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Vice President, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs
Mike Starr, Vice President, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, joined the Workiva team in September 2012. Mike previously served as the SEC Chief Accountant's advisor with a focus on investors’ financial information needs and the role of structured data in meeting those needs. Prior to his work with the SEC, Mike served as Chief Operating Officer for Grant Thornton International Ltd., where he oversaw global strategy and public policy. He earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Oklahoma State University (OSU), and in 2010 was recognized as an OSU distinguished accounting alumnus and inducted into the School of Accounting Hall of Fame.
Content by Mike Starr:
Mike Starr, Chair, XBRL US Data Quality Committee; Vice President, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, Workiva (NYSE:WK) shares tips for how you can get involved in industry efforts to improve the usability of XBRL data submitted to the SEC.
February 2, 2017
November 11, 2016
Mike Starr, Vice President, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, explains Inline XBRL and how it will affect your future filings.
June 16, 2016
The SEC has released new rules that allow companies to voluntarily file data in the Inline XBRL format. This milestone shows the value that the SEC places on XBRL data, data quality, and reducing the regulatory burden.
April 12, 2016
The Data Quality Committee (DQC) is working to make XBRL data more valuable for filers and has released its first set of XBRL validation rules. Read the blog post for information about the comment period and other work the DQC is doing.
January 21, 2016
The first set of validation rules from the Data Quality Committee are available to all Wdesk users immediately. Read this blog post to learn more and access exclusive resources.
October 15, 2015
We all agree—data quality is a very important issue. But how reliable are the assessments that are currently available to measure data quality? The Data Quality Committee is looking to improve data quality with freely available validation rules.
February 25, 2015
The SEC has become increasingly vocal in its opposition to any curtailment of its XBRL requirement. See how recent comments may impact you and your company.
February 11, 2015
Deficient audits are on the rise. With the increased scrutiny of external auditors, companies need a sound strategy and process for documenting and testing internal controls.
January 23, 2015
There are five things that management is hesitant to say to internal audit, according to the IIA.