On 28 February the SEC proposed a rule to mandate the use of Inline XBRL for public company reporting. The intention is to improve the quality of the data, benefit investors, market participants and other data users, and also to decrease over time the costs involved in preparing the data for submission to the regulator […]
To underline the point made in the previous article, this week the SEC rejected an application to create the first bitcoin-backed exchanged trade fund or ETF. The application came from the sometimes controversial Winklevoss twins, which may or may not have had anything to do with the result. Based on the SEC’s decision, it seems unlikely that […]
Hot on the heels of announcements from the European regulator, ESMA and the US regulator, the SEC, that IFRS disclosures will shortly need to be made digitally, the IASB announced yesterday that the 2017 IFRS Taxonomy is available, representing the IFRS accounting standards as they stand on 1 January 2017. The IFRS taxonomy has been […]
It’s clearly a big week for taxonomy updates, with the US SEC also announcing that its EDGAR system has been updated to accept filings that conform to the 2017 US GAAP taxonomy that was published by the FASB in December. A number of other, more minor changes were made at the same time, as well […]
On 28 February the SEC announced that it will now accept financial statement filings from international companies listed in the US in XBRL or iXBRL format using the IFRS taxonomy. From December it will be obligatory.
How does structured data get used by capital market giants like Thomson Reuters? Listen in to the discussion between Workiva’s Mike Starr, Merrill Corporation’s Lou Rohman and Gladimyr Sully, a data aggregation expert from Thomson Reuters. The one hour webinar is now available and covers key aspects of ensuring digital disclosures meet the needs of […]
As expected, on Wednesday the US SEC met and approved a Proposed Rule to switch US listed company filings to Inline XBRL. We look at some of the implications.
On Wednesday, 1 March 2017, the US SEC will meet to consider whether it should mandate the use of human readable iXBRL.
It’s difficult to think of a period in the last 50 years in which it has been harder to predict the shape of international relations, policy and regulation, especially where those topics relate to the United States. This week, just to add confusion to a complex world, both EU and US officials indicated that there […]
In a substantial speech to the Northwestern University’s 44th Annual Securities Regulation Institute symposium, recently retired SEC Chair Mary Jo White provided an interesting summary of her perspective on the achievements of that regulator during her term. She also provided some comments on the work that lies ahead. Chair White’s retirement as the 31st SEC Chair […]