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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How governments can embrace solutions already at their shores to hasten economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic By Marc Taverner, Executive Director of INATBA Silicon Valley is, in its own right, one of the world’s most powerful places. There are entire generations that have been shaped by Facebook, Google, Uber, Netflix, and many more. These…

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Initiative will tackle standardisation gaps around energy trading using distributed ledger technologies  BRUSSELS, October 22, 2020 — The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) and the Global Observatory on Peer-to-Peer, Community Self-Consumption and Transactive Energy Models (GO-P2P), an Annex of the User-Centred Energy Systems Technology Collaboration Programme by the International Energy Agency, are launching…

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