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CoreFiling's Professional Services Director, Ian Hicks, assumes chairmanship of XII Best Practices Board

Oxford, 18th November, 2013. Ian Hicks, Director of Professional Services at CoreFiling, has been appointed Chair of the XBRL International Inc. (XII) Best Practices Board (BPB).

As part of XII, the consortium that oversees the XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) specifications, the BPB is responsible for promoting the adoption of XBRL by developing and publishing best practice guidelines, support and training materials and for offering guidance and support.

For example, the BPB recently sponsored a series of educational seminars, hosted a data consumption symposium and published a series of papers offering advice and guidance on taxonomy recognition, XBRL implementation and use of XBRL for non-financial reporting.

Ian formally assumes his new role at the XII Member Assembly taking place on 18th November, 2013.