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Commercial Credit is being Transformed with SBR

February 17, 2017

Dutch banks ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank are leading the effort to shift corporate reporting to credit providers from paper to data.

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Users welcome iXBRL decision by ESMA

February 17, 2017

Also at the XBRL Europe Day, Hans Buysse, a member of the XBRL International and XBRL Europe Boards, and representing financial analysts on the Boards of EFFAS and EFRAG, described some of the challenges that companies across Europe face in raising capital at present, and the technologies that are impacting financial services. He describes the […]

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AI to boost regulator in Denmark?

February 17, 2017

The Danish Business Registrar is beginning to use AI to enhance regulatory analytics on its repository of XBRL formatted financial statements.

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Banking Taxonomy for Review

February 10, 2017

The team at Threadneedle street are busy. Hot on the heels of the Capital+ taxonomy, arrives a new draft taxonomy for comment. This is a set of PRA requirements for bank Financial Statements. Once again, the Bank of England has chosen to align its reporting requirements – and taxonomy –  with the EBA framework, taking […]

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Actually, the Facts Show…

February 10, 2017

Sad news this week as we heard that Prof. Hans Rosling passed on, a year after making public his battle with pancreatic cancer. Still, as the team at his foundation, GapMinder.org point out, he might not be with us in person, but his legacy, words and actions remain. Rosling’s focus was bringing facts to decision […]

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How Big is that Elephant in the Room?

February 10, 2017

Prof. Mervyn King asks whether new metrics for quantifying relationships could improve corporate behaviour and enhance levels of trust around the world.

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The Machines Are Trading Now

February 10, 2017

Now Artificial Intelligence is going after the Traders. The shape of things to come, or is Skynet coming to Wall Street?

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XBRL Analytics

February 10, 2017

Learn more about the way that institutional investors in the United States use XBRL data. XBRL US is running a free webinar on 22 February, including a presentation from data giant Thomson Reuters.  The session will cover the ways that investment houses, both buy-side and sell-side, use corporate financial statement data and how the advent […]

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E-Government and the XBRL Standard

February 10, 2017

Strong, consistent semantics, data provenance and standardisation are, almost universally, poorly thought out inside large organisations. This makes the business of government harder than it should be. The XBRL standard can assist with many aspects of these problems.

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Integrated Reporting on the Rise

February 10, 2017

The Integrated Reporting consortium reports this week that IFAC has issued a strong statement of support for the <IR> methodology and that SEBI, the Indian corporate regulator, has announced that the largest 500 companies in that country are encouraged to issue Integrated Reports in order to meet their new mandatory Business Responsibility Report (BRR) requirements. Integrated Reporting […]

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