As innovations in data analysis – many of which are enabled by structured data – grow in importance to capital markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) aims to stay on the ball with the launch of a new Office of Data Science and Innovation.
Many of today’s corporate reporting habits are hangovers from a bygone era before digital technologies crept into every corner of our lives. As such, we have an opportunity to reimagine reporting from the ground up, taking the transformative impact of technological advances into account.
In Denmark almost 1200 schools are either privately owned or are public entities with extensive autonomy. From next March they will start to phase in compulsory financial reporting in XBRL format.
Estonia has been quietly forging ahead with all things digital for some time now. Seeing as it boasts some of the fastest internet on the planet and the world’s first digital e-Residency scheme, it’s of no surprise that structured data is also on Estonia’s agenda.
ThinkTwenty20’s recent spring issue focused on regulatory reporting, drawing from a number of interesting perspectives in the field. Mike Willis, the US SEC’s Assistant Director of the Office of Structured Disclosures, highlighted the importance of standardisation in all supply chains – from the railways, to barcodes, to business information, and now, for data that will enable […]
A huge congratulations to Rachel Carpenter, co-founder, and CEO of Intrinio, who has been selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 Finance list for 2020. Intrino is a US start-up that offers a user-friendly API for financial data analysis and aggregation. Amongst other feeds, the company pulls data directly from company XBRL filings, providing high-quality data […]
As we heard at Data Amplified 2019, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) believe that structured data and standards are crucial to effective sustainability disclosure. To make digital sustainability reporting as simple as possible for issuers, and to make data aggregation and analytics as convenient and effective as possible for investors, SASB are working to develop […]
XBRL US has submitted a comment letter strongly recommending that the SEC adopts financial data standards for information affected by the Modernization of Regulation S-K proposals. As previously reported, the SEC recently submitted a proposal to amend regulation S-K, including various changes to disclosure requirements designed to improve the readability of disclosures, discourage repetition and discourage […]
On Friday 24 October the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a new rule proposal aiming to ensure all required information for fee calculation is in structured format using Inline XBRL. The proposal would amend fee bearing forms, schedules and statements so that the fee table and explanatory footnotes for the fee table are […]
Maria Mora, Principal Engineer on Artificial Intelligence and XBRL Expert at Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe, demonstrated the exciting work Fujitsu are doing developing explainable AI for finance. Financial services are demanding more advanced AI solutions. They want to apply AI to numerous situations that require high credibility, such as sales predictions, risk management for investment, […]