XBRL Charters Best Practices Board


FINANCIAL REPORTING 

T he XBRL International Steering Committee announced the formation of the XBRL International Best Practices Board (BPB), charged with the production, dissemination and improvement of XBRL work products to assist with the implementation and usage of XBRL specifications.

The XBRL Nominations Committee hopes to fill the board with a mix of seven experts in XBRL program management, regulatory reporting management, financial analysis and software; all members must have a record of working in international settings, as well as negotiation and strategic planning skills.

The BPB Charter, approved on March 4, can be found at www.xbrl.org/GoverningDocuments .

Source: www.xbrl.org .

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