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Help Test iXBRL Support for European Date Formats

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 […]

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ESEF Updates Reporting Manual

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an update of its European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) Reporting Manual including expanded guidance on common issues encountered when generating XBRL documents in line with ESEF regulation. The manual is aimed at all market participants implementing ESEF, and should be particularly helpful for those preparing IFRS […]

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Wider, Narrower: Anchoring in ESEF

As we have reported here before, from January 2020, under ESEF, all IFRS annual report face financial statements issued in the EU’s regulated markets will need to be marked up with Inline XBRL tags. ESMA are using the ESEF taxonomy, an extension of the IFRS taxonomy. To accommodate non-standard disclosures, ESMA are allowing taxonomy extensions. […]

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ESMA on ESEF

This week Steven Maijoor, Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority, made a speech at the 2019 Eurofiling Conference on the continuous work ESMA are doing to improve the quantity, quality, and availability of data, including in the context of financial reporting. Maijoor says “Financial reporting is a means of communicating and in the digital age […]

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ESEF Updates Taxonomy

Following the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) passing into law on 29 May with the publication of the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), ESMA has published a draft update to the RTS. The new draft updates the RTS’s core taxonomy, which has been based on the 2017 IFRS taxonomy, to the 2019 IFRS taxonomy, ensuring the ESEF […]

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ESEF Becomes European Law

After over four years of preparations, multiple draft proposals and a mammoth effort translating the IFRS standards into all official EU languages, the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) became law this week on May 29. The mandate is due to take effect for all IFRS based annual reports issued by public companies and PIEs for […]

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Audit set to form part of the ESEF mandate

Together with a press release marking the publication of the ESEF Regulatory Technical Standards in the Official Journal of the European Union, the European Commission published an ESEF Q&A, that provides answers to frequently asked questions. Significantly, it includes the following question and answer: 7) What kind of assurance will be provided for financial statements […]

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GLEIF Annual Report Demonstrates ESEF Taxonomy, InDesign Conversion

GLEIF Annual Report demonstrates conversion from Adobe Indesign, ESEF taxonomy multi-lingual capabilities.

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When will ESEF become law?

 The European Single Electronic Format or “ESEF” is the name of the upcoming reporting mandate that will initially oblige all public company (and all EU Public Interest Entities) Annual Financial Reports that are prepared in accordance with the IFRS standards to be created as an Inline XBRL document. Initially the mandate will just cover the […]

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ESMA Publishes ESEF Taxonomy

This week the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the taxonomy for facilitating the implementation of the Regulatory Technical Standard (RTS) for ESEF.

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