The US federal government has begun the new decade with a focus on data; issuing a set of 20 actions agencies will be required to take in 2020 on how they collect, manage, share and use data. This plan is the first building block in a decade long Data Strategy that aims to transform how […]
On Monday the US Congress passed the GREAT or “Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency” Act, previously agreed by the Senate.
Five US Federal financial regulatory agencies have issued a joint statement outlining their thoughts on the use of alternative data in underwriting and credit analysis by banks, credit unions and financial firms. The statement, issued by the Federal Reserve Board (Federal Reserve), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the […]
Toppan Merrill’s November and December issue of Dimensions includes an explanation from the SEC’s Division of Economic Risk and Analysis (DERA) chief economist S.P. Kothari of the SEC’s current and expanding use of big data. As we highlighted back in August, XBRL helps turn big data into useful information. Making data machine-readable, or, in Kothari’s words, “dramatically […]
Recordings of the XBRL US Investor Forum on Driving Actionable Analytics are now available online. The forum, held earlier this month in New York, provided practical information on how data standards are disrupting the information ecosystem, how modern data can be leveraged, and what comes next. Beginning with a keynote speech from FASB Chairman Russell […]
This week the Data Quality Committee (DQC) published its 11th Ruleset for a 45-day public exposure period, set to end January 3, 2020.
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 […]
A new financial health dashboard tool launched by the California State Auditor allows the public to compare the finances of 471 cities within California. The hope is that this dashboard can help provide the kind of oversight needed to identify cities at risk of filing for bankruptcy or defaulting on municipal bonds. The dashboard found […]
John Turner, XBRL International CEO and Robert Tarola, Chair of the XBRL International Board of Directors, kicked off Wednesday morning at Data Amplified with an interesting discussion on the changing requirements for financial reporting governance in a digital reporting ecosystem. Tarola, who has an extensive background in audit, CFO, and board of director roles, demonstrated […]