In a further step in extending its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) activities and mandate under the Biden administration, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has named Satyam Khanna as Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and ESG.
In more news from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on 3 February the Commission posted a new rule on electronic submissions to its EDGAR system in the Federal Register.
The Biden administration has nominated Gary Gensler to chair the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), signalling a return to tougher regulation and enforcement for the agency.
It’s been a busy week for our colleagues in the US. XBRL US has submitted a letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) planning exercise on Strategic Goals and Priorities, urging it to consider how data standards would enhance the current Electronic Data Municipal Markets Access (EMMA) data collection and dissemination process. XBRL US expressed […]
In December 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new rules on resource extraction payment disclosure, which require XBRL-based reporting for the first time. The rules require public companies involved in extractive industries to report annually on payments made both to the US Federal government and to foreign governments for the purpose of […]
In other sustainability standards news, the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Asset Management Advisory Committee recently published its recommendations on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure.
With the centrality of technology and innovation to the financial sector only growing, the US’ SEC recently announced that the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology, commonly referred to as FinHub, is to become a stand-alone office.
The XBRL US Data Quality Commission (DQC) publishes validation rulesets designed to improve the quality and usability of XBRL data by allowing issuers to test their data before submission. While the DQC has been around since 2015, recent events indicate that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) increasingly acknowledges the value and importance of […]
This week saw the XBRL US Investor Forum, packed with useful insights and enlightening talks on all things data.