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XBRL Mandates Around the World

April 12, 2019

This week XBRL International has published a new interactive directory to all of the XBRL projects that we are currently aware of around the world.

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UK Considers XBRL for Branch Returns

April 12, 2019

The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published a consultation paper (Consultation Paper 8/19) revising the supervision of international banks – which includes a proposal to replace the current Excel reporting format for Branch Return Forms with XBRL. The proposal would affect all PRA-supervised branches of deposit takers and investment firms which are not headquartered […]

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SEC Releases Digital Assets Framework

April 12, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have released a framework to help clear up the confusionsurrounding buying and selling digital assets eg. initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Yes, the market for crypto assets has crashed, but there is still a trickle of activity! Perhaps anticipating increased interest in the future, numerous regulators have published, […]

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IASB Sticks To Knitting

April 12, 2019

An ongoing suggestion amongst policy makers, the accounting profession and ESG advocates is that the International Accounting Standards Board should take over standards setting in the field of environmental reporting and climate disclosure in particular. The Chair of the IASB used a speech last week to re-affirm that the IFRS standards setters will do no […]

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GRI Argue ESG Info is Crucial for Investors

April 12, 2019

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has now published an open letter arguing that Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) information is now crucial for investors, in response to the speech (above) by IASB Board Chair. In that speech Hans Hoogervorst, pointed out that “greenwashing is rampant” in sustainability reporting. The GRI suggest that this argument misrepresents […]

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EIOPA Propose Solvency II Amendments

April 12, 2019

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) are consulting on proposed amendments to the implementing technical standards (ITS) for Solvency II disclosures and reporting. The proposed amendments affect the supervisory reporting templates and procedures for insurance and reinsurance, addressing the amendment to regulation regarding the calculation of regulatory capital requirements for securitizations as well […]

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New Open Source Inline XBRL Viewer Released

April 5, 2019

The Inline XBRL viewer developed by Workiva, first previewed at Data Amplified 2018, has now been released as open source software. The viewer makes Inline XBRL tagged content dynamic and immediately usable, unlocking the value of data that, without special consumption tools, is all too often hidden within documents.

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Inline Viewer in Action on GLEIF Report

April 5, 2019

This demonstration shows how Inline XBRL documents can be both interactive and design led, almost indistinguishable from PDF reports but vastly more useful.

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FAST Act seeks to Simplify Disclosure

April 5, 2019

More and more markets around the world are shifting to Inline XBRL. Interesting news out of the SEC at the end of March – the US regulator will introduce mandated Inline XBRL tagging for the cover sheets of a number of key documents. Already shifting financial statement disclosures for SEC registrant public companies (both foreign […]

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Europe Conferences: Registration Now Open

April 5, 2019

23rd XBRL Europe Day. Registration is now open to XBRL Europe members and participants for the 23rd XBRL Europe Day which will be held in Paris, 28-29 May 2019. Registration is free and participants must sign up before May 20. The Europe Day will include a number of XBRL Europe working groups and task force sessions, such […]

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