XBRL US Announces Results from XBRL Preparedness Survey

XBRL US, the XML standard setter for business information reporting in the U.S., announced today that public companies are heeding the advice to “start early” in preparing for XBRL adoption, according to a joint survey with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). 73% of respondents said that they have begun preparations for adoption […more]


National Conference 2013

Current Developments in XBRL Financial Reporting – Implementing Best Practice for Public Companies & Auditors September 23 – 25 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV with over 14 CPE in Accounting Field of Study Join public company preparers and auditors for two intensive days of training and education on XBRL for SEC reporting, plus […more]


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the XBRL US GAAP Certificate Program? Why should I participate? Is the Certificate program available to both CPAs and other accounting professionals who are not CPAs? What level of knowledge should I possess prior to starting the Certificate program? What other resources are included with the Certificate program? How long will it take […more]


XBRL Challenge

The XBRL Challenge was a contest held in 2013 and 2012 to discover the top open source analytical tools that can mine XBRL-formatted corporate financial data from the SEC’s EDGAR database. The contest awarded $20,000 Grand Prizes in each year to the contestants submitting the most useful and user-friendly application conducting innovative analysis of public companies. The 2013 winner was […more]


National Conference 2012

Current Developments in XBRL Financial Reporting – Training and Best Practice for Public Companies & Auditors September 10 – 12 at the Downtown Hilton in Austin, Texas Earn Over 14 CPE in NASBA’s Accounting Field of Study Join public company preparers and auditors for two intensive days of training and education on XBRL for SEC […more]


National Conference 2011

Highlights of the 2011 National Conference included: Mike Starr, Deputy Chief Accountant for Policy Support and Market Monitoring, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission keynote address Keynote address from Frank Brod, Chief Accounting Officer, Microsoft Corporation Practical, interactive sessions on complying with the SEC mandate – developing detailed footnote tags, managing assurance and validation, bringing XBRL […more]


National Conference 2010

XBRL US National Conference 2010 – The Path to Transparency Conference at a glance – (PDF) Find out how the XBRL technology standard can enable accountability in the corporate, government and nonprofit worlds by increasing transparency and usability of information. Learn about real-world practical applications and how XBRL can affect change. Transparency can be defined […more]


National Conference 2009

Welcome to the first XBRL US National Conference: Financial Reporting – Advancing Transparency and Transforming the Dialogue! This summer kicked off the biggest implementation of XBRL in the United States with the requirement from the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) for public companies to submit XBRL-tagged financial statements. This 1½ day conference will help you […more]