As reported by The Korea Times on December 10th 2018, South Korea’s second largest bank, Shinhan Bank, are to implement blockchain technologies. The initiative comes as the bank wish to improve efficiency and decrease human error with regards to internal processes.
Malaysia’s Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng, recently announced that the government is set to implement its new regulatory policy regarding cryptocurrencies and ICOs in early 2019.
Seven EU member states have recently released a declaration calling to promote the use of Distributed Ledger Technology, citing the trust-based tech as a “potential game changer”.
Following the launch of Zcash (ZEC) support on its Pro trading platform on November 29th, Coinbase has now added support for the privacy-based cryptocurrency, making it available to retail customers on coinbase.com and their respective Android and iOS apps.