JPMorgan to Develop Payment Blockchain System for Siemens: Report

The two companies have said this would be a first-of-its-kind application.

AccessTimeIconDec 20, 2021 at 2:21 p.m. UTC
Updated Dec 20, 2021 at 9:14 p.m. UTC

Jamie Crawley is a CoinDesk news reporter based in London.

Wall Street bank JPMorgan Chase has partnered with German industrial group Siemens to develop a blockchain-based system for payments, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

  • The system will be used to automatically transfer money (in U.S. dollars for the time being with euros to be supported next year) between Siemens’ own accounts.
  • The application would be geared toward the automation of the various actions required in the recording and verification of payments, the report added.
  • The infrastructure uses JPMorgan’s blockchain unit Onyx, of which Siemens is the first anchor client.
  • The U.S. banking giant has a pipeline of clients for the Onyx system, said Naveen Mallela, Onyx’s global head of coin systems. The infrastructure will take programmable payments beyond current uses like direct debits and standing orders, Mellela said.
  • This development represents the growing appetite among the world’s major institutions to harness blockchain technology to improve the efficiency and cost of their day-to-day operations.

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