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Hacked exchange Coincheck approved for Japanese crypto license: report

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.

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To protect investors, Japan plans to regulate ICOs

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.

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Stablecoins are not cryptocurrencies, Japan’s FSA confirms

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.

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Japan FSA reportedly considering caps for crypto margin trading

Business 26 October 2018

Japan FSA reportedly considering caps for crypto margin trading

According to a report, the country’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is preparing to introduce caps on the leverage possible for margin trading of cryptocurrencies.

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Crypto exchange group in Japan gains legal powers to self-regulate

Business 25 October 2018

Crypto exchange group in Japan gains legal powers to self-regulate

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) announced that the Japanese Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has been awarded the status of “certified fund settlement business association,” giving the body legal authority to shape regulation for cryptocurrency exchanges in the country.

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Japan’s FSA reveals crypto regulation update

Business 20 September 2018

Japan’s FSA reveals crypto regulation update

The Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan's top financial regulator, revealed that, while 160 companies are waiting in line to enter the crypto space, three cryptocurrency operators are currently being reviewed.

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Japan puts more pressure on crypto exchanges

Business 3 September 2018

Japan puts more pressure on crypto exchanges

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is making it tougher for cryptocurrency exchanges to register their businesses in the country, requiring disclosure of a lot more information than before.

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Japan’s FSA vows support for crypto industry—if properly regulated

Business 23 August 2018

Japan’s FSA vows support for crypto industry—if properly regulated

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), which previously had come down like a ton of bricks upon the sector in general, has promised to ensure that the domestic crypto industry will grow "under appropriate regulation."

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SBI invests in crypto exchange currently being monitored by regulators

Business 21 August 2018

SBI invests in crypto exchange currently being monitored by regulators

SBI Group, one of Japan’s largest financial institutions, is backing a cryptocurrency exchange that is being watched by the country’s Financial Services Agency (FSA).

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New Japanese crypto exchange regulations as FSA wraps up visits

Business 13 August 2018

New Japanese crypto exchange regulations as FSA wraps up visits

New companies looking to receive a license to launch an exchange in Japan will face more stringent inspections after the Financial Services Agency saw loopholes in the current process.

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Japanese crypto exchanges propose self-regulatory organization – limits margin trading

Business 26 July 2018

Japanese crypto exchanges propose self-regulatory organization – limits margin trading

The cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan have formed a self-regulatory organization proposing restriction for all investors which will allow them to borrow for up to four times their deposit.

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6 crypto exchanges comply with Japan regulator’s business improvement order

Business 25 July 2018

6 crypto exchanges comply with Japan regulator’s business improvement order

In June, the FSA issued business improvement orders to BITPoint Japan, Bitbank, Bitflyer, BtcBox, Tech Bureau and Quoine. These six companies have confirmed that they have submitted a written improvement plan to the agency last July 23.

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