Items tagged with "Securities"

FinTech can Accelerate Capital Markets Reform in the EU

recent report by the European Commission highlights the need to accelerate reform through the completion of the first set of Capital Markets Union initiatives in order to “ensure easier access to finance for businesses and to support investment in the real economy”.

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ASIC Pushes for more Data Sharing … and XBRL

The Australian ¬≠Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) thinks that increased sharing of data could ease reporting burdens on business and improve the agency’s ability to meet its regulatory objectives. We agree.

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ESMA Starts Discussion on Blockchain Implications for Securities Markets

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has released a discussion paper examining the implications of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) when applied to securities markets, including the possible benefits, risks and challenges.

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Dutch Central Bank to use XBRL to Collect Data on Derivatives Trading

The Dutch central bank (DNB) has released the DNB-OTC taxonomy for the collection of data on Over-the-Counter (OTC) derivatives traded by the largest Dutch banks.

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Turkey Launches XBRL Based Public Disclosure System

Turkey has officially launched its updated Public Disclosure Platform (known by its Turkish acronym KAP) for the filing of IFRS based financial statements and other material facts by listed companies on the Borsa Istanbul stock exchange to the Capital Markets Board.

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Use of IFRS Taxonomy for Securities Regulation Varied

Read about an update on how the IFRS Taxonomy is being used for securities regulation and where digital reporting the UK might be headed.

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IOSCO and IFRS Foundation Solidify Cooperation on Standards

This week the¬†International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and the IFRS Foundation announced a programme to promote and facilitate transparency within capital markets through the development and consistent application of IFRS Standards. The two organisations will work closely in the areas of identifying business reporting issues, encouraging the input by capital market authorities into the […]

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A Disclosure Revolution

Our thoughts on remarks by SEC Commissionor Kara Stein on efforts to “breathe new life into the critical matchmaking process between companies and investors”.

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Kuwait CMA to Use XBRL

The Kuwait News Agency has announced that the Capital Markets Authority in that country will use XBRL in its efforts to regulate and develop the capital market, protect investors and improve the financial system in Kuwait.

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US SEC Examining Regulation S-K

The SEC recently issued a “concept release” seeking public comment on business and financial disclosure requirements in Regulation S-K. This is the regulation, first instituted in 1933, that lays out reporting requirements for quarterly, annual, and other various SEC filings used by public companies in the United States.

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