of the new data requirements proposed in the consultations on amendments to the Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on supervisory […]