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  • 16 Nov 2018
  • Guru Raj Singh
  • SEC

The Push for Greater Transparency in Municipal Reporting

As an investor or analyst, the last thing you want to have is a pile of different financial reports in front of you with little to no way of comparing each entity’s performance, barring going through each report manually to pull out the key facts and figures.

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  • 09 Nov 2018
  • Guru Raj Singh
  • XBRL

SEC Releases Updated EDGAR Filer Manual

On October 1, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released the latest version (version 18.3) of Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR). With that update came changes to the EDGAR Filer Manual, with some of the changes marking an important shift towards improving the quality of XBRL data.

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  • 05 Nov 2018
  • Guru Raj Singh
  • SEC

The SEC’s Strategic Plan – A Missed Opportunity for XBRL?

We have previously reported how the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently released the final version of its four-year Strategic Plan. While it is encouraging to see the SEC place increased importance on areas such as data analytics in its Plan, we have been left wondering whether the SEC could have written more about XBRL and the benefits of introducing widespread use of the data standard.

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  • 31 Oct 2018
  • Guru Raj Singh
  • SEC

SEC Releases Final Version of Strategic Plan

On October 11, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released the final version of its four-year Strategic Plan in respect of fiscal years 2018 to 2022. The Strategic Plan focuses on three main areas in particular - investors, innovation, and performance.

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  • 29 Oct 2018
  • Guru Raj Singh
  • Great Act

House of Representatives Passes the GREAT Act

In the final week of September 2018, the House of Representatives passed the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act of 2018 through a voice vote.

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