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Case Study In The Changing Use of Structured Data: Lease Accounting

This is the seventh in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. In my latest paper, Data & Technology: How Information Is Consumed In The New Age, we take a deep dive into how structured data is being consumed and refute the claim by some that structured […]

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Investors Tell the FASB: Segment Disclosures Need Improving

A recent Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute survey indicates that segmented reporting information is critical to investors, yet disclosures need improving dramatically. Recent exchanges between investors and tech giants such as Amazon and Alphabet (aka Google) show the struggle: Amazon and Alphabet cloak the performance of important sections of their business such as Alexa, Amazon […]

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Structured Fundamental Data is a Critical Asset

In a guest article on the XBRL International Blog this week, Mohini Singh summarises aspects of the CFA Institute’s submission to the European Commission’s ‘Fitness Check on the EU Framework for Public Reporting by Companies’ consultation. The Institute urges policymakers to ‘see the power of XBRL in facilitating analysis for investment decision-making,’ arguing that ‘lowering the barriers in […]

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Structured Fundamental Data is a Critical Asset

This is the sixth in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. This post is an extract from the CFA Institute’s comments on the European Commission’s ‘Fitness Check on the EU Framework for Public Reporting by Companies’ consultation document. The CFA Institute has long supported improving digital access […]

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The SEC should use Inline XBRL Cover Pages

Modernising Regulatory Filings

This is the fifth in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed amendments intended to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements outside the financial statements as well as improve the readability and navigability of disclosure documents. This article comments […]

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New Year, New Structured Data!

The CFA Institute’s Mohini Singh suggests that we are only at the beginning of an important journey. The next step should include Inline XBRL Earnings Releases.

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Let’s Expand Structuring Requirements

This is the fourth in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. With more than 150 million data points in the Securities & Exchange Commission’s structured database, XBRL has the potential to increase the volume, speed, and access to information for policymakers, investors and regulators. Further, there’s […]

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Embed standardised reporting for maximum advantage suggests CFA Institute

Thinking about the way that using standardised structured data inside the enterprise can benefit management as well as investors and auditors is the subject of a new guest post from Mohini Singh.

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Re-Writing The Script On Financial Reporting

This is the second in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. For the past  six years, the narrative assigned to investors is they are drowning in information. This script emerged in 2011/2012 with publications such as the UK Financial Reporting Council’s Cutting Clutter and ICAS’s Losing […]

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Realizing The Potential of Structured Data

In this guest post from Mohini Singh, the CFA Institute suggests a number of measures to improve XBRL filing for Issuers and Regulators alike, in the US and other countries.

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