The SEC Increases The Scope Of Inline XBRL Requirements

By | 05/17/2019 | 8:49 pm ET

On March 20, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published final rule amendments to the FAST Act, increasing the requirements and scope of the SEC’s new version of Inline XBRL (iXBRL) starting in July of 2019.  Although there are many benefits in the amendments including measures for reduced disclosure, the additional iXBRL requirements will demand increased attention from both legal and finance departments, not only when filing routine annual…

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Benefits of XBRL Reporting to the SEC

By | 10/18/2017 | 9:49 pm ET

XBRL is an electronic language for financial reporting that is freely licensable, and based on XML framework. It acts as the standard in the financial circles for preparing, publishing in various formats, extracting and automatically exchanging financial statements of publicly-held companies and the information contained in them. XBRL filing requirements enhance the usability of the current accounting standards through digitizing business languages without creating new accounting standards and do not…

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Detailed Analysis of XBRL Filings

By | 06/01/2014 | 5:08 pm ET

Recently, we performed a side by side comparison and analysis of recently filed XBRL filings by our competitors. As shown in the analysis, there could be many tags that are either unnecessary or incorrect. These types of errors can hurt public companies that are earnestly trying to maintain proper data quality. Moreover, investors, analysts, auditors, and creditors may be skeptical about the quality of the rest of the filing. The oversight of incorrectly placing tags is something…

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