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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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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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