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Japan’s Financial Regulator Says Stablecoins Are Not...

The lack of uniformity in stablecoins has led Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to conclude that stablecoins are not cryptocurrency. Not All Digital Assets Are Created Equal...

Eustace Cryptus | 10 months ago
Bank of Japan Says Its Role Would Be 'Sharply Reduced' by Mainstream Cryptocurrency
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Bank of Japan Admits Its Role Would Be ‘Sharply Reduced’...

A top-level executive from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) revealed that the country’s central bank doesn’t plan to issue a digital currency. The BOJ justifies this decision by identifying...

Georgi Georgiev | 10 months ago
Japan Introduces Five-Point Agenda for Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations
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Japan Introduces Five-Point Agenda for Cryptocurrency Exchange...

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is set to introduce stricter guidelines for cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the country. According to local media sources, the FSA is...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office
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Bitcoin Boom: Japan Trades $97 Billion in One Month

Japan has always been a hotspot for Bitcoin, but now there’s data to prove it. World Leader Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has officially released data which...

Adam James | 1 year ago
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Two More Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Shut Down

The doors have closed on two more cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan following investigations by the country’s Financial Services Agency — raising questions as to whether or not...

Adam James | 1 year ago
The 'Phoenix' Exchange: CoinCheck, Post January's $550 Million Hack
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National Regulators to Shut Down Some Japanese Exchanges, Order...

Financial regulators in Japan are set to dole out punishments to multiple cryptocurrency exchanges this week, in addition to shutting some down entirely. Cracking the Whip In 2017...

Adam James | 1 year ago
The 'Phoenix' Exchange: CoinCheck, Post January's $550 Million Hack
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Japanese Authorities Raid Hacked Coincheck Exchange

Japan’s Financial Services Agency raided the offices of the hacked Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange to see if they had adequate funds to repay customers. The recent hack of the...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
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Coincheck Shows Relief As Regulator Orders ‘Improvements’...

Japan’s financial regulator has ordered hacked exchange Coincheck to “improve” but appears uninterested in restricting cryptocurrency activities. FSA: ‘Don’t Do It...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago

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