By Dominic Jones on June 25, 2008
THE US Securities and Exchange commission has launched a study that could lead to the scrapping of its 75-year-old system that requires companies to file disclosures on prescribed forms like 10Ks, Form 4s and DEF 14As.
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By Dominic Jones on May 17, 2008
THE US Securities and Exchange Commission’s plan to make eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) mandatory starting next year will have few immediate benefits for companies and investors, the body charged with promoting the technology has said. XBRL US says in a sobering white paper published on Friday that while companies won’t have much difficulty meeting [...]