We are delighted to announce that Hans Buysse will be taking up the role of Chairperson of the XBRL International Board of Directors. Robert Tarola will swap seats with Hans and shift into the Vice Chair role. Hans brings a wealth of experience to the role with extensive knowledge of financial analysis, M&A and structured […]
This week the XBRL International Board of Directors has voted to formally rescind the Financial Reporting Taxonomies Architecture (FRTA) recommendation. The FRTA was a no-longer relevant 2005 recommendation on taxonomy design, predating more relevant experience and the 2006 Dimensions specification. It was a guidance document which had been left behind by a decade of real-world […]
XBRL International held a Member Assembly meeting yesterday, with reports on strategy, current goals, objectives and initiatives, technical developments in the XBRL 2.1 stack of specifications and the Open Information Model as well as enhancements to official Guidance. Want to know more about the next steps for the Open Information Model? Better still, would you […]
XBRL International staff with guest speaker, Bas Groenveld, hosted a Member Assembly meeting on 13 June 2019. Member Assembly meetings are a great opportunity for our members to learn the latest updates on the consortium, the standard and more. The presentations included: CEO Report from John Turner, CEO Standards Update from Paul Warren, Technical Director […]
GLEIF Annual Report demonstrates conversion from Adobe Indesign, ESEF taxonomy multi-lingual capabilities.
Labels are an essential part of an XBRL taxonomy, providing human-readable descriptions of the tags that it defines. XBRL provides a very flexible and powerful mechanism for defining labels, supporting labels of different types and in different languages. In order to help taxonomy creators define labels in a clear and consistent manner, the XBRL […]
At the 2018 Data Amplified conference in Dubai, we presented some samples that show how Inline XBRL documents can be both interactive and design-led. These reports are aesthetically indistinguishable from PDF reports but far more useful. We have now published a code repository containing details of how we produced these samples. We believe this will serve […]
We recently reported the release of our new interactive directory of XBRL projects. The directory is a snapshot of XBRL implementations around the world and includes links to underlying legislation, announcements or regulation for most of the projects listed. We have now added links to supporting resources such as taxonomies, technical documentation and filing instructions for the majority of […]
This week XBRL International has published a new interactive directory to all of the XBRL projects that we are currently aware of around the world.
The XBRL Standards Board has approved as a Candidate Recommendation the Extensible Enumerations 2.0 specification. This modular extension to the XBRL standard builds upon the functionality added by earlier versions of the Extensible Enumerations standard, and provides taxonomy authors with the ability to create concepts and dimensions that take either a single value or multiple values from a predefined […]