This week the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an update to the ESEF Reporting Manual.
The Taxonomy Architecture Guidance Task Force (TAGTF) are a group of taxonomy experts who work to produce reliable and high-quality XBRL International guidance to save taxonomy authors time and ensure consistency with other taxonomies. If you would like to help define international best practice in XBRL taxonomies and be recognised for your expertise, then the […]
The use of XBRL can greatly enhance data quality in a reporting ecosystem through the use of automated validation rules. Such rules often include “mandatory fact” rules — facts that are required to be included in every report. The Taxonomy Architecture Guidance Task Force (TAGTF) under the leadership of XBRL International’s Best Practices Board has […]
The LEI in XBRL Working Group, working under XBRL International’s Best Practice Board, has published guidance on how to use the recently updated LEI Taxonomy to incorporate LEIs into XBRL reports. Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) provide uniform and unique identification of legal entities, improving the consistency and comparability of data. LEIs are governed by the independent not for profit Global […]
Extensible Enumerations is a powerful feature of XBRL that enables the creation of concepts that take a value from a pre-defined list.
After the XBRL International Board of Directors voted to formally rescind the Financial Reporting Taxonomies Architecture (FRTA) recommendation earlier this year, the process to rescind the FRTA has now been completed. The FRTA was a no-longer relevant 2005 recommendation on taxonomy design, predating more relevant experience and the 2006 Dimensions specification. It was a guidance […]
XBRL and Inline XBRL (iXBRL) are two different formats for structured, electronic business reports. These formats solve different business problems and reflect the broad range of reporting requirements that can benefit from the use of structured XBRL data. XBRL or iXBRL? This is one of the key decisions that data collectors need to make when […]
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 […]
This week the XBRL International Board of Directors has voted to formally rescind the Financial Reporting Taxonomies Architecture (FRTA) recommendation. The FRTA was a no-longer relevant 2005 recommendation on taxonomy design, predating more relevant experience and the 2006 Dimensions specification. It was a guidance document which had been left behind by a decade of real-world […]
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 […]