Welcome on the EBPTF webpage!

EBPTF is the short name for the XBRL Europe Best Practices Task Force, that has been created in 2019 as a subgroup of the XBRL Europe association to extend Best Practices initiatives from XBRL International, applied to the ESEF (European Single Electronic Format).

EBPTF Chair: Roger Haddad ; Co-chairs: David Bell, Pierre Hamon


The Best Practice Board (BBPB) of XBRL international publishes guidance on creating and submitting digital reports, tagging data for submissions. The guidance relating to ESEF reports are:

iXBRL Tagging Features

Using the ESEF rules for anchoring extensions

EBPTF Guidance

Tagging of Footnotes and Parenthetical information in the statements [draft for comments] (This document is a review draft and we invite discussion and comments. Readers are invited to submit comments to Europe BPTF (hamon.pierre@etxetera.com or dbell@ubpartner.fr) by August 31, 2020.)  

EBPTF Meeting minutes

Nov 6, 2019 : BPTF-meeting-with-ESMA and proposed guidance

July 15, 2020 : 25th-XBRL-Europe-Digital-Week-ESEF: BPTF presentation