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2014-05-06 08:28:15

Exploring opportunities for businesses serving federal agencies and fund recipients NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US, the nonprofit consortium for XBRL reporting in the U.S., announced today that it will be conducting a free webinar to discuss the implications and opportunities presented by the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act, a bill mandating the use of a widely-used, nonproprietary data standard for reporting by federal agencies. The DATA Act was passed by...

2014-04-22 16:31:45

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US, the nonprofit consortium for XBRL reporting in the US, announced today the publication of a new online tool, the US GAAP Pension Analyzer which is available for free to public company reporting managers that runs a set of rules against the pension disclosure within an XBRL-formatted financial statement. A review of XBRL filings in the most recent quarter reveals that 32% of public companies had errors in their pension footnotes...

2014-04-11 16:23:01

NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US, the nonprofit consortium dedicated to XBRL reporting in the US, today congratulated the U.S. Senate for its passage of the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act, S. 994, a bill mandating the use of structured data standards for the reporting of all government expenditures. The bill was approved by unanimous consent and is slated to move to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. An earlier version of the bill was...

2014-01-30 12:24:39

Program to focus on data transparency in government, securities and banking WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL International, the global standards organization dedicated to improving business reporting, today announced that its 2014 conference, Better Data for Better Decisions, will be held in Orlando, Florida on June 9-11, 2014. The conference is hosted by XBRL US, the US consortium for business information reporting, which is a jurisdiction of XBRL International....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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