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Business 23 May 2019
Japan to strengthen crypto AML, KYC laws and look hard at exchanges
Japan doesn’t want to be embarrassed by lax crypto laws again, and they will set a new example for the world to follow.
Business 24 April 2019
2 crypto exchanges in Japan raided over ‘internal oversight’ fears
Huobi Japan and Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange were inspected by members of the Financial Services Agency after the firms undertook significant restructuring, according to reports.
Business 22 April 2019
Japan crypto exchanges may need better ‘cold wallet’ oversight
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will require cryptocurrency exchanges to strengthen oversight over cold wallet storage, according to reports.
Business 11 April 2019
Japan’s Financial Services Agency calls BTC ‘not virtual currency’
Bitcoin Core (BTC) has become ineffective for payments, due to slow processing times and high transaction fees, relative to other Bitcoin payment solutions, such as Bitcoin SV.
Business 4 April 2019
Japan finds new tech unicorn in crypto trading platform Liquid
Japanese crypto trading platform Liquid has officially hit unicorn status, now with a valuation of over $1 billion following its Series C funding round.
Business 29 March 2019
Another crypto exchange gets green light from Japan regulators
DeCurret Co. Ltd. has successfully completed the application process to become registered as a virtual currency exchange service provider in Japan.
Business 27 March 2019
Rakuten relaunches crypto exchange, wallet under new license
Japanese retail giant Rakuten has been awarded a license to operate a cryptocurrency exchange, after relaunching its exchange service as Rakuten Wallet.
Business 20 March 2019
Japan announces crackdown on cryptocurrency margin trading
Lawmakers in Japan have announced new measures around cryptocurrency margin trading, in the latest tranche of legislation designed to structure domestic digital asset markets.
Business 18 January 2019
Huobi launches regulated crypto exchange in Japan
Singapore cryptocurrency exchange group Huobi has announced the launch of Huobi Japan, a regulated and fully licensed cryptocurrency exchange, following a recent merger with BitTrade.
Business 20 December 2018
Hacked exchange Coincheck approved for Japanese crypto license: report
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has been awarded a crypto license by the Financial Services Agency (FSA), according to reports.
Business 4 December 2018
To protect investors, Japan plans to regulate ICOs
Japan’s chief financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), will reportedly roll out a new set of regulations targeting initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the country.
Business 31 October 2018
Stablecoins are not cryptocurrencies, Japan’s FSA confirms
The Financial Services Agency (FSA) has said that stablecoins are not virtual currencies under the definition provided in the Payment Services Act, in a statement that could have profound effects on how stablecoins are regulated in Japan.