Bitcoin Regulation

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 | Jan 11, 2019 | 09:00
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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 | Dec 03, 2018 | 10:00
Bank of Japan Says Its Role Would Be 'Sharply Reduced' by Mainstream Cryptocurrency

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 | Oct 23, 2018 | 14:00
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Bitcoin Exchange

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 | Sep 20, 2018 | 09:00
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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 | Aug 22, 2018 | 17:00
Bitbank and BitFlyer CEOs Abandon Their VP Positions at Japan’s Cryptocurrency Self-Regulatory Body

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 | Jun 29, 2018 | 04:00
Regulators Need to Bring Clarity

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 | Jun 14, 2018 | 01:00
Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office

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 | Jun 04, 2018 | 23:00

Monex Owned Coincheck Confirms Delisting of Privacy Coins

CoinCheck has plans to remove 3 privacy coins – Monero, Dash, and Zcash – from their platform along with an ERC-20 token which elicits gambling on a non-regulated platform...

Nick Chong | May 20, 2018 | 22:00
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 | May 06, 2018 | 15:00
Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office

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 | Apr 12, 2018 | 13:30

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