If you are familiar with how other projects around the world have tackled the challenge of entity-specific disclosures, the Entity Specific Disclosures Task Force would be very interested in hearing from you.
A few weeks ago, we talked about blockchain in the the context of “Smart Contracts”. These kinds of innovations simply won’t work without the support of structured data. This week, we noticed an opinion piece in TechCrunch Online that has some interesting things to say about the uptake of blockchain technology in the finance sector. […]
The Companies House and HMRC XBRL programmes are extremely successful, having been done in a way that is both very cost effective for filers and beneficial to those interested in utilising structured corporate data for analysis. Read two white papers by XBRL UK examining this success.
Get an inside look at how new technology is impacting reporting at all levels of today’s organisations and the transformation that Yahoo! has gone through in its dealings with structured financial information and big data.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI) in Saudi Arabia has launched “Qawaem”, a new XBRL-based electronic reporting platform for the submission of consolidated financial statements by commercial entities in the Kingdom.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White has made strong statements to a Congressional Committee, reiterating that agency’s commitment to structured data and electronic reporting.
A recently completed pilot program conducted by the Netherlands Institute of Chartered Accountants tested the use of digitally signed auditor’s reports.
The New York Law Journal has an interesting take on efforts by the the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance to review disclosure regulations S-K and S-X. While the Journal posits that the prospects for true reform are “minimal” the article does highlight the opportunities presented by technology. It describes the way that improvements to EDGAR […]
Following the lead of the EU and the US, the Canadian government has introduced legislation to implement new mandatory reporting standards for extractive (e.g. oil and mining) companies for the disclosures of payments to foreign and domestic governments at all levels.To reduce regulatory burdens, the intention is for reporting requirements to be uniform with EU and […]