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Coincheck Halts Crypto Margin Trading Due to Revised JVCEA Guidelines

Tokyo-based crypto exchange platform Coincheck has halted all new margin trading orders until the end of October 2019. Cryptocurrency Margin Trading Capped at 4X In a statement issued...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 weeks ago
Japan’s Cryptocurrency Self Regulator Proposes Margin Capped Trading Rules
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Int’l Finance Watchdog Appoints Japanese Cryptocurrency...

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has appointed Ryozo Himino, Japan’s top cryptocurrency regulator, as the new head of its Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 weeks ago
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Japanese Watchdog Reports 69% Spike in Cryptocurrency Complaints

Japan’s consumer protection watchdog reports an increase in the number of inquiries submitted by cryptocurrency traders in 2018. More Consumer Queries About Cryptocurrency in 2018 In...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 months ago
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Japan and Korea Officially Approve Their Biggest Crypto Exchanges

South Korea’s Internet & Security Agency (KISA) has granted an important certification to the country’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb. Meanwhile, in Japan...

Georgi Georgiev | 8 months ago
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Japan’s FSA Set to Regulate ICOs Next Month

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is reportedly set to introduce a regulatory framework governing initial coin offerings (ICOs). FSA to Limit Participation Capabilities...

Georgi Georgiev | 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 | 11 months ago
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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform Zaif Hacked For $60 Million

Zaif, a cryptocurrency exchange service, is the latest victim of an attack by suspected hackers. The Osaka-based platform has reportedly lost cryptocurrencies worth 6.7 billion yen...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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Japan FSA: We Have ‘No Intention’ To...

The head of Japan’s financial regulator the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has confirmed there was “no intention” to introduce “excessive” controls on the country’s...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
Bitbank and BitFlyer CEOs Abandon Their VP Positions at Japan’s Cryptocurrency Self-Regulatory Body
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Bitbank and BitFlyer CEOs Abandon Their VP Positions at Japan’s...

Bitbank and BitFlyer CEOs left their vice-president positions at the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) after their exchanges received regulatory warnings from the...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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International Watchdog to Introduce Binding Regulations for...

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – a multi-national agency tasked with combating global financial criminal activity, will discuss developing and introducing legally binding...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office
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Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office

Coinbase has officially opened its office in Japan, paving the way to allowing Japanese cryptocurrency investors to use the platform and establishing a foothold in the Japanese...

Matthew Hrones | 1 year ago

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