LBA Becomes an Affiliate Member of the Blockchain Research Institute


The Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA) is partnering with the Canada-based Blockchain Research Institute (BRI). As an Affiliate Member of the BRI, LBA joins a global community of blockchain innovators, experts, builders, and thought leaders. Becoming a BRI member is a logical next step in the operationalisation of LBA’s Roadmap 2025 and the ambitious goals set there in the area of digitalisation. 

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is an independent, global think-tank dedicated to inspiring and preparing private- and public-sector leaders to be the catalysts of the blockchain transformation. Funded by international corporations and government agencies, the BRI brings together the world’s leading thinkers to undertake ground-breaking research on the strategic implications of blockchain technology, producing practical insights to help its member organizations succeed. With a member community spanning 90+ of the world’s leading enterprises, governments, associations, and technology platforms, the BRI program offers a suite of services to its members, including research deliverables, courses, webinars, executive briefings, events, and other exclusive activities.

“Decentralized ledger technologies have far-reaching implications for all industries and especially the banking sector. At the Blockchain Research Institute, we are pleased to partner with the Liechtenstein Bankers Association, a leading voice in the banking sector that is actively embracing digital innovation. We look forward to working closely with Affiliate Members like Liechtenstein Bankers Association, as we expand the scope of our program and launch new partnerships around the world,” said Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute.

“We are thrilled to become an Affiliate Member of the BRI. At the LBA, we are convinced that blockchain will completely transform the way we do business in the future as well as the financial services industry. In order to stay ahead of the curve, it will be key to know and understand the tools and processes to navigate, accelerate, and lead the blockchain revolution. The BRI is the leading think tank worldwide. With its global team of experts and their insights in blockchain strategies, market opportunities, and implementation challenges, the BRI will support us in the ongoing digital transformation,” said Simon Tribelhorn, CEO of the Liechtenstein Bankers Association.

About the LBA

Established in 1969, the Liechtenstein Bankers Association is the domestic and international voice of the banks operating in and out of Liechtenstein. It is one of the country’s most significant associations and plays a key role in the successful development of the financial centre. Member interests are pursued in accordance with the principles of sustainability and credibility. As a member of the European Banking Federation (EBF), the European Payments Council (EPC) and the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum (EPFSF), the Liechtenstein Bankers Association is a member of key committees at the European level and plays an active role in the European legislation process. Since 2017, the LBA has also been a member of the Public Affairs Council (PAC) with offices in Washington and Brussels and since 2018 of the international network ‘Financial Centres for Sustainability’ (FC4S)

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The Roadmap 2025 is available at in PDF format and in a supplementary graphical format