Monday, July 07, 2008


In the "it never hurts to develop new skills" department: The AICPA is offering a two-day seminar (July 22-23) on understanding and applying the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), which the SEC is requiring public companies to use in their financial reporting. Arleen Thomas, AICPA's senior vice president for member competency and development, calls XBRL "a a significant emerging issue for preparers.

Details about the seminar are here (pdf).
Some background on XBRL is here.

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