2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS8-5: TUESDAY MARCH 17, 2009, 3:50-5:00 p.m.

XBRL: Its Global Reach and Opportunities for Internal Audit

Yossef Newman, CPA
Director, Delloitte & Touche, LLP
  • Learn about the global adoption of XBRL by the world's largest regulators.
  • Hear a nontechnical description of XBRL and its benefits.
  • Learn how XBRL can benefit the internal audit function and provide real-time management information. 



Presenter Biography: Yossef Newman, CPA

Yossef Newman is an Audit Director and global project leader for XBRL at Deloitte.  He specializes in technology assisted auditing with a focus on the financial services industry.  During his career, Yossef has served a wide range of clients including brokerage and investment firms, government securities dealers and mortgage banking entities.  Yossef is also an active leader in the global development and adoption of XBRL.  He currently serves as a member of the Standards Board of XBRL International and as a member of the XBRL Quality Review Team of the International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation.   

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