Recently Marc Joffe outlined the significant opportunities presented by the newly passed GREAT Act – and highlighted some steps already taken along the path to its realisation. At the start of 2020 the US Congress passed the “Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency”, or GREAT, Act. The GREAT Act presents a significant opportunity to increase […]
The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), in the United Arab Emirates, has issued improvements and updates to its electronic disclosure system for financial statements. The updates are designed to ensure ADX is in line with the latest international practices, including adhering to the latest amendments to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The updates aim […]
The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a podcast discussing their recent report, which offered some practical guidance for best practice on climate-related disclosure. The FRC found that while investors support increased disclosure on climate-related risk, companies are frequently falling behind expectations. The report drew on the TCFD framework to structure practical guidance on […]
Investors are increasingly demanding more extensive and clearer reporting on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, and while the E of ESG commands the majority of attention, governance should not be overlooked. The UK’s recent Financial Reporting Council report on workforce related corporate reporting identifies areas where companies need to improve in order to reflect […]
The US aren’t the only ones turning their attention to data this year: earlier this month the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank of England announced proposals for data reforms across the UK financial sector. With technology changing the nature of the markets they regulate, both authorities have issued plans designed to develop […]
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 […]
A recent report from Accountancy Europe sets out an articulate and ambitious plan to cut through the noise of non-financial reporting initiatives with a global, interconnected reporting standard.
XBRL International has released requirements designed to improve the process of combining multiple XBRL or iXBRL reports into a package without losing the references between them.
This week we are pleased to feature a guest post from Mohini Singh, Director, Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute. In her post she highlights the “missing piece” in the digitisation of reporting in the EU: the need for a single way to discover reports. As things stand, while digital reporting in Inline XBRL is […]
France has joined the UK in the push to make environmental reporting standards compulsory in order to tackle greenwashing and enable sustainable investment. France’s finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, told the Financial Times recently that France is encouraging the EU to introduce compulsory environmental reporting standards for European companies and to apply a common definition of […]