One of the Middle East's largest banking groups is partnering with the central bank of the United Arab Emirates on a blockchain trial focused on bank check fraud.
Emirates NBD first waded into the ... Read More
Emirates Islamic Bank, part of the wider Emirates NBD group, is formally integrating blockchain into its paper checks.
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