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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...

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...

2012-07-31 06:30:27

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The XBRL Challenge is a contest to build the best open source analytical application that consumes XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) data from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) EDGAR system. Over 8,800 public companies now report their financial statements in XBRL format and the Challenge offers developers, technologists and academics the opportunity to gain valuable technical knowledge that can help their...

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...

2012-06-25 23:03:26

The Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) — The MACPA, representing its 9,000 members today launched its Center for Transparency, Performance Management, and Accountability using XBRL (TPMAx). The Center is designed as a collaborative community that will explore uses of structured financial data to help governments, businesses, not-for-profits, and standard setters decrease internal reporting costs and compliance burden, increase efficiency and transparency, and...

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...

2012-04-12 02:50:39

TORONTO, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - April 17th Luncheon in Calgary hosted by the Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada Date: April 17, 2012 Location: Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9th Avenue SW Calgary - Leduc Room Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Secure online registration is available here https://securegs.com/registerEvents.php?eID=2915 Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is an emerging technology...

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...

2012-03-26 02:30:19

TORONTO, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - April 17th Luncheon in Calgary hosted by the Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada Date: April 17, 2012 Location: Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9th Avenue SW Calgary - Leduc Room Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Secure online registration is available here https://securegs.com/registerEvents.php?eID=2915 Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is an emerging technology...

2012-03-21 02:28:03

TORONTO, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - April 17th Luncheon in Calgary hosted by the Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada Date: April 17, 2012 Location: Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9th Avenue SW Calgary - Leduc Room Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Secure online registration is available here https://securegs.com/registerEvents.php?eID=2915 Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is an emerging technology...