Labels are an essential part of an XBRL taxonomy, providing human-readable descriptions of the tags that it defines. XBRL provides a very flexible and powerful mechanism for defining labels, supporting labels of different types and in different languages. In order to help taxonomy creators define labels in a clear and consistent manner, the XBRL […]
At the 2018 Data Amplified conference in Dubai, we presented some samples that show how Inline XBRL documents can be both interactive and design-led. These reports are aesthetically indistinguishable from PDF reports but far more useful. We have now published a code repository containing details of how we produced these samples. We believe this will serve […]
We recently reported the release of our new interactive directory of XBRL projects. The directory is a snapshot of XBRL implementations around the world and includes links to underlying legislation, announcements or regulation for most of the projects listed. We have now added links to supporting resources such as taxonomies, technical documentation and filing instructions for the majority of […]
This week XBRL International has published a new interactive directory to all of the XBRL projects that we are currently aware of around the world.
The XBRL Standards Board has approved as a Candidate Recommendation the Extensible Enumerations 2.0 specification. This modular extension to the XBRL standard builds upon the functionality added by earlier versions of the Extensible Enumerations standard, and provides taxonomy authors with the ability to create concepts and dimensions that take either a single value or multiple values from a predefined […]
To help with analysis and comparability XBRL International has published draft guidance on Entity Specific Disclosures — disclosures made in a company’s financial statements that are specific to that entity.
This week XBRL International has released a new draft LEI taxonomy. The LEI taxonomy is intended to provide a single and consistent way for regulators (and companies) to use LEIs within XBRL reports.
Mr Kenneth Yap stepped down from the XBRL International Board of Directors at the end of March, having served on the Board since November 2014. Mr Yap’s term as CEO of ACRA, the Singapore Companies Regulator, concluded at the same time. An experienced and highly qualified government lawyer, he will shortly be taking up a new […]
There is growing pressure for the development of generic, consistent and coherent standards for providing and consuming assurance over digital reporting.
Also at the XBRL Europe Day, Hans Buysse, a member of the XBRL International and XBRL Europe Boards, and representing financial analysts on the Boards of EFFAS and EFRAG, described some of the challenges that companies across Europe face in raising capital at present, and the technologies that are impacting financial services. He describes the […]