XBRL has been used for financial and prudential reporting in India for several years. As digitisation advances apace – hastened by the Covid-19 pandemic – how and where else could India deploy the XBRL standard to facilitate filings and collect high-quality digital data that is easy to access, analyse and compare?
Following a 2020 consultation, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to introduce new environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting requirements.
How do you spot financial reporting errors or attempted fraud before they grow into problems? And – when serving a population of over 1.3 billion people – how can you both boost data quality and make the reporting and review process as efficient as possible? For the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the […]
Regulatory Technology, or RegTech, could help transform today’s regulatory landscape, drawing on similar advances as FinTech to improve the efficiency, utility and cost of supervision.
India’s Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) is considering requiring large unlisted entities to file financial statements more frequently.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is conducting a consultation into widening their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures with a new mandatory report.
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted an unprecedented shift to digital across the world – from the rise of remote working to teleconferencing improvements and an emphasis on digital operations – and now, in India, a long-desired switch from currency to cards.
During this time of deep digital reliance, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has announced a policy change meaning that electronic signatures are permitted in order to sign audit reports and certificates for the first time. The ICAI announcement draws on the 2000 IT Act, concluding that the Act allows for electronic signatures […]
Congratulations to CA. Atul Kumar Gupta, Vice Chairman of the Board of XBRL India, who has been elected as President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). CA. Gupta is widely appreciated for his key contribution to the new Goods and Service Tax regime in India. He has also chaired the SAFA Committee on […]
As part of a number of regulatory requirements established in recent months, this week the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandated regular XBRL reporting for urban co-operative banks (UCBs). UCBs are co-operatively owned, usually formed around communities or small groups with a common interest and used to finance small businesses within that community. They have […]