Thursday, April 09, 2009

XBRL Canada Webinar: Regulatory Filing for Canadian Companies in the Face of XBRL and IFRS

IROs, Financial Communicators and XBRL Members Are Encouraged to Attend Free Online Event April 15 Featuring Experts from the SEC and CSA

TORONTO, ONTARIO—(Marketwire – Apr. 8, 2009) - - XBRL Canada will host an interactive webinar April 15 to discuss the impact of XBRL and IFRS adoption on the regulatory environment for Canadian companies as seen by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA).

The event features prominent speakers from the SEC, the CSA and the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) Foundation (creators of the IFRS XBRL taxonomy), and is a must attend for IROs, Canadian cross-listed companies, other Canadian public companies, investment analysts and advisors.


DATE: Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 12:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern


- ‘The Impact of New SEC Rules on Canada’, Stephen Sadoski, SEC, 12:00 – 12:20 pm

- ‘Canadian Companies, Cross-listed and Others’, Andrew Lowe, CSA/OSC, 12:20 – 12:40 pm

- ‘The Impact of IFRS on XBRL Adoption, the IFRS Taxonomy’, Olivier Servais, IASC Foundation, 12:40 – 1:00 pm

- ‘How to Prepare Filings – In-house’, Speaker TBA, 1:00 – 1:30 pm

- ‘How to Prepare Filings – Outsourcing’, Wasim Thaha, TNT Filings, 1:30 – 2:00 pm


- CNW Group, John Mania, CNW Group, 2:00 – 2:30 pm

- TNT Filings, Wasim Thaha, TNT Filings, 2:30 – 3:00 pm

- Bowne & Co., Mike Boyle, Bowne & Co., 3:00 – 3:30 pm

- Clarity Systems, TBA, 3:30 – 4:00 pm

REGISTRATION: There is no charge for this event. Interested parties need only send their name, company name and email to XBRL Canada’s Project Director, Gerald Trites via email at or

WEBINAR ACCESS: Login and access information will be sent to attendees upon registration; the webinar makes use of Lotus Sametime, augmented by conference call.

ARCHIVED MATERIAL: Presentation materials and links to an audio archive wil be made available on the XBRL Canada website following the event.

About XBRL Canada

XBRL Canada is a not-for-profit consortium of leading Canadian companies and organizations, whose role is to create and maintain XBRL taxonomies based on Canadian reporting standards, to increase the awareness, knowledge and understanding of XBRL and its uses in Canada, and to stimulate and promote the adoption of XBRL in Canada.

For more information, please contact
XBRL Canada
Jerry Trites
Project Director
(416) 602-3931


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