FFIEC project starts in October…

This is a reprint of my September column in the Business Wire newsletter, but, given the importance of this project, I thought it bears repeating! At a recent meeting of XBRL-US, the covers started to come off the long awaited “Call Report Modernisation Project”, a...

Too many tags? No!

There are a few commentators that feel that XBRL contains “too many tags”. I think they are wrong… XBRL models a complex human system (accounting) with lots of small components (disclosure rules). So, a number of these “too many tags”...