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UK Considers XBRL for Branch Returns

The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published a consultation paper (Consultation Paper 8/19) revising the supervision of international banks – which includes a proposal to replace the current Excel reporting format for Branch Return Forms with XBRL. The proposal would affect all PRA-supervised branches of deposit takers and investment firms which are not headquartered […]

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UK Launches Climate Financial Risk Forum

On Friday 8 March the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) hosted the first meeting of the Climate Financial Risk Forum (CFRF). With climate change threatening to create financial risks relevant to these UK regulators’ objectives, the CFRF has been set up to help develop practical tools for addressing climate-related financial […]

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UK Audit Review

Dramatic changes to the UK audit sector were proposed in a report this week setting out recommendations from an independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). The audit profession and its regulator have been under intense scrutiny following a number of high profile corporate failures. The recommendations address gaps in FRC powers, setting a course for […]

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FRC on Investor Needs from Performance Metrics

Investors have clear ideas about the way company metrics can help with asset allocation. Wouldn’t this work better if these disclosures were digital?

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Tests Set the Stage for Open Banking in the UK

Do you use a bank website or app? Does it meet your needs and expectations? Is it easy to use? Does it combine data from multiple sources in order to provide you with valuable insights about your personal or business finances? Thought not. That’s the insight that has given rise to the Open Banking initiative […]

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Artificial Intelligence – FRC’s Call for Participation

The UK’s Financial Reporting Council Lab has sent out a call for those working on the potential uses of Artificial Intelligence for the production and consumption of corporate reporting to participate in the next phase of the Digital Future project. The Lab’s innovative Digital Future project is an initiative to investigate the impact of technology […]

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BoE Accelerates XBRL Data Analytics

Using a big data approach to drive analytics of large quantities of XBRL data, with necessary data structuring, aggregation, ordering and filtering controlled directly from the XBRL taxonomy (the business-led data definitions) has been something of a holy grail for regulators and other large scale users of the standard for many years.

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Trade Finance backed by XBRL Analytics?

UK Companies House XBRL Data is central to the business model of a new startup. Populous claims to be an invoice factoring and trade finance platform being built using the latest in blockchain technology. Using free financial statement data available in XBRL format for UK companies, the young team seeks to pool financing via an ether-based […]

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Banking Taxonomy for Review

The team at Threadneedle street are busy. Hot on the heels of the Capital+ taxonomy, arrives a new draft taxonomy for comment. This is a set of PRA requirements for bank Financial Statements. Once again, the Bank of England has chosen to align its reporting requirements – and taxonomy –  with the EBA framework, taking […]

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New Bank of England Rules Finalised

The Bank of England has finalised the Capital+ taxonomy that will govern capital forecasts for regulated deposit takers from 1 October.

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