South Korea

Samsung SDS Tackles Blockchain Adoption Concerns With New Services

The IT subsidiary of South Korean tech giant Samsung is launching three new products aimed at addressing clients worries about…

Polish Bank Verifies Documents With Ethereum Blockchain

Alior Bank, a bank based in Warsaw, Poland, is using the public Ethereum blockchain to authenticate its clients’ documents, according…

Samsung to Seek Collaboration With Platform Firms on Blockchain Innovation and 6G

The vice chairman of South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung says the firm will seek to collaborate with platform companies…

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update T&Cs to Accept Liability for Hacks

A number of South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for…

5 South Korean Crypto Exchanges Take On New Responsibility for User Losses

Five cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea have increased their liability to users in line with demands from regulators. Local English-language…

Appetite for Blockchain Tech Builds Among Korean Banks, but Without Crypto

In recent weeks, major South Korean financial institutions have rolled out a number of services incorporating blockchain technology, especially in…

Conglomerates’ Deep Pockets Continue Blockchain Growth in S Korea Despite Crypto Ban

Unlike in other countries, where startups are at the heart of blockchain development, the South Korean blockchain landscape has “chaebols,”…

Korea: Former Financial Regulator Deputy Governor to Serve as Blockchain Association Chief

The former deputy governor of South Korea’s financial regulator, the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), has been nominated to lead the…

Major Korean Bank Signs MoU With Atomics Lab to Explore Crypto Asset Management

Major South Korean commercial lender KB Kookmin Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with blockchain technology firm Atomics Lab…

Korea’s Biggest Bank Is Preparing to Custody Digital Assets

KB Kookmin, the largest bank in South Korea, is preparing launch a digital asset custody offering. According to a report…

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