Dimensions: November 2017
Q&A with an Expert: Ron Mueller
In November's issue of Dimensions, read a Q&A with expert Ron Mueller on hot topics for the 2018 proxy season, what to consider when deciding on a single-bidder deal and the SEC Chief Accountant details new reporting standards.
SEC Enforcement: Increased Use of XBRL and “Big Data”
The SEC’s use of structured data continues to expand and is transforming how the Commission and users of SEC data are benefiting from it. Learn how to harness the power of Big Data to proactively approach investigations to identify problematic conduct.
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What is XBRL Quality? Key Components of XBRL Quality in SEC Filings
Determining whether your XBRL filing is high or low on the quality scale, or determining if the XBRL you’re consuming is appropriate or not, requires an understanding of the components of quality. So, what is XBRL quality?