The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has unveiled plans to establish a ‘regulatory nursery’ for newly-authorised financial services companies, creating a period of greater oversight and guidance as they develop.
The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a consultation on mandatory disclosures in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD).
The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its long-awaited white paper on wide-ranging reforms to the country’s corporate reporting, audit and governance regime, and launched a consultation on the proposals.
The Bank of England has unveiled its plans for renewing the way that it collects data. In ‘Transforming Data Collection from the UK Financial Sector: A Plan for 2021 and beyond,’ it sets out a decade-long effort to transform its ability to gather and make available high-quality, timely data.
With so much recent discussion of standards for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure, particularly sustainability metrics, it is interesting to revisit the example of one country that is forging ahead with mandatory reporting.
XBRL International has responded to the consultation by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on a significant overhaul of the powers and role of Companies House, that country’s national business registrar.
The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has issued an updated version of its ‘Guidelines for completing regulatory reports’, taking effect from 29 December 2020. Its supervisory statement now includes a new chapter on third-country branch reporting.
The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a consultation on an upcoming major overhaul of Companies House rules designed to improve the quality and value of financial data.
The EU’s ESEF mandate includes a requirement for the assurance of ESEF-compliant disclosures – but how that will work in practice is dependent on the interpretation of local jurisdictions.