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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....

2013-01-17 08:31:19

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), Baruch College and XBRL US, today announced a complimentary, half-day conference, XBRL and Financial Analysis, to be held Wednesday, March 27, 2013 in New York City. The conference will feature keynote presentations by Agnes Grunfeld, CFA, Managing Director, GMI Ratings, and by Dan Gode, Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting at New York University's Stern School of Business. The...

2012-11-08 12:31:47

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US, the nonprofit consortium for XBRL reporting today announced topics and speakers in its free webinar series to educate and inform potential contestants in the XBRL Challenge, a contest for developers to build the next great analytical application that consumes XBRL SEC data. Entrants to the XBRL Challenge have an opportunity to win a $20,000 Grand Prize, are given database access and other tools to help them get educated on XBRL and ease the...

2012-10-18 15:25:57

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US announced today, plans for a ½ day conference on XBRL and Corporate Actions to be held on December 10, 2012 in New York City, which will be co-sponsored by the Asset Managers Forum of SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association). Topics covered will include results from a corporate actions pilot program and from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) implementation of XBRL for regulatory reporting. The conference...

2012-07-25 06:26:56

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US announced today the kickoff of the 2(nd) annual XBRL Challenge, a contest to discover the top open source analytical tools that can mine XBRL-formatted corporate financial data from the SEC's EDGAR database. The contest will award a $20,000 Grand Prize to the top two teams, individuals or organizations that submit the most useful and user-friendly application that conducts innovative analysis of public companies. The XBRL Challenge...

2012-07-16 06:28:35

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US today announced the introduction of a new one-day conference, the XBRL Data Forum, which will take place September 11, 2012 in Austin, Texas, and will be held in conjunction with the XBRL US national conference, Current Developments in XBRL Financial Reporting, September 10-12, 2012. The XBRL Data Forum program is designed to help technologists and developers gain a better understanding of XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language), how to...

2012-05-17 10:22:36

NEW YORK, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US announced today that it had published the second release of the Corporate Actions Taxonomy for public review and comment. The new release has been updated to accommodate the active ISO 20022 standard for Corporate Actions Announcements and to support the ongoing American Depositary Receipts (ADR) pilot. The Corporate Actions Taxonomy is a digital dictionary of terms that describe over 50 corporate actions announcements including dividends,...

2012-04-19 06:31:40

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US President and CEO Campbell Pryde testified today before the Human Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee at a hearing on the use of technology to better target benefits and eliminate waste, fraud and abuse. The hearing, conducted by Congressman Geoff Davis (R-KY), Chairman of the subcommittee, focused on data standardization efforts designed to increase the use of technology to improve the administration of public benefit...

2012-04-09 06:25:29

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XBRL US today announced plans for its annual conference, September 10-12, 2012 in Austin, TX, which will feature a keynote address by Mike Starr, Deputy Chief Accountant for Policy Support and Market Monitoring, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as intensive XBRL training sessions and updates on new developments in XBRL creation and use. Public company external reporting managers and auditors will learn from in-depth...