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. […]
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), […]
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has formed a new advisory group to help them assist companies with one of the more challenging elements of climate-related disclosure: scenario analysis. Previous TCFD status reports have noted how companies have found scenario analysis challenging. Companies often struggled to construct appropriate scenarios, to understand how their […]
This week The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) launched a field test on revised and proposed templates as part of the 2020 Solvency II reporting and disclosure review. The review covers both the content and structure of different templates, with this field test designed to identify main issues with the new and revised […]
The demand for climate-related financial disclosures has been growing. However, for climate risk and resilience to make it into the heart of financial decision making, there is still more to be done to ensure climate disclosures are comprehensive, high quality and useful to investors. Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, speaking at the Task-Force for Climate-Related […]
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed an update to the statistical disclosures provided by banks, savings and loan companies. The proposed update would replace Industry Guide 3, Statistical Disclosure by Bank Holding Companies, with the proposed disclosure rules moving to a new subpart of Regulation S-K. It should be noted that Guide […]
The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have published a report examining how effective disclosures of cash flow in annual reports are for investor needs. Investors need information on the generation, availability and use of cash as part of their assessment and analysis – but do current cash flow statements provide enough information? The FRC’s report […]
On August 8 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a proposed amendment, the Modernization of Regulation S-K, which aims to revise and modernise Regulation S-K, which governs a host of non-financial disclosures by US registrants.