At the end of 2020 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) updated the ESEF XBRL taxonomy files to reflect the 2019 update of the ESEF Regulation. The XBRL taxonomy files that have been released are based on the IFRS Taxonomy and compliant with all technical and legal requirements of the ESEF regulation. They are also available in all […]
The Committee of European Auditing Oversight Bodies (CEAOB) has published important guidance for auditors reviewing financial reports published in accordance with the new ESEF regulations.
The use of Inline XBRL in Europe for public company IFRS Annual Financial Reports is just around the corner. We’ve seen a remarkable uptick in the capabilities of software and services that can produce Inline XBRL reports with the high level of design fidelity that preparers are accustomed to with PDF and paper-based reports. We […]
On a Eurofiling call this week ESMA clarified a question that we’ve certainly heard from around Europe and the world. Basically — what happens to PDF versions of an annual report? ESMA emphasises that EU issuers are only compliant with the ESEF regulation if the publication of an Annual Financial Report to the public (eg. on […]
XBRL Sweden has seen significant growth over the past 3 years, now boasting 39 organisational members across the reporting supply chain, including key regulators, government agencies, accounting organisations and firms, as well as big and small software vendors and consultants. At yesterday’s XBRL Sweden meeting held in EY’s headquarters in Stockholm there was a set […]
With their impending exit from the European Union, will the UK adopt the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) that becomes mandatory across the EU in January 2020? The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have released an update indicating that they are preparing to adopt ESEF in a scenario where the UK remains subject to EU law […]
At a conference organised by the European Commission (EC) and Deloitte this week, experts discussed the next steps for digital reporting for EU companies.
Inline XBRL (iXBRL) enables a single document to provide both a preparer-driven human-readable presentation of a business report and structured, machine-readable XBRL data. The data format requirements for human-readability and automated machine consumption vary in some cases. For example, a preparer might present a date as ’30th September 2019″ whereas XBRL requires dates to be […]
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have released the third in a series of tutorial videos designed to guide relevant market participants through the transition to European Single Electronic Format (ESEF), which is set to come into force in January 2020. The video aims to answer ten questions on the ESEF regulation that are […]
In anticipation of the upcoming European Single Electronic Filing (ESEF) mandate, the XBRL International Base Spec Working group has prepared new transformation rules that allow dates to be reported in Inline XBRL documents using different European languages and conventions. The working group is actively seeking feedback and review of these rules in order to ensure that they will meet the […]