In a recent report titled “Embracing the power of digital corporate reporting: A mandate for change,” Deloitte Access Economics highlights the urgent need for Australia to adopt digital reporting to streamline and enhance corporate reporting and increase the visibility of its public markets.
The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has identified digital reporting and tagging, including of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) information, as a high priority area for its technology and digital strategy.
Should political finance data be digital? A new report from the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) advocates for machine-readable disclosure of political party campaign expenditure in Albania, arguing that strengthening digital disclosure of political party finances would underpin essential democratic transparency.
If you missed last week’s popular European Accounting Association (EAA), European Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG), and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) workshop on digital financial reporting last week, the recording is now available.
A couple of weeks ago we highlighted news that the Covid-19 crisis has been a boon for digital payments in India, traditionally a cash-is-king country. However, India is, of course, not alone in choosing to shun paper currency right now, with digital payments and, in some cases, fintech services, receiving a pandemic boost worldwide.
The Covid-19 crisis has shown just how essential fast, easy, comprehensive access to health and safety data can be. Making sure that this data is in structured, digital format can help accelerate essential research – a lesson the FDA are putting into practice with their new strategy to modernise the submission of regulatory data and […]
Standardising and digitalising data doesn’t just make sense from a regulatory perspective; it also has inherent benefits for all sorts of industries and actors across the reporting supply chain.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have called for further standardisation of data and the use of digital entity identifiers in their responses to the European Commission’s consultation on a new EU Digital Finance Strategy.
The recently released New Vision for Europe’s Capital Markets Report sets out an in-depth and granular plan of action to tackle the obstacles that have discouraged cross-border and foreign investment in the EU – including a single access portal for freely accessing all financial and non-financial data on eligible EU entities.