XBRL is the open international standard for digital business reporting, managed by a global not for profit consortium, XBRL International. We are committed to improving reporting in the public interest. XBRL is used around the world, in more than 50 countries. Millions of XBRL documents are created every year, replacing older, paper-based reports with more useful, more effective and more accurate digital versions.

Mr. Hans Buysse, EFFAS Board member, represents EFFAS in the Europe Board of Directors that serves as the primary Governing Body of the Corporation as a not-for-profit membership corporation under Delaware General Corporation Law. The Board of Directors is comprised of senior leaders and experts with broad international experience in financial, business and regulatory reporting, accounting and standard setting. The Board advises and assists in executing strategic opportunities, identifies critical regulatory and accounting convergence trends for which the XBRL standard could be used as a solution, and develops long-term growth and sustainability strategies for the XBRL consortium.