Items tagged with "Transparency"

Transparency in political finance disclosures? 

Should political finance data be digital? A new report from the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) advocates for machine-readable disclosure of political party campaign expenditure in Albania, arguing that strengthening digital disclosure of political party finances would underpin essential democratic transparency.

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SEBI Chair on the magic of data and transforming accountability with XBRL

Madhabi Puri Buch, Chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India, offers engaging insights on ‘data and technology in the capital markets’ in a Foundation Day lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

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Digital company information a step closer in the UK

Measures to reform the UK business registrar Companies House have been introduced to Parliament in part two of the Economic Crime Bill. They are intended to improve the company information available and help prevent economic crime.

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EBA launches annual transparency exercise

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched its 2022 EU-wide transparency exercise.

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Michigan releases funding for XBRL reporting project

Our readers will be aware of the innovative project between the University of Michigan Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) and XBRL US exploring how digital data standards can improve transparency in local government reporting and ultimately lead to better governance.

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SEC rescinds proxy voting advice rules

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues in its change of approach on stewardship. It has voted to adopt amendments to its rules governing proxy voting advice, following proposals in November 2021.

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Digital reporting innovation to foster transparency in Korea

Speaking at the International Conference of the Korean Accounting Association, Professor Yoon Jae-won of Hongik University’s Business School offered insights on the need for accounting reform and investment in digital reporting.

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Progress of US Financial Data Transparency Act continues

On 24 May 2022, the Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA) was introduced in the US Senate. It has undergone a slight name change, having been previously known as the Financial Transparency Act, since passing the House of Representatives in November last year.

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SEC Chair on risk reduction, transparency and integrity in swaps market

Recent remarks to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) by Gary Gensler, Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), provide an interesting overview of recent and forthcoming regulation in the securities-based swap market.

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OECD seeks input on new tax transparency framework for crypto-assets

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released a public consultation document on its proposals to modernise the transparency instruments available to tax administrations, given the ways technology is changing investment and payment practices.

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