Latest News Of Japan Tag
Business 14 January 2019
Japan FSA denies ETF claims, but could accept more exchanges
Japan may not accept a crypto ETF after all, as the country’s Financial Services Authority is not considering approving a crypto futures product. It could, however, soon allow more crypto exchanges to operate in the country.
Events 14 January 2019
Over 150 blockchain companies to gather at the Japan Blockchain Conference in Yokohama
After a successful inaugural round in Tokyo last year, the Japan Blockchain Conference (JBC) is making its way to Yokohoma this January—and over 150 cryptocurrency and blockchain companies from around the world have signed up to participate.
Business 9 January 2019
Japan’s FSA plans new regulation for unregulated crypto firms
The financial regulator in Japan is planning a new round of regulation for the crypto sector, this time targeting firms currently operating on an unregulated basis.
Business 7 January 2019
Japan’s self-regulating crypto body reveals first batch of Type II members
The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association announced the addition of five new crypto exchanges to their Type II member list, further solidifying their place as a self-regulating body.
Business 3 January 2019
Japan’s DMM axes crypto mining unit amid plunging profits
E-commerce powerhouse DMM.com has announced it is winding down its cryptocurrency mining operations, the latest firm to roll back after a disastrous year for the mining sector.
Business 28 December 2018
Disgraced Mt. Gox CEO affirms ‘not guilty’ plea in closing arguments
The former CEO of failed cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has reiterated that he is entirely innocent in the events leading up to its demise, in closing arguments at his trial in Japan.
Business 27 December 2018
Mizuho Financial Group plans crypto for cashless retail payments
Japanese banking titan Mizuho Financial Group is planning to launch a digital currency in March 2019, becoming the first institution of its size to offer this type of product.
Business 26 December 2018
Japan’s GMO gives up crypto mining machine business
GMO Internet, Inc. will stop its mining equipment business, citing “extraordinary loss” during a time of falling cryptocurrency prices.
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 14 December 2018
Bitpoint announces expansion into Panama
Bitpoint, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, has announced they have launched a new crypto-to-fiat trading platform for Panama.
Business 13 December 2018
Mt. Gox former CEO says he didn’t do it
Mt. Gox former CEO, Mark Karpeles, is now in a court in Tokyo, responding to accusations that he embezzled millions from the exchange during his tenure.
Business 12 December 2018
Opposition lawmaker eyes tax policy overhaul for Japan’s crypto market
A Japanese lawmaker has proposed a set of changes to the taxation of virtual currency transactions designed to remove the current barriers to growing trading volumes in the country.