As a neighborhood information outlet Korea JoongAng Each day reported on October 7, KB Kookmin said that blockchain know-how may provide a spread of advantages to the monetary sector, together with the issuance of digital Coins, financing, custody providers and commerce.
Proactive strategy to blockchain acceptance
As for the financial institution itself, it plans to make use of decentralized ledger know-how to fight cash laundering, improve verification providers, custody providers and token presents. Lee Woo-yeol, CIO at KB Kookmin, mentioned the financial institution ought to take a proactive strategy to blockchain know-how and said:
“We see blockchain as a significant wave that may disrupt funds sooner or later. We should be prepared for the second when various kinds of belongings change into tokens, though we don't know when that shall be. "
KB Kookmin & # 39; s expertise with blockchain and cryptocurrency
KB Kookmin launched in June signed a memorandum of understanding with blockchain know-how firm Atomrigs Lab to collectively develop digital asset administration providers that make the most of Atomrigs Lab know-how and KB Kookmin Financial institution's inner management infrastructure and information safety applied sciences.
The financial institution was beforehand supervised by the Korean Monetary Supervision Service (FSS), when the supervisor criticized the administration of KB Kookmin and Nonghyup Financial institution. The FSS said that there was an issue with the so-called "suspicious transaction extraction customary of Kookmin Financial institution's digital forex processing actions."