Browsing the "South Korea" Tag

Two Thirds of Korean Crypto Exchanges Fail Government Security Check

| Yogita Khatri

Only seven out of 21 South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges inspected got a full pass in a recent government security audit.

The Biggest Problem for ICOs? In 2018, It Was Their Own Investors

| Simon Seojoon Kim

Hashed CEO Simon Seojoon Kim looks at the inherent limitations of ICOs, in particular the belief that "anyone can invest in an initial project."

Court Win for Bithumb Exchange in Case of Crypto Investor’s $355K Hack

| Daniel Palmer

A South Korean court has ruled in favor of the Bithumb cryptocurrency exchange after a user sued the firm over a $355,000 hack.

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It’s Time for Local Governments to Break Blockchain’s Regulatory Gridlock

| Won Hee-ryong

How a South Korean governor is moving fast on blockchain, despite a slow national legislature.

Executives at Korean Crypto Exchange UPbit Indicted for Fraud

| Yogita Khatri

Three executives of UPbit, one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, have been formally charged by the country’s prosecutors.

South Korean Government Trials Blockchain for Shipping Efficiency Boost

| Yogita Khatri

Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain's potential to bring new efficiencies to port logistics.

South Korea Eyes More Reliable E-Voting With December Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

South Korea's National Election Commission says it is building a blockchain-based voting platform to be trialed in December.

Korean Lawyers Urge Government to Draw Up Blockchain Rules

| Yogita Khatri

The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to introduce blockchain regulations, ASAP.

In Korea’s Ruling Party, A Lawmaker Commits to Ending the ICO Ban

| Kim Byung Chul

A powerful new voice is standing up to South Korea's ICO ban.

South Korea’s Financial Watchdog Warns Investors Over Crypto Funds

| Yogita Khatri

South Korea's Financial Services Commission has warned the public to exercise caution when investing in cryptocurrency funds.