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More XBRL Certified Software

January 17, 2020

We’re pleased to announce that another software product has gained XBRL Certified Software status: firesys toolsxbrl has met the stringent technical criteria that ensure the interoperability of XBRL Certified Software products. Details of all certified software can be found on our certification portal.  Vendors of software holding a current certification are entitled to use the certified […]

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Thirty Recommendations on Regulation, Innovation and Finance

January 17, 2020

 The opportunities (and risks) presented by fintech are creating undeniable and unavoidable changes to economies worldwide – but how should regulators respond? The Expert Group on Regulatory Obstacles to Financial Innovation (ROFIEG) was set up by the European Commission in June 2018 to explore this question. Recently it published its recommendations, both identifying regulatory obstacles […]

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India extends XBRL to Co-operative Banks

January 17, 2020

As part of a number of regulatory requirements established in recent months, this week the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandated regular XBRL reporting for urban co-operative banks (UCBs). UCBs are co-operatively owned, usually formed around communities or small groups with a common interest and used to finance small businesses within that community. They have […]

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RFI: XBRL Data Solution Sought

January 17, 2020

Having implemented their XBRL Data Reporting and Processing System, the Bank of Israel has issued a request for information (RFI) in their search for a new data management system. The Bank is searching for a customisable solution that allows for storage, processing and querying of XBRL data and metadata. The solution provider should also provide […]

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A New Standard for Non-Financial Reporting

January 10, 2020

A recent report from Accountancy Europe sets out an articulate and ambitious plan to cut through the noise of non-financial reporting initiatives with a global, interconnected reporting standard.

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Are you meeting XBRL Filing Best Practice?

January 10, 2020

With the US filing season in full swing, Toppan Merrill have brought together XBRL experts including Mike Willis, Assistant Director of the SEC’s Office of Structured Disclosures, Emily Huang, CEO of idaciti and Mike Schlanger, Vice President of Solution Sales at Toppan Merrill, for a webinar outlining the best practices for achieving high-quality XBRL disclosures. […]

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David Shaw Takes up Role as XSB Chair

January 10, 2020

XBRL International is delighted to welcome David Shaw as the new Chair of the XBRL Standards Board (XSB). As Chair, David will lead the XSB as they oversee the XBRL Standards making process, set the direction of technical Working Groups, and develop and maintain individual XBRL specifications. David Shaw is XBRL Supervising Project Manager at the […]

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Could Open Finance Transform Industry? Call for Input

January 10, 2020

Open banking has had an undeniably significant effect on the banking industry, with a wide range of faster, more convenient choices now competing for customer attention. Could extending the principles of open banking – the (optional) sharing of bank data with third parties – to other financial products further transform financial services? The UK’s Financial Conduct […]

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Disclosure of Alternative Performance Measures found Lacking

January 10, 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has called on issuers to improve their disclosure of Alternative Performance Measures (APMs) in a recent report. The report assessed to what extent issuers comply with the guidelines for reporting alternative performance measures, finding significant room for improvement. Commonly used APM’s include earnings before interest and tax (EBIT), […]

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Machine Learning Analysis of Big Data more effective for Credit Scoring

January 10, 2020

We’ve heard a lot about the potential of fintech to open up access to credit by using big data and alternative data sources to assess risk – but how do these techniques actually stack up when compared to traditional credit scoring? A recent working paper from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) looks at transaction […]

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