Browsing the "South Korea" Tag

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.

South Korea to Decide on ICO Legality in November, Official Says

| Wolfie Zhao

The South Korean government will decide in November whether it will again permit initial coin offerings in the country.

Seoul Mayor Plans $100 Million Fund to Build Blockchain Smart City

| Wolfie Zhao

The mayor of Seoul plans to invest $100 million over the next five years to develop the South Korean capital as a smart city powered by blockchain.

South Korea’s Policy Chief Calls for Legalization of ICOs

| Daniel Palmer

The chairman of South Korea's National Policy Committee has called for the legalization of ICOs at a meeting of the National Assembly.

South Korea’s Largest Venture Firm Backs First Blockchain Startup

| Christine Kim

Korea Investment Partners, the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, just invested in its first blockchain startup.

LG’s Mobile Arm to Trial Blockchain Payments for Overseas Travelers

| Daniel Palmer

South Korean telco LG Uplus is to trial a blockchain-based mobile payment service aimed to let travelers save fees when shopping abroad.

Korea Taps Samsung’s Blockchain Tech to Fight Customs Fraud

| Wolfie Zhao

South Korea's Customs Service is looking to adopt Samsung's blockchain tech to launch a decentralized exports clearance system.

Korean Financial Watchdogs Probing Blockchain Firms Over ICO Activity

| Daniel Palmer

South Korean regulators are contacting local blockchain startups as part of an investigation into initial coin offerings, according to CoinDesk Korea.