Digital Financial Reporting Hub by XBRL Europe

To facilitate an anticipated adoption of ESMA’s ESEF rules, technologies & tools, XBRL Europe offers this ESEF Digital Financial Reporting Hub.

The European Single Electronic Format (ESEF/iXBRL) is the electronic reporting format in which issuers on EU regulated markets prepare their annual financial reports from 1st January 2020 for early adopters and on a mandatory baiss all over the European Union form 1st January 2021.



Find information on the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) on the ESMA ESEF page and the EC TD page. Read the consolidated ESEF Regulation : EU 2019/815 modified including the latest changes (EU) 2022/352 of 19 November 2021 (2021 taxonomy update, published on 7 March 2022).
Also join the ESMA ESEF group in the fizReg hub for ESEF regwatch.



Access the ESEF taxonomy that defines the shared tags to describe the data published in ESEF annual reports. Also access other taxonomies such as the IFRS taxonomy.


View webinars to learn how to prepare or read ESEF/iXBRL reports. Or publish such webinars.
View videos from the latest events about ESEF : Plenary April 21 UseCases April 21
 Plenary November 21 Digital Day March 22 Plenary June 22
Read articles by our members about ESEF and iXBRL.



Consult a list of tools and services for preparing or reading ESEF/iXBRL reports. Since 23rd March 2019, ESMA has published an ESEF Conformance Suite to which those tools may be tested.

REVIEW PRESENTATIONS given during the XBRL Europe ESEF Digital Day in March 2022 and during the XBRL Europe Summer Days in June 2022

The ESEF Digital Hub has been opened on 12 November 2018 by the XBRL Europe Community present at the XBRL International DataAmplified Conference in Dubai and has been since regularly updated. ESEF Tools list last update on 21st July 2022. ESEF Regulation and taxonomy last update on 9th March 2022.

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