Liv Watson , Senior Director Strategic Customer Initiatives at Workiva and member of the IMA Technology Solutions Practices Committee gave us an alert yesterday from the International Organization of Securities Commissioners IOSCO Annual Conference in Lima, Peru that this SME Crowdfunding Rule would be finalized when Mary Jo White, Chair of the US Securities & Exchange Commission addressed delegates attending the global securities regulator/ stock exchange conference and spoke of the significance to the SME capital markets place and crowdfunding
Great article in Accounting Today by Michael Cohen (Technology Reporter) about the United States Securities and Exchange Commission looking more closely at XBRL data tagging of financial statement & footnotes of public company disclosures more closely now
US SEC Seeks Public Comments on Modernization of Public Company Disclosures On April 13, 2016 The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to issue a "Concept Release" seeking public content on the form and content of disclosures made by US public companies to improve the usefulness of disclosures, making them more "effective" to investors and other stakeholders in the capital markets
Interesting guest article posted today on Kevin LaCroix’s D&O DIARY written by Robert F. Carangelo, Paul A. Ferrillo and Andrew Cauchi of the Weil Gotshal law firm. The article takes a look at the US SEC’s recent focus on financial reporting and the use of new technologies to detect...
With the recent news that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a feedback statement setting out the use of Inline XBRL as the digital format which public companies in the European Union (EU) must use to report their company information to investors worldwide from January 1, 2020
The SEC’s interpretation and the Congressional “Corporate Diversity Bill” are the latest evidence that efforts over the past two years for enhanced board diversity are gaining considerable momentum. 1 The Human Capital Management Coalition —a group of institutional investors with $2.8 trillion in assets—is urging the US Securities and Exchange Commission to require issuers to “disclose information about their human capital management policies, practices and performance.”
Great story in a recent issue of CFO Magazine how XBRL is being used by both the US Securities and Exchange Commission and by other agencies such as the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to make better rules or determine the cost and burden of various regulations on the private sector
According to InvestmentNews -- regulators such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) are cracking down on companies that fail to incorporate and use technology to stay in compliance with regulatory mandates
Information on the data exchange standard required by the DATA Act has been published to provide technical glimpse into implementation
The International Organization of Securities Organizations (IOSCO) issued a press release today stating that securities regulators from growth and emerging markets are seeking public feedback on proposed recommendations related to the development of sustainable finance in capital markets and the role of securities regulators in this area. The question is – will the largest capital markets regulator in the world – the United States Securities and Exchange Commission support the disclosure of sustainability data by public companies and create guidance and suggestions of frameworks that can be used to assist US Investors
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