Track 5: How is XBRL Assisting the Investment Community?

Track Chairs: Ralf Frank, Sylvie Lepicier and Liv Watson

XBRL offers major benefits at all stages of the information supply chain where XBRL-tagged data can be reused and shared. The benefits are seen in automation; cost savings; faster, more reliable, and more accurate handling of data; improved analysis; and better quality of information for decision-making.

Who should attend this track?

  • Stock exchanges
  • Investors
  • Fund managers
  • Financial analysts
  • IR Officers
  • Securities regulators
  • Technology vendors
  • Consultants

For participants, this track session will:

  • Share best practices and pitfalls to avoid
  • Demonstrate how XBRL adds value across the information supply chain through case studies and working examples, with a focus on users or consumers of XBRL data
  • Suggest opportunities to utilize XBRL as a means to:
  • Increase institutional reach
  • Gain competitive advantages in transmitting information to investors
  • Improve transparency to make better investment decisions

What is expected from contributors, in terms of experience, sector….The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have real life implementations of the XBRL Infrastructure
  • Have ability to share Case Studies of XBRL usage
  • Have used XBRL for Investment & Financial Service
  • And/or have developed products or services for Investment &/or Financial Services


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