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XBRL International announces appointments to the International Standards Board

XBRL International announces appointments to the International Standards Board

June 7, 2007


The International Steering Committee (ISC) of XBRL International today confirmed the appointment of César Pérez-Chirinos of the Bank of Spain, Madrid, Spain and Yossef Newman of Deloitte and Touche LLP, New York, USA to the seven member board responsible for leading the technical standard setting of the consortium.

15TH GLOBAL XBRL CONFERENCE SHOWCASES GROWTH IN INTERACTIVE DATA FOR BUSINESS REPORTING - News Release

15TH GLOBAL XBRL CONFERENCE SHOWCASES GROWTH IN INTERACTIVE DATA FOR BUSINESS REPORTING - News Release

June 6, 2007


Over 400 executives from more than 30 countries around the world met with government and regulatory authorities, stock exchange executives, leading financial services institutions, accounting and professional services firms as well as technology solution providers to further the global adoption of interactive data solutions like XBRL. The comprehensive Munich conference program spotlighted discussions about improving the business reporting process for companies of all sizes.

Audio Recordings of XV International Conference Public Day Speeches available for download

Audio Recordings of XV International Conference Public Day Speeches available for download

June 4, 2007


Audio recordings of the first day's speeches from the XV XBRL International Conference in Munich, Germany are available for download from here.

These recordings are raw and unedited and so the lead in and close out may contain comments unrelated to the presentations themselves.

The files are in .WMA format - they are typically fairly large (up to 25 MB) and it is recommended that you download them to your local hard drive first rather than trying to listen to them in "streaming" mode.

PD 01 - Conference Chair's Welcome and Logistics Speech - Kurt Ramin, XBRL International

PD 02 - XBRL Germany Welcome - Jörg Fuhrmann, XBRL Germany

PD 03 - Role, Achievements of Objectives of XBRL International and the Standards Board - Michael Ohata, John Turner, XBRL International

PD 04 - Keynote "Global Interactive Data" - Kathleen L. Casey, Commissioner, US SEC

PD 05 - Keynote "XBRL: Creating Value by Implementation of Standard Formats" - Dr. Mathias Büger, Deutsche Bank AG

PD 06 - Keynote "XBRL Spain Plans: New Impetus Strategy" - Sebastian Muriel, red.es

PD 07 - Keynote "IFRS & IFRS for SMEs and XBRL Working Together" - Robert Garnett, IFRIC

PD 08 - Panel session "Turning the vision into reality" - moderated by Mike Willis, PricewaterhouseCoopers

PD 10 - Keynote: "XBRL as a Tool for Supervision" - Arnoud Vossen, De Nederlandsche Bank

PD 11 - Keynote: "e-Reporting with XBRL for SMEs at DATEV" - Prof. Dieter Kempf, Datev eG

PD 12 - State of the Art Demonstration - hosted by Josef MacDonald, IASCF

PD 13 - Keynote: "Moving to Business Connectivity with Enterprise SOA" - Dr. Andrea Roesinger, SAP

PD 14 - "Tomorrow's Insights Today": the Global XBRL Academic Competition - Eric E. Cohen, PricewaterhouseCoopers

PD 15 - "Preparing XBRL Financial Statements without Error and without knowing XBRL" - Tadashi Shiozaki, Takara Printing of Japan

PD 16 - State of the Art Demonstration - hosted by Diane Mueller, JustSystems - Part 1

PD 16 - State of the Art Demonstration - hosted by Diane Mueller, JustSystems - Part 2 (10 minutes missing from the start)

15th XBRL International Conference gets underway in Munich, Germany

15th XBRL International Conference gets underway in Munich, Germany

June 4, 2007


Over 400 executives from more than 30 countries around the world are meeting with government regulatory authorities, stock exchange executives, leading financial services institutions, accounting and professional services firms and technology solution providers to further the global adoption of interactive data solutions like XBRL. The comprehensive Munich conference program spotlights discussions about how interactive data solutions like XBRL improve the business reporting process for companies of all sizes. Prominent regulators from the U.S. and several European countries will be featured speakers – their focus on how listed companies will leverage XBRL to submit regulatory filings accurately, efficiently, quickly and consistently. XBRL International is hosting the event June 3-7 at the Holiday Inn Centre City in Munich, Germany.

XBRL and RIXML sign Memorandum of Understanding

XBRL and RIXML sign Memorandum of Understanding

June 1, 2007


The Research Information EXchange Mark-up Language (RIXML) Consortium and XBRL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining their intent for mutual collaboration and cooperation.

XBRL Global Ledger SRCD Module released as Public Working Draft

XBRL Global Ledger SRCD Module released as Public Working Draft

May 23, 2007


The XBRL GL Working Group has published the first Public Working Draft of the SRCD module to address the linkage between ledger level and reporting level business information. Comments are invited from the public.

15th XBRL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN MUNICH JUNE 4-6, 2007 TO DISCUSS MANDATES BY GLOBAL REGULATORS FOR XBRL IN PUBLIC COMPANY FINANCIAL REPORTING

15th XBRL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN MUNICH JUNE 4-6, 2007 TO DISCUSS MANDATES BY GLOBAL REGULATORS FOR XBRL IN PUBLIC COMPANY FINANCIAL REPORTING

May 17, 2007


Leading Software Developers, Financial Institutions, Analyst Firms and Regulators Discuss Solutions to Help Companies Comply. Recently, the Financial Times announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will begin formalizing a new rule that would require all public companies in the United States to report financial information in XBRL.

Rivet Software Announces Completion of SEC Viewer

Rivet Software Announces Completion of SEC Viewer

May 14, 2007


Rivet Software announces the completion and delivery of the Interactive Financial Report Viewer to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This free, Web-based XBRL viewing and analysis application is designed to demonstrate to analysts and investors the interactive capabilities of XBRL documents filed through the SEC’s Voluntary Filing Program and can be accessed through the SEC web site (www.sec.gov).

Formula Working Group to hold public conference calls for reviewers of the Public Working Draft

Formula Working Group to hold public conference calls for reviewers of the Public Working Draft

February 22, 2007


Two teleconferences are to be hosted on March 1st, 2007 by the Formula Working Group of XBRL International to provide reviewers with an opportunity to ask questions about the first Public Working Draft of the XBRL Formula 1.0 Requirements and Specification that was made available recently.

Formula Working Group issue first Public Working Draft

Formula Working Group issue first Public Working Draft

February 1, 2007


The Formula Working Group have published the first Public Working Draft of the XBRL Formula 1.0 Requirements and Specification for public comment. Information sessions will be held by telephone conference call and will be announced shortly.

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