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New Software Rapidly Emerging

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 […]

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ESMA Clarifies

Speaking of Inline XBRL, 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 […]

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XBRL Sweden

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 […]

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Will the UK Adopt ESEF? 

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 […]

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Collaboration, Iteration: Keys to the Shift From Paper to Data

At a conference organised by the European Commission (EC) and Deloitte this week, experts discussed the next steps for digital reporting for EU companies.

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Creating an Inline XBRL Report? Explainer Guide Available

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 […]

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ESMA Releases Video ESEF FAQ

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 […]

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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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