Symbol Snapshot happened at approx 04:26 UTC on 12 March at a block height of 3,105,500.
Decentralization goes right to the very core of NEM and how the ecosystem operates. It helps reduce and eventually removes the need for trust; in a decentralised ecosystem everyone can verify for themselves, if they wish to.
On January 26th 2021, NEM announced a partnership with Nikkei Sangyo Kokokusha, part of the Nikkei Group. The partnership brings a new relationship and opportunities, as NEM in Japan will work with Nikkei Sangyo Kokokusha to build the NEM brand and support the launch of Symbol.