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XBRL News from around the world

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week. 1  XBRL and why it is important for South Africa This is the first in a series of articles exploring XBRL. Our next article will consider how XBRL was developed and the…
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18 November 2021 0

XBRL News from the US and Switzerland

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week. 1  What to look for in the SEC climate disclosure proposal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to announce its proposal to enhance climate disclosure rules, perhaps before the new…
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28 October 2021 0

XBRL News about sustainability reporting, proxy votes and value chain reengineering

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week. 1  Ep. 5: Jason Meyers on Continuous Audit and Real-Time Reporting Jason is currently developing the only known use case of blockchain for the auditing industry with AuditChain, and bringing some much…
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14 October 2021 0

XBRL News about keynotes and delays

We are not quite done with the silly season in XBRL matters, hence just two news items for the past week today. 1  SEC Commissioner Crenshaw and former FASB chair Seidman to keynote … XBRL US announced that the annual XBRL US Investor Forum 2021: Data that Delivers, will feature two keynote speakers, Commissioner Caroline…
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2 September 2021 0

The SEC and the DOJ just charged this startup founder with fraud, saying he lied to Tiger and others

Today, both the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Manish Lachwani, cofounder of a mobile app testing company Headspin, with fraud. The SEC says he violated antifraud provisions, and the civil penalties it’s seeking include a permanent injunction, a conduct-based injunction, and to bar him for serving as a corporate…
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26 August 2021 0

XBRL News about real-time reporting, filings lessons and APIs

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  XBRL Switzerland and DCARPE Alliance Association enter collaboration The DCARPE Alliance Association and the XBRL Switzerland Association have agreed to cooperate by initiating a joint working group to further develop and build community around the adoption of the…
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24 June 2021 0

Um, where is the SEC when it comes to SPACs and conflicts of interest?

Earlier today, TechCrunch’s Kirsten Korosec reported that the autonomous vehicle startup Aurora is close to finalizing a deal to merge with one of three blank-check companies that have been formed to date by renowned entrepreneurs Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus and a third partner in these deals, Michael Thompson, who long managed special situation funds.…
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5 June 2021 0

SEC loses a battle to win the war? Ripple dissociates from pumping XRP

When the United States Securities and Exchange Commission filed legal action against Ripple Labs and its top-two executives in December, alleging that its XRP coin was in fact a security and that the firm had raised over $1.38 billion through an unregistered securities offering in 2013, many wondered if XRP would even survive.  Some exchanges…
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18 April 2021 0

There will be drama, warns WEF expert on Bitcoin regulation

Those who oversee the traditional finance sector won’t just let Bitcoin (BTC) wander off into the sunset without a fight. That’s the sentiment expressed by the World Economic Forum’s head of blockchain and digital assets, Sheila Warren, who said a “dramatic” round of regulation was about to befall Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency space. Warren…
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15 April 2021 0

Exodus Wallet raises almost $60M in crypto in regulated offering

Crypto wallet provider Exodus has raised more than $59 million in just five days as investors flocked to participate in the public offering. Exodus Movement, Inc., a firm based in Delaware, began selling stock on April 8 in a sale that was approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The shares were listed…
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14 April 2021 0