This week the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation on specific supervisory reporting requirements for market risk. These reporting requirements form the first part of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) introduced by the revised Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR2) in the prudential framework of the EU. This consultation paper includes proposals […]
This week the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) have taken the next step on the road to joining the ever-increasing number of jurisdictions mandating the XBRL standard with the launch of the Q-Disclosure platform.
A new report from the UK’s Financial Reporting Council recommends that companies applying the new standard on lease accounting provide more information on its effects. IFRS 16 Leases, which became mandatory on 1 January 2019, requires companies to bring most leases on balance sheet in order to give a more faithful representation of assets and […]
A new UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) report indicates that companies are falling short of investor expectations for quality, granular climate-related reporting. As we heard from SASB at Data Amplified, demand for climate-related reporting is growing. However, for reporting to be useful for investors, it needs to be clear and comparable. The FRC report provides practical guidance to […]
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published priorities for European regulators to consider when examining the 2019 annual financial reports of listed companies. In particular, ESMA have prioritised enforcing the recent changes made to financial reporting standards. This includes exercising significant judgement in the application of Lease disclosures under IFRS 16, noting the improvement […]
A new financial health dashboard tool launched by the California State Auditor allows the public to compare the finances of 471 cities within California. The hope is that this dashboard can help provide the kind of oversight needed to identify cities at risk of filing for bankruptcy or defaulting on municipal bonds. The dashboard found […]
Leslie Seidman first became involved with XBRL as the Chairman of the FASB, where she oversaw the development of the US GAAP Taxonomy. She also served on the board of Financial Executives International, where she regularly heard member companies say, “No one uses our XBRL filings!” Listen now to hear what happened next.
Over the past two days Data Amplified has heard a lot about the use of XBRL for standardisation within enterprises. During the plenary Mr Xie Haibin, Deputy General Manager of Finance at PetroChina, presented on how standardised granular data has been beneficial for PetroChina. Xie demonstrated how using structured transactional data has been crucial for […]
We are in an era characterised by the explosive growth of new economies. New, rapidly expanding industries on the cutting edge of technology are increasingly the driving force of economic growth. Think Amazon, Apple, Tencent, Alphabet, Alibaba and Samsung. But how can the value of new economies best be recorded within financial statements? And should […]
Annual reports, once a sheaf of printed paper delivered by snail mail, have evolved considerably with the expansion of digital technology. However, too often, they remain in debt to their paper-based past, reluctant to take advantage of the opportunities digitisation has presented. This week Communicate Magazine and the Evolution of the Annual Report conference have […]