2021 has seen the initial implementation of the Inline XBRL-based European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) for financial reporting across Europe. This shared, machine-readable format aims to make European data consistent and comparable and offers potentially important insights.
The EU has turned the page on a new chapter in corporate reporting, with the announcement of legislation to create the European Single Access Point (ESAP), providing a free single point of access to digital information on EU listed companies and investment products.
All 154 submissions to the European Commission consultation on the establishment of a European Single Access Point (ESAP) are now available to download, and we’re pleased to see a strong positive response in favour of using XBRL.
XBRL International has submitted its response to the European Commission consultation on the establishment of a European Single Access Point (ESAP) for all reporting data. We argue that ESAP should be the primary source of information disclosed to markets in Europe, driven by XBRL for maximum utility.
If you have views on the proposed European Single Access Point, now is the time to make them known! The European Commission consultation was originally closing next week, but has now been extended by a week through 12 March 2021.
This year was set to see the final preparations for the ESEF mandate to launch across all EU member states, and the early months of 2020 started bright with ESMA publishing the ESEF conformance suit, an active market of low-cost ESEF tools developing, and GLEIF giving us a glimpse into the future of digital trust with a sample ESEF report which […]
Ensuring that companies across the EU can get the investment they need to recover from the Covid-19 crisis means making sure investors have access to usable, comparable data.
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.