In 2022, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) launched EMMALabs, an innovation sandbox within the Electronic Municipal Markets Access (EMMA). The new platform is designed to accelerate and advance data analytics in municipal securities markets. EMMALabs has recently introduced a prototype dedicated to structured data, providing essential insights into its significance.
It’s been a busy week for our colleagues in the US. XBRL US has submitted a letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) planning exercise on Strategic Goals and Priorities, urging it to consider how data standards would enhance the current Electronic Data Municipal Markets Access (EMMA) data collection and dissemination process. XBRL US expressed […]
Just over a month ago we reported on the progress being made towards US state level XBRL. Further optimistic thoughts on that this week from Barnet Sherman in Forbes. While the US municipality bond market is larger than any other, the work being done in this context has direct relevance to government reporting in many other parts of the world.