Contributed by Slawomir Skrzypek, Business Development Director for Fujitsu’s EMEA Center of Excellence for Interstage XWand. Fujitsu, a Direct Member and Sustaining Partner of XBRL International, ran its second Annual Interstage XWand Users’ Meeting on March 24th in Malta last week. The meeting was attended by representatives of European regulators, filers, software vendors, and software integrators from 19 countries. […]
The bedrock for much of American and international corporate finance is corporate law in the tiny state of Delaware. Like many other agencies around the world, the state authorities are experimenting with blockchain – in their case through the Delaware Blockchain Initiative (DBI). The initiative will allow for the application of distributed ledger technology to many of […]
The G20 summit to be held in July 2017 is fast approaching. The German presidency would like to encourage the accelerated use of digital technology in business and society through enhanced internationally agreed regulatory frameworks. A paper prepared for the G20 meeting by leading German think tank the Centre for International Governance Innovation contains some […]
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Aalto University in Helsinki will once again host the Real Time Economy conference, coming up on 11-12 May 2017. This year focussing on end-to-end automated reporting, including with XBRL GL, the event is extremely useful for policy makers, regulators, academics and industry professionals interested in improving reporting through digitisation and cross-agency collaboration on data collection […]
The US SEC continues to move forward with a digital agenda that seems to have the dual aims of enhancing the regulator’s effectiveness, as well as improving the analytically useful information available to investors and markets. The Commission announced earlier this month a Request for Comment on a set of changes to the Statistical Disclosures […]
New RegTech legislation would oblige US regulators to use common standards, common definitions and common identifiers. Information would be made available as part of government Open Data efforts.
On 28 February the SEC proposed a rule to mandate the use of Inline XBRL for public company reporting. The intention is to improve the quality of the data, benefit investors, market participants and other data users, and also to decrease over time the costs involved in preparing the data for submission to the regulator […]
Business Regulator aims to improve efficiency, effectiveness and quality of financial reporting, and pave the way for other regulators in South Africa to adopt XBRL.