This Week at INATBA is a weekly mailing and website feature that highlights aspects of our work. This week, we take a closer look at two of our Task Forces. You can find more information under our Task Force link in the header above.

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This Week at INATBA is a new email and website series that will feature events, outputs and opportunities from INATBA. We kick this off with a closer look at the report recently published by our Privacy Working Group. For suggestions or ideas, please get in touch via our contact form.

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INATBA to Join Education-Focused EU CHAISE Initiative BRUSSELS, 30 November, 2020 — International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) has announced it has been awarded €224,356 over 4 years to help design the blockchain skills development strategy for the European Commission through its CHAISE initiative. Facing a Europe-wide shortage in blockchain expertise, the CHAISE consortium…

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In the third installment of our series on “Transacting beyond borders,” the INATBA Standards, Governance, and Interoperability Working Groups discussed the intercultural and multilingual barriers that standardisation communities must address when working across borders, as well as the importance of common lexicological standards as integral cornerstones of blockchain governance and interoperability. One of the current challenges…

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In May 2017, the total market capitalisation of Stablecoins was under 100m USD in value. Today that figure is equivalent to 24bn USD. With over 45 Central Banks conducting measurable testing of CBDCs today, the future of standard-issue currencies remains unknown. However, one thing is certain: several actors are currently working to shape this future.…

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By Marc Taverner, Executive Director of INATBA At the end of September, the European Commission introduced a far-reaching Digital Finance package with several legislative proposals regarding crypto-assets. The goal of this package was to build a “competitive EU financial sector that gives consumers access to innovative financial products, while ensuring consumer protection and financial stability.”…

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Brussels, 18 November 2020 – StandICT.Eu 2023, the ICT Standardisation Observatory and Support Facility in Europe, and INATBA (International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications), are joining forces with an MoU with the goal of bringing more European insights from the blockchain community to the European ICT Standards. StandICT.eu 2023’s mission is twofold: the first objective is to fund…

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Privacy Working Group of International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications Association Internationale sans but lucratif Avenue de Tervueren 188a/4 1150 Bruxelles Belgium 16th November 2020 Re: Draft Council Resolution on Encryption “Security through encryption and security despite encryption” This statement is being issued on behalf of the privacy working group of INATBA – International Association…

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