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The Financial Professionals Guide to Surviving XBRL in India

XBRL(eXtensible Business Reporting Language) is a language used for electronic communication in business reporting. It offers numerous advantages in preparation, analysis and communication of business details. XBRL ensures cost savings, enhances accuracy and reliability to all individuals who are using … Continue reading

The advantages of XBRL

XBRL, also known as eXtensible Business Reporting Language, is an open standard reporting language that was introduced with the intention of improving the quality of financial data reporting. It is a form of extensible markup language (XML) that is used … Continue reading

The Federal Data Strategy: An Overview

The digital age is no longer a futuristic world, nor is it considered to have reached its tipping point. In fact, it is the contrast and its expansion and evolution will indeed continue to gain pace. As a result of … Continue reading

The European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) – What You Should Know
  •   18 Sep, 2018  Posted By Karthik Sathuragiri   Posted in XBRL
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From 1 January 2020, issuers with listed securities in EU regulated markets will be required to prepare annual financial reports (AFRs) in line with the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF). These changes will impact thousands of companies across the EU … Continue reading

The United States and Data Standardization – The Long Road Ahead

Data standardization has often been trumped as the gold standard for financial reporting – and justifiably so. Not only can it help ensure greater transparency and comparability between the financial performance and position of companies or local government bodies, but … Continue reading

The growing importance of data analytics for the SEC

On 25 June 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published its draft strategic plan for fiscal years 2018 – 2022. Although comments for the draft closed on 25 July 2018, the draft provides ample insight into the SEC’s … Continue reading

XBRL – a standard for now and the future of compliance reporting in the US
  •   03 Aug, 2018  Posted By Guru Raj Singh   Posted in XBRL
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XBRL has been around for a few years now. At the time of its introduction, much attention was given to the possibilities that XBRL reporting could offer – digitization, increased comparability and reliability to name a few. However, it’s equally … Continue reading

XBRL around the world
  •   31 Jul, 2018  Posted By Karthik Sathuragiri   Posted in XBRL
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While there has been increased focus on XBRL within the United States over recent months, in part due to the SEC’s recent announcement that iXBRL will be used by operating companies and mutual funds going forward, it’s also worth taking … Continue reading

Sixth ruleset from the XBRL US Data Quality Committee approved

The XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) recently released its sixth ruleset regarding SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) filings that use either the IFRS or US GAAP taxonomies. Here are some of the key highlights of the ruleset. What’s in … Continue reading

Structuring the Unstructured – XBRL

XBRL Continues to Make Waves eXtensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL for short, is an XML-based global data standard that has changed the way that organizations share their business and financial data. We’ve previously discussed the importance of XBRL implementation, … Continue reading

Impact of changes in financial reporting for small and micro entities accounting standards

The FRC (Financial Reporting Council) promotes high-quality corporate governance and set the standards for accounting, auditing, and actuarial work in the UK. The quality of corporate reporting and auditing are regularly monitored by FRC. Recently, FRC published a number of … Continue reading

HMRC postpones Making Tax Digital project by another year

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Businesses project is HMRC’s ambitious project to make the tax system advanced and efficient. After much consideration about the rate and scale of changes, the government has recently postponed the Making Tax Digital scheme to … Continue reading

ESMA Initiates Inline XBRL Testing

Issuers listed on stock markets in the EU are governed by the European Transparency Directive. This directive requires such listed companies to prepare and submit financial reports in a European Single Electronic Format (ESEF). European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) … Continue reading

Your smarter choice for iXBRL preparation

All corporate tax payers in the UK need to file their CT600 form with HMRC including the Accounts, in iXBRL format. There are several ways corporations can fulfill this requirement including, in-house, getting it done through the Accountants/Tax Advisors, or … Continue reading

Importance of XBRL Implementation
  •   20 Jul, 2016  Posted By Pramodh Vittal   Posted in XBRL
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XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language), as we all know it, is a globally accepted standard for exchanging business information. From the Regulator’s perspective, it is an interactive data format as against  the merely readable formats like HTML, PDF etc., that … Continue reading

XBRL Sustainable reporting brings accountability and transparency
  •   04 Jul, 2016  Posted By Getsy Jenita   Posted in XBRL
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The flow of information from one point to another is important to keep the ecosystem intact, especially in the financial world. Regulators need it to regulate the enterprises; investors need it to analyze the enterprise’s performance and take an investment … Continue reading

Companies house releases technical specification for electronic filing service

The United Kingdom is one of the countries that has chosen an interactive data (XBRL/iXBRL) platform for collection of company data. Companies House, which is the corporate regulator in the UK, was planning for mandatory XBRL collection of Annual Reports … Continue reading

DataTracks at XBRL International, Copenhagen
  •   11 Sep, 2015  Posted By Anupam Das   Posted in XBRL
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The 28th Annual XBRL International Conference concluded yesterday in Copenhagen, Denmark. As a meeting ground for the various stakeholders that make up the XBRL – and, in fact, more broadly, the Open and Standard Data – ecosystem, the conference was … Continue reading



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