In January 2019 the US’s Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) new standard on leases, ASC 842, came into effect, requiring companies to report leasing costs on their balance sheet. But why is lease accounting important for investors and analysis? In a helpful article on Value Walk last week Christine Tan outlined the significance of the […]
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) earlier this week announced that the 2019 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy and 2019 SEC Reporting Taxonomy (SRT) are both available. The GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy contains updates for accounting standards and other recommended improvements. The 2019 SRT contains elements necessary to meet SEC requirements for financial schedules, condensed consolidating financial information for guarantors, […]
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a new release note describing taxonomy improvements for the 2019 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy.
The FASB is looking for a Software Developer to develop and maintain software systems for the US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy.
The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) have issued release notes describing the proposed technical improvements to the 2018 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy. The release notes address technical improvements to the 2018 taxonomy based on public comments, common reporting practices, improving utility, reducing inconsistencies and enhancing the intended uses […]
This is the seventh in a series of guest posts from Mohini Singh, ACA, Director, Financial Reporting Standards, CFA Institute. In my latest paper, Data & Technology: How Information Is Consumed In The New Age, we take a deep dive into how structured data is being consumed and refute the claim by some that structured […]
A recent Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute survey indicates that segmented reporting information is critical to investors, yet disclosures need improving dramatically. Recent exchanges between investors and tech giants such as Amazon and Alphabet (aka Google) show the struggle: Amazon and Alphabet cloak the performance of important sections of their business such as Alexa, Amazon […]
In a recent update by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to their Implementation Guide Series for the U.S GAAP Taxonomy, FASB staff have now issued a new proposed taxonomy guide for revenue from contracts with customers. The implementation guide provides examples to help users of the taxonomy understand how modeling, revenues and costs are […]
Did you miss the recent webinar on the new SEC Reporting Taxonomy? Not to worry! You can watch the recorded version of it here https://xbrl.us/events/20180501/. The webinar was hosted by both the SEC and FASB and addressed how issuers could take advantage of the guidance provided. The speakers were: • Louis Matherne, Chief of Taxonomy […]
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) hosting a webinar on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. The agenda includes Update from Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff Improvements to recently issued the 2018 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy 2018 SEC Reporting Taxonomy (SRT) More information and registration details about the webinar on FASB website.