The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has produced a new fact sheet in its ‘FASB in Focus’ series, titled ‘XBRL: What is it? Why the FASB? Who uses it?.’ It’s a great introduction to XBRL and digital reporting, particularly from the US perspective.
The FASB staff this week released proposals on improvements for the US GAAP Taxonomy on Leases and Statistical Disclosures for Banks and Savings and Loan Registrants. The details, together with details on when and how to comment on the proposals are here.
A recent Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute survey indicates that segmented reporting information is critical to investors, yet disclosures need improving dramatically. Recent exchanges between investors and tech giants such as Amazon and Alphabet (aka Google) show the struggle: Amazon and Alphabet cloak the performance of important sections of their business such as Alexa, Amazon […]
Did you miss the recent webinar on the new SEC Reporting Taxonomy? Not to worry! You can watch the recorded version of it here https://xbrl.us/events/20180501/. The webinar was hosted by both the SEC and FASB and addressed how issuers could take advantage of the guidance provided. The speakers were: • Louis Matherne, Chief of Taxonomy […]