XBRL International, the consortium working toward global adoption of Extensible Business Reporting Language, said that it would form a standards board to upgrade its technical materials and to oversee and monitor their production.The consortium said that it would formally establish the board over the upcoming months, and has appointed Michael Ohata of Microsoft Corp. as founding standards board chair and issued a call for nominations to other positions. Ohata serves as controller of reporting standards for Microsoft finance at the technology conglomerate.

Until all seats on the board have been filled, the consortium will set up an interim board.

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