The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which switched to XBRL for a number of utilities reporting forms last year, has published a rule proposal to revise transmission incentive policies and extend XBRL to Form 730. In the proposal FERC notes that further adopting XBRL would allow the reporting of comprehensive, consistent, interoperable data, and would […]
ThinkTwenty20’s recent spring issue focused on regulatory reporting, drawing from a number of interesting perspectives in the field. Mike Willis, the US SEC’s Assistant Director of the Office of Structured Disclosures, highlighted the importance of standardisation in all supply chains – from the railways, to barcodes, to business information, and now, for data that will enable […]
XBRL US has submitted a comment letter expressing support for the SEC proposal Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers, File Number S7-29-14. The proposal would require machine-readable XBRL for the disclosure of payments by resource extraction firms. It is designed to provide more information to global commodity markets, and to hold governments accountable for the […]
This week the XBRL Board of Directors has approved the progression to recommendation status of an important new specification: the Extensible Enumerations Specification (EE). Version 2 of the Extensible Enumerations specification provides improved support for reporting values that are taken from a prescribed list, such as a list of countries. The use of Extensible Enumerations […]
This week the XBRL Board of Directors has approved the progression to recommendation status of an important new specification: the Transformation Rules Registry (TRR4).
As part of a package of recommendations for improving audit trust, the Australian Parliament’s Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has recommended mandating machine-readable digital financial reporting.
XBRL’s new Open Information Model is a strategic initiative to simplify and modernise our standard. The OIM enables the free exchange of XBRL data across a range of different syntaxes. We are used to thinking of XBRL as an XML variant, but the OIM allows us to instead understand XBRL as a syntax-independent standard that […]
The Superintendencia de Sociedades in Colombia is holding a month of free training sessions to help financial report preparers navigate the XBRL EXPRESS online system. Circular 201-000008, which came into effect in November 2019, established requirements for monitored companies to report financial statements digitally, in XBRL format, in line with international standards. In addition to introducing country-wide […]
After ten successful years working to bring structured business reporting to the Netherlands, and beyond, Prof. Hans Verkruijsse’s retirement from his long-standing role as XBRL Netherlands Chair was marked this week at a meeting in Amsterdam. Throughout his career within the profession (as a Partner at EY and as an academic at the Tilburg University) […]
Recently Marc Joffe outlined the significant opportunities presented by the newly passed GREAT Act – and highlighted some steps already taken along the path to its realisation. At the start of 2020 the US Congress passed the “Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency”, or GREAT, Act. The GREAT Act presents a significant opportunity to increase […]