Among other great speakers at the recent XBRL Europe conference, Jean-Phillippe Rabine of the European Commission provided an update on the planned European Single Access Point, or ESAP, the EU’s far-reaching and ambitious plan to provide huge amounts of reported digital information all in one place.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has issued an Opinion on the establishment and functioning of the European Single Access Point (ESAP), as proposed by the European Commission in November 2021.
In case you missed it, Accountancy Europe’s third ‘ESEF in Practice’ webinar, held with event partners Toppan Merrill and Workiva, is now available to view in full online, along with a brief event recap.
“The objective of the new ESAP legislative project is to create a common source of public and freely available financial and sustainability-related information of EU companies and investment products, regardless of where in the EU they are located or originated while enabling a better use and reuse of this information,” says European Securities and Markets Authority […]
We see the ongoing development of the European Single Access Point (ESAP) as excellent news. It will make it easy to access digital financial and sustainability data disclosures – and potentially other kinds of data too – from across the EU, via a single portal.
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.