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Mohini Singh, ACA

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Biography

Mohini Singh is director of financial reporting policy at CFA Institute. She represents membership interests regarding financial reporting and disclosure proposals issued by the FASB, the IASB, and others. Singh holds the Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) designation.

Author's Posts
Realizing the Potential of Structured Data

Companies tend to view the use of structured data (e.g., XBRL) as a cost burden. But a new study finds that costs can actually be reduced if companies implement structured data reporting in house.

Financial Reporting and Analysis Today: Using XBRL to Make the Process Faster and Easier

With over 150 million data points in this structured database, XBRL has the potential to increase the volume, speed, and access to corporate financial reporting and analysis.

Investors Want Complete and Quality Financial Disclosures, Not Necessarily Less

Companies say they need relief from the heavy burden of financial reporting, but what about the impact on investors and their ability to make informed investment decisions?

Automation of Financial Reporting: Greater Efficiencies, Lower Costs

Transforming regulatory reporting from documents into data can make markets more efficient, empower investors, and improve regulatory oversight while also reducing compliance costs.

The DAWG and CAATs: Incorporating the Use of Data Analytics in Auditing Standards

The use of data analytics in auditing is key for more effective and efficient overall financial reporting process, which better serves investors.

Financial Reporting Needs to Embrace the Digital Revolution

Structured data, data analytics, and technology can bring greater efficiency for all parties in the financial reporting chain.

Sliding Down the Slippery Slope: Simplified Standards for Small Public Companies?

The reasons behind possibly extending account alternatives to public companies are different from when those alternatives were extended to private companies, and they are not the right reasons.

Do You Know What XBRL Is? A Majority of Survey Respondents Do Not Know

Survey finds that companies are not using structured data, such as XBRL, in their financial reporting except when they have to for reporting to regulators.

SEC Supports Data Strategy to Better Serve Investors and Market Participants

In support of the use of data in financial reporting, the SEC commissioner proposed creating a new office and task force to design a data strategy and reimagine how data is provided to investors.

The Role of Data and Technology in Transforming Financial Reporting

The current financial reporting process is time consuming and costly. Structuring data could streamline the process and provide more transparent and timely information for investors.