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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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).
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.