Web 3.0 Utility and Skills for Success: INATBA Education Working Group releases Adapt and Flourish report

Brussels, May 3rd 2023 – The Education Working Group of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) released its latest report titled Adapt and Flourish: Web 3.0 Utility & Required Skills for Individuals, which provides practical guidance on adapting to the rapidly evolving blockchain industry. The report, which is available for download through the…

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INATBA Elected Its New Board of Directors

INATBA is pleased to announce that it elected its new Board of Directors: Yves de Beauregard (Fujitsu) Sebastian Becker (thebrainbehind GmbH) Max Bernt (Blockpit) Nadia Filali (Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations) Jan Klesla (Blockchain Republic Institute) Ravindra Kumar (Incrreda) Thomas Nägele (NÄGELE Attorneys at Law LLC) Mariana de la Roche (IOTA) Tareq Shaheen (Eastnets) Joerg…

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INATBA’s Position on Directive of Administrative Cooperation (DAC8)


INATBA members welcome the Directive of Administrative Cooperation (DAC8) and are happy to establish a public position on the most recent amendment to extend the scope of existing rules to cover the exchange of information on crypto-assets across the EU.  The lack of such guidance makes it difficult to detect non-compliant taxpayers and poses risks…

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INATBA Launches Task Force to Drive the Future of Digital Credentials!


This initiative will address mutual support, privacy, self-sovereignty, and interoperability for digital credentials across borders providing a clear vision for the road ahead. BRUSSELS, BELGIUM — March 15, 2023 — The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) is proud to announce the launch of a Task Force dedicated to Digital Credentials and their massive potential…

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Open Letter for the preservation of the Electronic Ledger’s provisions in eIDAS 2

On February 9th 2023, the ITRE Committee adopted a version of the eIDAS 2 proposal that no longer contains Section 11 on Electronic Ledgers as a regulated trust service. The intended and necessary technological neutrality of the file seems to have been the rationale for the withdrawal of these essential provisions. This unfortunate withdrawal neglects…

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Historic First Edition of INATBA Awards Honours Blockchain Excellence with Groundbreaking NFT Awards

Brussels, February 2, 2023 – The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) turned heads at the recent INATBA Awards Gala, taking place on January 31, 2023, in the heart of Brussels. It honoured the Top Contributors, Special Awards recipients, and Most Exciting Projects of 2023. INATBA made history by presenting the awards using cutting-edge Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs),…

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Vote For The Most Exciting Projects 2023 – INATBA AWARDS

INATBA Awards look to acknowledge and celebrate projects across the globe that are making a positive impact using blockchain/distributed ledger technologies. The Award for the Most Exciting Project of 2023 will be awarded in five categories: DeFi, ReFi, Social Innovation, Education and Corporate Innovation.  Members of INATBA can vote for the winner in each category.…

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INATBA Welcomes the Financial Stability Board Recommendations on GSC and Crypto-Asset Activities and Markets

INATBA welcomes FSB's Recommendations on GSC and Crypto-asset Activities and Markets.

The Financial Stability Board proposal covers all necessary risks found within crypto-asset activities that should be addressed at the moment, but additional risks and operations exist that do not threaten financial stability. Crypto-asset activities that fit the “Same Activities, Same Risks, Same Rules” principle should be held to the same regulatory standards, but operations that…

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INATBA Welcomes the General Approach Reached by the European Council on the Upcoming European Identity Framework and Wallet

Brussels, December 14th – The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) welcomes the European Councils’ agreement on a shared position on the proposal for a Regulation amending Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 to establish a framework for a European Digital Identity (eIDAS). We are glad to see that the legislative process is moving forward now,…

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