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SEC Uses Data Analysis to Detect Cherry-Picking by Broker

Here at XBRL International, strongly believe that access to transparent, high-quality data can create a fairer, safer financial environment. Earlier this month, the SEC gave us an example of the potential data has to prevent and find fraud. On 12 September the Commission charged a New Jersey-based broker with misusing his access to customers’ brokerage […]

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Opening Private Companies to Broad Investment?

An interview with the SEC Chairman Jay Clayton at Launch Tennessee’s 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival this Wednesday indicates that the securities regulator in the US is considering ways to make it easier for individuals to invest in private companies. Rules designed to protect “Main Street” investors from riskier private markets have put stringent income and net-worth […]

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Impact of SEC Final Rule on XBRL Tagging Requirements

The SEC final rule on amendments to disclosure requirements has been published in full, allowing our colleagues at XBRL US to assess its impact on XBRL requirements. In the near-term, the final rule doesn’t require any changes to what is required to be tagged by preparers. The ruling includes some areas that may result in […]

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Investors Tell the FASB: Segment Disclosures Need Improving

A recent Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute survey indicates that segmented reporting information is critical to investors, yet disclosures need improving dramatically. Recent exchanges between investors and tech giants such as Amazon and Alphabet (aka Google) show the struggle: Amazon and Alphabet cloak the performance of important sections of their business such as Alexa, Amazon […]

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Inline XBRL: Understanding the Final SEC Rule

8th August, 2018

XBRL US is organising a webinar on US Securities and Exchange Commission’s final rule for Inline XBRL for operating companies and funds on 8th August 2018. The webinar will explain the specifics of the rule, the rationale for the rule, and the impact it is expected to have on both issuers and data consumers. Speakers include staff […]

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New study: Cost of Compliance Falling Rapidly

Cost is no barrier to even small companies preparing financial statements with the global digital standard for business reporting, as the average annual cost of XBRL preparation has dropped by 45% over the last three years in the US. Recognizing that computer-readable reports make financial information easier for regulators and investors to analyse, the US […]

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Paper lies down?

The US House Financial Services Committee this week set out a host of measures designed to simplify or roll back a number of regulations in that country. It did not include H.R. 5054, a bill that sought to restrict the transparency and openness of corporate reporting by requiring the SEC to exempt a large number of smaller […]

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SEC Experts Interviewed on Structured Data and XBRL Impact on Companies

Do read the interview with Scott Bauguess, Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist of the SEC’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) this week from Merrill Corp. Spurred on by what he considered to be a persistent lack of interest and understanding among certain market participants about the importance of standardised data collection and dissemination, […]

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EDGAR Upgraded to Support Revised Taxonomies

System so that it now supports the 2018 IFRS Taxonomy.  EDGAR Update 18.2 also signals the point at which a range of previous taxonomies are phased out. Companies are encouraged to use the most recent version of taxonomy releases for their XBRL exhibits in order to take advantage of the most up-to-date tags related to […]

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US SEC Votes to Mandate Inline XBRL

Regulator moves to require use of the Inline XBRL standard for all public companies and investment funds listed on US markets. Move will enhance flow of decision-useful information to investors of all kinds, will lower costs and simplify external reporting over time.

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