Items tagged with "Open Data"

Recipe for XBRL Success in the UK

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.

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Streamlining and Enhancing Government Data Collection in Brazil

The XII Best Practices Board (BPB) has worked with the Brazilian National Treasury and their implementation team to prepare a case study that explains in-depth their experience implementing XBRL GL for government-to-government reporting.

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Financial Transparency Bill introduced in the US

Legislation that would require all of the US federal financial regulators to replace existing disconnected, often manually prepared, reports and forms with consistent data standards for all the information they collect under securities, commodities, and banking laws was introduced this week. This legislation has the backing of a bipartisan group of lawmakers. If passed it […]

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Sparring over XBRL in the US Congress

As part of the legislative process, proposed laws in the US are first examined by committees of lawmakers, who call witnesses to testify on how the proposed Bill will impact various stakeholders. It’s an important bit of political theater but rarely provides anything in the way of new information. That was the case ¬†at a […]

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*UPDATED* SEC Wants Pay and Performance Data Linked with XBRL

The US Securities and Exchange Commission continues to seek to leverage interactive data for greater transparency. This week the body proposed rules to require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and the financial performance of a company using XBRL. The goal is to provide greater transparency and allow shareholders to be better informed […]

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Making XBRL Easier

XII is looking to develop additional and somewhat simpler ways using an OIM, or Open Information Model, aimed at providing standardised ways to deal with XBRL using alternative syntax.

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Some US Politicians Still Wedded to Paper

Structured data caught in the crossfire as US politicians angle to position themselves as the champion of small business against regulation.

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XII Chair Cees de Boer on the collaboration needed to make SBR work

XII Chair Cees de Boer explains how collaboration to launch SBR in the Netherlands has created a virtuous circle of improvement that has enhanced reporting at all levels.

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XBRL in the Nordic Region

27th January, 2015

XBRL Sweden is hosting a single day event open to discuss the benefits on standard business reporting and how to further develop the use of XBRL for business reporting in the Nordic countries.

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Spain Sets High Bar for Government Transparency

Spain has taken significant step forward in terms of open data and government transparency by making structured data from Annual Financial Statement filings freely available online.

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