The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has found that disclosures of costs and charges under MiFID II do not always meet the quality levels required. The findings of its 2022 Common Supervisory Action (CSA) and mystery shopping exercise showed that most firms demonstrate compliance with the ex-post cost and charges requirements.
This week saw the XBRL US Investor Forum, packed with useful insights and enlightening talks on all things data.
At the XBRL US/CFA Institute Investor Forum held this week, newly installed XBRL International Chairman, Wes Bricker, gave a keynote address. It focussed on the use of SEC XBRL data, its strengths, weaknesses and next steps.
The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have published a report examining how effective disclosures of cash flow in annual reports are for investor needs. Investors need information on the generation, availability and use of cash as part of their assessment and analysis – but do current cash flow statements provide enough information? The FRC’s report […]
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 […]