Dubai Economy and Emirates NBD go live with the UAE KYC Blockchain Platform

SourceEmirates 24/7
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Dubai Economy and Emirates NBD announced the go-live of the UAE KYC (Know-Your-Customer) Blockchain Platform, an initiative which facilitates secure digital customer onboarding, instant bank account functionality and sharing of verified KYC data between licencing authorities and financial institutions via advanced distributed blockchain technology. This market-leading initiative is powered by norbloc, a global leader in blockchain KYC technology. The initiative, which was first announced in February 2020, is set to become a nationwide ecosystem for an exchange of verified KYC data. The project is fully supported by Smart Dubai and the Central Bank of UAE who play a key regulatory role in the initiative. Meanwhile, the Commercial Bank of Dubai, ADCB, HSBC, and RAKBANK are also set to go live very soon. "We are very proud to announce that the UAE more...