The Booming Power of DLTin the Agriculture Sector

The conflict in Ukraine has caused a serious crisis in the agriculture sector. Not only have Ukrainian farmland, machinery and livestock suffered critical damages – the situation in the region has also resulted in a massive decline in the supply of many food products and a global increase in food prices due to Ukraine’s crucial…

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Industry views on solutions for eID in Europe.
Event Follow-Up

On 8th July, the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) organised a panel discussion on the topic of Industry views on solutions for eID in Europe as part of a hybrid event Blockchain: A key enabler to innovation in Europe and the world organised in Brussels by the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum and…

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INATBA’s Position on DLT-Based CBDC Development

The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) welcomes the rising interest in and development of Central Bank Digital Currencies across the world. In July 2021 the European Central Bank (ECB) decided to launch a two-year investigation of the Digital Euro. The ECB is researching how a digital euro could be designed and distributed to…

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MiCA & TOFR Concluded – Measuring INATBA’s Impact

Finally, the world’s most impactful regulation on crypto assets is a reality! Over the past two years, INATBA has been active on the Markets in Crypto Asset Regulation (MiCA). This was arguably the most important regulation that the Finance WG has worked on during that time, since it is the first international regulatory regime that shall…

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TOFR Compliance Tools – How CASPs Can Achieve ML/TF Compliance

Solutions proposal by the INATBA Finance Working Group   The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body that has acted as the global money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) watchdog for over 30 years. FATF, which features over 200 jurisdiction and policy making organizations, sets international standards that aim to prevent these illegal…

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TFOFR – INATBA Second Response with Amendment Suggestions – Update

INATBA’s initial response on the AMLR was issued in March 2022. It featured three key obstacles for the proliferation of crypto assets set forth by the texts of the AML Package, and it focused primarily on the Transfer of Funds Regulation (TOFR) – more commonly known as the Travel Rule – which inscribes the Consumer…

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Blockchain & Metaverse: Why All the Hype? Event Follow-Up

INATBA hosted the first in a series of events on the topic of Metaverse, titled Blockchain & Metaverse: Why All the Hype?, exploring what opportunities as well as challenges and threats this new digital space brings. Attended by more than 120 representatives of the industry, public sector and the academia, the session was introduced by…

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Ricardo Simões Becomes INATBA’s New Executive Director

The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) today announced it has selected Ricardo Simões as its new Executive Director, following former-ED Marc Taverner’s decision to return to the private sector. As its Executive Director, Simões will work to ensure that INATBA continues its growth as the global convener of the blockchain ecosystem, bringing together…

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INATBA’s Privacy Working Group Publishes 2021–2022 Edition of the Report on Data Privacy Regulations in the Blockchain Ecosystem

Find the report download form at the bottom of this page Around the globe, different privacy-related regulations apply, but how do these various regulations impact blockchain technology? Which jurisdictions are the most favourable for technology applications and which are the most limiting? Through the involvement of leading international privacy experts, the Privacy Working Group of…

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