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TechTalk Blog -- Why the Capital Markets Needs Integrated Reporting -- Non-Financial Reporting

Currently the US Securities & Exchange Commission isn’t even allowing voluntary filing of non-financial data to be included with financial reports by public companies


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TechTalk Blog - UK Moves Forward with Non-Financial Reporting for Public Companies Required by Yearend

Interesting article in the UK’s Financial Director about yearend non-financial reporting required by UK companies as part of the EU mandate for 6,000 + public company requirement to report non-financial information to the capital markets and important stakeholders such as investors. The UK most now adopt the European Union’s own rules around the reporting on long-term risks and strategies as part of the new EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive . The directive’s provisions, which aim to harmonize and improve non-financial reporting across the EU, must be transposes into law by 6 December 2016. Will pressure in the United States for the US Securities & Exchange Commission and/or the US Congress to adopt a similar rule as EU public companies move forward with this EU Directive for public company non-financial reporting to be included into financial reporting (integrated reporting)?


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TechTalk Blog - How to Talk to Investors on Non-Financial Reporting Disclosures to Attract New Capital

Importance of Diversity and Inclusion Having an active diversity and inclusion strategy and disclosing these metrics included in the financial report also builds the business case to attract an increasing number of investors looking for this additional data disclosure

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TechTalk - EU NATION COMPANIES MOVE FORWARD WITH NON-FINANCIAL REPORTING TO ACTIVATE THE CAPITAL MARKETS TO BRING CHANGE

Great article about UK’s new narrative reporting framework for listed companies, banks and insurance enterprises with more than 500 employees that went into effect for financial reporting periods on or after January 1, 2017


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TechTalk Blog - US Government Mandates Machine-Readable Government Financial Reporting Using Data Standard Like XBRL For Better Data Analytics

Now with the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act becoming law – efforts will be underway to deploy XBRL for Federal and possibly state and municipality financial reporting for better data analytics using a machine-readable format like XBRL using common accounting standards for financial reporting. WHY IS GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL REPORTING USING XBRL IMPORTANT NOW?



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TechTalk Blog -- European Parliament Votes in Favor of New Shareholders Rights Directive Requiring Additional Non-Financial Reporting by Public Companies

The European Parliament has voted in favor of new rules that will strengthen shareholder rights and facilitate cross-border voting under the Shareholders Rights Directive as the new Trump Presidential administration moves in the complete opposite direction related to enhanced corporate...


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TechTalk Blog - European Securities & Market Authority Moves Forward with Inline XBRL -- Will US Securities & Exchange Commission Move Forward With Inline XBRL for Public Company Financial Disclosure?

Over the years the IMA has championed the use of XBRL as a machine-readable data format for financial reporting to promote greater transparency and accountability to support economic growth and new jobs in the capital markets. ESMA states in its disclosed press release that it has concluded that Inline XBRL is the most suitable technology to meet the EU requirement for issuers to report their annual financial reports in a single electronic format because it enables both machine and human readability in one document

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TechTalk Blog - US House and Senate Hold Hearings on US SEC Mandating Corporate Non-Financial Reporting to Support Growing $30 Trillion Sustainability Investing Marketplace

Stay tuned as the debate continues over modernizing financial reporting to include these other important capitals that link companies and governments to the public interest through shared goals.


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TechTalk Blog -- TRUMP ADMINISTRATION MOVES FORWARD WITH INLINE XBRL FOR PUBLIC COMPANY FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE -- FOREIGN FILES CAN USE IFRS ACCOUNTING STANDARD USING XBRL

Over the years the IMA has championed the use of XBRL as a machine-readable data format for financial reporting to promote greater transparency and accountability to support economic growth and new jobs in the capital markets. ESMA states in its disclosed press release that it has concluded that Inline XBRL is the most suitable technology to meet the EU requirement for issuers to report their annual financial reports in a single electronic format because it enables both machine and human readability in one document