This is a listing of XBRL news from around the world. If you have news that you would like to share, please send it to us.
June 8, 2007
The Research Information EXchange Mark-up Language (RIXML) Consortium has become a provisional XBRL jurisdiction.
The step was approved by the RIXML.org Consortium Steering Committee and the XBRL International Steering Committee (ISC). The XBRL Provisional Jurisdictional status was provided in recognition of the RIXML.org efforts and to streamline the business reporting supply chain and expand collaboration efforts with the XBRL community members.
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
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
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)
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.
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
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.
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).
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.