Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) adopted the XBRL standard for all Annual Report filings on 18 February, making company data digital and searchable. Bloomberg announced this week that it has on-boarded XBRL data from the BSE, giving a boost to business analysis on Indian BSE listed equities.
On 12 March the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the US Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB’s) 2019 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy and the 2019 SEC Reporting Taxonomy. The updates to the GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy and the SRT for 2019 include changes to accounting standards, and a number of recommended improvements. The taxonomies are […]
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a webinar on the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). The webinar, which is available to view on YouTube, covers LEI requirements under MiFID II and other legislation such as EMIR and SFTR. A number of EU regulations and directives already require the use of a LEI, and […]
The National Bank of Georgia (NBG) is adopting the XBRL standard for the collection of supervisory and financial reports. The NBG invites XBRL software vendors to an exposition on 7 May to present their products to the local financial sector.
The European Parliament and EU member states have reached a political agreement on 7 March on the new rules governing disclosure requirements for sustainability investments. This latest agreement is part of the EU’s Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth.
In a talk at the 2018 IFBM Conference Professor Penelope Tuck, Birmingham University Business School, examined the role financial reporting plays in response to calls for increased transparency about the tax affairs of multinationals.
We are pleased to announce that Karla McKenna, Head of Standards at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has been elected to the XBRL International Board of Directors.
Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), recently made a speech on the upheaval fintech is causing to the lending and payments system. Financial technology uptake has been accelerating fast, with new technologies giving entrants better and cheaper ways to compete for core banking business. Regulation like the Payments […]
Regulators around the world continue to adopt the XBRL standard for structured digital business reporting. The standard streamlines the process, enhances comparability and improves the way that risk-based supervision works. Coming up fast in Europe: pension fund reporting. IORP II is an updated European regulation for occupational pension funds, designed to increase pensioner protection by […]
In January 2019 the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published a proposal to swap from Visual FoxPro based e-forms to an XBRL-based data collection system. After a comment period, FERC have now announced that the proposal has passed. The switch recognizes that XBRL is purpose built for reporting, and will make filing easier, more accurate and […]