The best and most nuanced decisions come from the best and most nuanced information. Data need to be reliable, relevant, and easy to access and compare. This makes the question of how business performance is measured, reviewed, published, and analyzed an essential one.
For blockchains to be adopted they must be standardized and provide interoperability solutions. To be of real value content and nomenclature must be consistent. For this to happens regulators need to work with industry and standard setting initiatives.
A new comment letter from CFA Institute to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) demonstrates the value of using structured data to inform debate and support policy decisions.
An Inline XBRL (eXtensible business reporting language) filing is a digital filing with two layers of information: one layer of data that can be read by human beings and another layer of data that can be read by machines.
How are regulators, investors, research analysts, and other data consumers using structured, machine-readable data prepared by corporate filers every quarter?
Mohini Singh, director, Financial Reporting Policy, conducted a webinar with XBRL US, to talk about a study conducted to… READ MORE ›
The XBRL US Investor Forum on 8 November in New York City will examine the role of data in capital markets and how the markets can move closer to establishing this single source of truth.
An upcoming event takes a deep dive into how data standardization is modernizing the capital markets and delivering on the fintech promise.
A new paper takes a deep dive into how structured data contained in regulatory filings in the form of XBRL is being consumed by investors and analysts.
In my latest paper, Data & Technology: How Information Is Consumed In The New Age, we take a deep dive into how structured data is being consumed and refute the claim by some that structured data is not… READ MORE ›
CFA Institute believes the debate over US House of Representatives Bill HR 5054, Small Company Disclosure Simplification Act of 2018, should not focus on the cost increase of an outsourced, or “bolt-on,” service for producing XBRL-formatted reports.
Much has been written and discussed about the merits of digital financial reporting. Some concerns still need to be addressed, however, such as reviewing or validating these reports using eXtensible business reporting language (XBRL) against a set of standards…. READ MORE ›
The use of structured data has the potential to simplify reporting burdens and make it easier for investors to access company data, but there are still challenges in its implementation.
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