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New IFRS Taxonomy Translations

July 22, 2016

Translations like these help promote IFRS adoption, which continues to grow around the world. It also means that one of the basic capabilities of XBRL is enabled in one of the world’s most important taxonomies.

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New Taxonomy to Promote Better Financing in the Solar Industry

July 22, 2016

XBRL US has joined a US Department of Energy initiative to set data standards for the solar industry.

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ESMA Seeks Seconded XBRL Expert

July 22, 2016

The European Securities and Markets Authority is seeking a “Seconded National Expert” (SNE) with a profile in XBRL for its Investors and Issuers Department, which is part of a wider Corporate Reporting Team. ESMA has the mandate to develop draft Regulatory Technical Standards specifying the electronic reporting format (the European Single Electronic Format – ESEF) in […]

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Standardised Credit Scores for Spanish SMEs put into effect

July 15, 2016

The Bank of Spain has put into effect regulations for providing a standardised bank credit score to SMEs. The score is based on XBRL company filings from the business registrar combined with benchmark data about the performance of the relevant individual business sector from ECCBSO.

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Australian Tax Preparers get SBR Deadline

July 15, 2016

The Australian Tax Office has begun transitioning preparers towards exclusive use of a new reporting channel that will further advance SBR in that country.

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Data Quality Committee Seeks Public Review of Additional Validation Rules and Guidance for SEC Filers

July 8, 2016

XBRL US is seeking public comment on five new sets of validation rules to address common XBRL input errors.

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XBRL Glossary Released for Public Comment

July 8, 2016

The XBRL Best Practices Board has published the first public draft of a glossary that aims to provide clear and simplified terminology for XBRL concepts, aimed at business users rather than software developers.

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Fujitsu Releases Paper on Reining in Risks and Costs Associated with Solvency II

July 1, 2016

Fujitsu has released an article on the issues facing both regulators and market participants with regards to Solvency II. “Solvency II – Ensure Compliance” provides a comprehensive overview of the approach taken by regulators, including EIOPA and National Competent Authorities, along with concrete examples of compliance efforts by the Financial and Capital Markets Commission of Latvia and  […]

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IASB to Focus on Communicating Financials

July 1, 2016

In a speech setting out priorities for his second term, IASB Chair Hans Hoogervorst outlined plans to prioritise improvements to the communications of financial statements. Of particular interest to the XBRL community will be the continuation of the Disclosure Initiative, along with a focus on digital reporting and non-financial reporting. You can read Hoogervorst’s speech here.

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Dutch Central Bank to use XBRL to Collect Data on Derivatives Trading

July 1, 2016

The Dutch central bank (DNB) has released the DNB-OTC taxonomy for the collection of data on Over-the-Counter (OTC) derivatives traded by the largest Dutch banks.

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