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28 May 2013

Policy Perspectives: XBRL: More Work Before Universal Acceptance (Video)

Posted In: XBRL

Regulators around the world have been adding XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) reporting requirements for public companies over the past few years. However, this new source of electronic information has not yet grabbed the attention of the investment community.

In this interview, Glenn Doggett, CFA, director of standards of practice at CFA Institute and Jim Allen, CFA, head of capital markets policy at CFA Institute, discuss the current state of play and changes that should lead to increased acceptance of XBRL by users of financial information.

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About the Author(s)
Glenn Doggett, CFA

Glenn Doggett, CFA, was a director of professional standards for CFA Institute. His responsibilities included providing member guidance in applying the ethics and standards of practice policies, supporting related educational and public awareness activities, and working with the Standards of Practice Council of CFA Institute on its initiatives. He was a co-host of the free, live, interactive webinars used by CFA Institute to promote ethical decision making and global best practices. Previously, Mr. Doggett, as a member of the CFA Institute Financial Reporting Policy Group, represented membership interests regarding reporting and disclosures initiatives, including XBRL. Prior to joining CFA Institute, he worked in the financial information sector with SNL Financial, where he focused on the real estate and energy industries, directing the development and maintenance of a financial data storage system. Mr. Doggett holds a BA in economics from the University of Virginia. He was awarded the CFA charter in 2006 and is a member of CFA Society Virginia.

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