Ryozo Himino, incoming head of the Financial Services Agency, has voiced his concern over calls to relax the current digital currency laws.
Japan STO Association and Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Business Association are now formally recognized as self-regulatory groups.
Japan’s messaging and internet company Line has launched Bitmax, its cryptocurrency exchange for the Japanese market.
Japan’s most popular messaging app hopes to flatten the relationship between users and service providers.
The Financial Stability Board has just added Ryozo Himino, a cryptocurrency expert, to its team that could prove to be very lucrative for the future of global adoption of digital currencies.
Osaka-based Tech Bureau Corp. would no longer offer exchange services after it had returned funds to customers of embattled Zaif crypto exchange.
It appears the FSA has been running Ziaf for a few months now due to several violations by the crypto exchange
Japan doesn’t want to be embarrassed by lax crypto laws again, and they will set a new example for the world to follow.
Huobi Japan and Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange were inspected by members of the Financial Services Agency after the firms undertook significant restructuring, according to reports.