Gox Mark Karpeles

Mark Karpeles Will Appeal Mt. Gox Conviction

Mark Karpelès, the former CEO of the defunct Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange says he will appeal his conviction on electronic data manipulation charges. Meanwhile, prosecutors on the case...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 29, 2019 | 10:00

Japan Capping Cryptocurrency Leverage Trading in April 2020

Japan, arguably the world’s leader in cryptocurrency regulation, is set to drop more rules on the industry by capping leverage trading on cryptocurrency exchanges.  Japanese...

Elsa Saikkonen | Mar 19, 2019 | 07:00
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Bitcoin Industry Reacts As Mark Karpeles Avoids Jail Over Mt. Gox...

Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, will unlikely serve time in jail following a significant acquittal by a Japanese court. Court: Karpeles Did...

Esther Kim | Mar 15, 2019 | 07:00
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Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve...

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018 when compared to the previous...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Feb 28, 2019 | 14:00
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Japanese Yen Overtakes the US Dollar in Bitcoin Trading

The Japanese Yen (JPY) has surpassed the USD in terms of worldwide bitcoin trading in the past 24 hours.  Japanese Yen Tops Dollar According to data from Coinhills, the JPY has...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 29, 2019 | 18:00
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Major Hong Kong Winemaker is Buying a Japanese Cryptocurrency...

A major winemaker, listed on the GEM board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is to acquire a majority stake in a Japanese cryptocurrency trading platform. The deal is meant to...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 27, 2018 | 21:00
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Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Quits Mining Hardware Bussiness

GMO Internet says it will no longer develop, manufacture, and sell Bitcoin mining hardware following significant losses incurred in Q4 2018. The Japanese IT company will instead focus...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 26, 2018 | 09:00
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Markets and Prices

Study: Asia Has More Impact on Bitcoin Price Than America and Europe

With events like SEC approval for Bitcoin ETFs and the introduction of cryptocurrency derivatives, it is easy to imagine the market being driven by news out of the United States...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 20, 2018 | 20:00
FSA Japan

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
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Japan’s Biggest Bank Will Use Ripple for Cross-Border Payments...

Japan’s biggest bank MUFG and Brazil’s Banco Bradesco are to collaborate on a new cross-border payment service based on Ripple technology. Memorandum of Understanding The...

Emilio Janus | Nov 12, 2018 | 19:00
Emerging Markets

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 | Oct 30, 2018 | 12:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

Japan’s Financial Watchdog Plans to Limit Leverage For All...

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan plans to cap the leverage for cryptocurrency margin trading. Capping Cryptocurrency Margin Trading According to the Nikkei Asian Review...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 25, 2018 | 10:00

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