The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has taken a key step in its plan to introduce a Unique Product Identifier (UPI) for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. Why? Remember Lehman Brothers? The process of winding up the various parts of the investment behemoth took more than 10 years. Understanding who had financial claims against which instruments, in which countries, […]
The Inline XBRL viewer developed by Workiva, first previewed at Data Amplified 2018, has now been released as open source software. The viewer makes Inline XBRL tagged content dynamic and immediately usable, unlocking the value of data that, without special consumption tools, is all too often hidden within documents.
This demonstration shows how Inline XBRL documents can be both interactive and design led, almost indistinguishable from PDF reports but vastly more useful.
In February the European Council adopted conclusions from the Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence. The plan underlines the crucial importance of fostering the development and use of artificial intelligence by increasing investment, strengthening research and encouraging collaboration between industry and academia. The conclusions include a recognition of the need for more secure and high quality […]
President Trump waded into regulatory policy in characteristic style this August with a tweet that has ignited debate: “Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system[…] That would allow greater flexibility & save money. I have asked the SEC to study!” Companies siding with President Trump cite the cost of compliance and the […]
A terrifying study out this week from IFAC says that the burden on internationally operating businesses caused by different regulatory arrangements is in excess of $780 billion USD. That’s more than the GDP of Switzerland. Or Malaysia and Singapore combined. It’s half the GDP of Brazil, population 200M+!
We expect significant advancement in analytics using structured data in 2017.
Earlier this year we brought to your attention the fact that firms just aren’t using the massive amounts of data they collect (see story, right). Now there’s new research bolstering that notion. In a new 136-page report, The Age of Analytics: Competing in a Data-Driven World, the McKinsey Global Institute examines the application of analytics, and how businesses […]
Alternative presentations of XBRL data using JSON and CSV, along with the increased use of iXBRL, are creating new opportunities for investors, analysts and others to access XBRL data directly.
Our thoughts on a recent speech by IASB Chair Hans Hoogervorst.