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SEE THE WEBINAR RECORDED HERE. The First Ordinary General Assembly of  OpenFiling non-for-profit Association was held in the Bank of Italy, Rome, September 5, 2011 at 15:00 UTC. The following documents were approved:

  1. Ignacio Boixo: President. Spain, EuroFiling Co-coordinator, XBRL Spain
  2. Yoshiaki Wada: Vice-president. Japan, XII Board of Directors, XBRL Japan
  3. Igor Sakuma: Secretary. Peru, Head of IT, Banking/Insurance Supervision
  4. Colm O hAonghusa: Member (Alt. Secretary). Ireland, EuroFiling Secretary
  5. Herm Fischer: Member. USA, XBRL Standards Board, XBRL Formulae Chair
  6. Diane Mueller: Member. Canada, XBRL Best Practices Board
  7. Tushar Das. Member. India, XBRL filing project, Reserve Bank of India
  8. Allyson Ugarte: Member. USA, XBRL taxonomies developer
  9. Eduardo González: Member. Spain, IT entrepreneur

The speakers on the Assembly were Olivier Servais (Nominations Committee Chair), Yoshiaki Wada (Vice-President) and Ignacio Boixo (President).

After the Assembly, the following topics were presented:

  • Proof of concept tool converting flat files into XBRL instance documents, with FINREP examples in both Data Centric and Moderately Dimensional architectures.
  • Research in conversion from XBRL to RDBMS (Relational Databases)
  • User friendship and language translation in the open source validator and viewer Arelle tool.



Current legal status: Openfiling non-for-profit association has been registered on 2011-07-08 as an international non-for-profit association of individuals, with the number 32.378 in the Community of Madrid, Spain.

Meeting in London on March 30, 2011, at 13:00 hours, all the individuals which are detailed below:

(If corporate: name and representative)
Ignacio Boixo (Spain)
Victor Morilla (Spain)
Javi Mora (Spain)
Herm Fisher (U.S.A.)
Katrin Schmehl (Germany)
Eric Jarry (France)
(and many others by e-mail)


1 .- To establish an association, under Article 22 of the (Spanish) Constitution and in accordance with the Organic Law 1 / 2002 of March 22, to be named OpenFiling Association. (Remember that the name must be identical in its entirety, including acronyms, which appears in Article 1 of the Bylaws, as well as in the rest of the documentation)

2 .- To approve the Bylaws by which to govern the Association, which was read in this act and approved unanimously by the meeting.

3 .- To appoint the members of the governing and representative body composed of (at least 3 members in the audience):
President: Mr. / Ms. Ignacio Boixo
Secretary: Mr. / Ms. Javi Mora
Vice-president (where applicable): Mr. / Ms. Victor Morilla
Treasurer (if any): Mr. / Ms                 Members (where applicable): Mr. / Ms

And no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 13:05 pm on day of date.

Original signature of all participants in the 2 copies of the Founding Act

(Note: This is a translation of the original minutes in Spanish. According to the Spanish Law, the first meeting of any new Association shall follow a predefined agenda, and the signed minutes shall be filed in the Registry of Associations. In order to simplify the official procedure, the three people present in the founding meeting, who live in Madrid, are the acting Board -three people minumum-. Once the Association became officially registered, a regular Board will be elected. No Treasurer was appointed as OpenFiling do not need funds to operate).