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Japan’s SBI Holdings Invests in Local Crypto Exchange Applicant FXCoin

Japanese crypto startup FXCoin revealed it has completed a third-party allotment of shares with SBI Holdings, as part of its aim to launch an official crypto exchange in the country

Japanese Regulator FSA Hears Arguments for not Calling Bitcoin a Virtual Currency

Japan’s FSA does not unanimously agree that Bitcoin is a virtual currency, meeting minutes show

How 5 Asian Countries Regulate Cryptocurrency

How 5 Asian Countries Regulate CryptocurrencyThe Financial Stability Board has detailed how its member countries regulate crypto assets, who the regulators are, and the scope of their oversight. Most countries have more than one government body monitoring and regulating different aspects of crypto activities. Among the board’s Asian member countries, India is the only one with no legal mandate to […]

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Japan Approves 2 New Crypto Exchanges – 140 More Interested

Japan Approves 2 New Crypto Exchanges - 140 More InterestedJapan’s top financial regulator has shared with news.Bitcoin.com some stats pertaining to cryptocurrency exchange registrations. Out of 23 new applications the regulator has received, two have been approved so far. In addition, there are over 140 more companies interested in entering the market. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March […]

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Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations

Finland's Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins OperationsOn Monday, the Helsinki-based peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins announced it is adding several different identification processes in order to improve AML and KYC requirements. The move to bolster the new customer verification procedure follows Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) mandating supervision over exchange operations. Also read: Mineable Cryptocurrencies Are Far More Valuable Than Non-Mineable Coins […]

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E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.

From Stablecoins to Blockchain Trials: Japanese Players Are Going Crypto as the Local Government Is Overseeing the Market

Japan’s authorities continue to practice in regulation, while the local industry is going full crypto — read more in our analysis

Japan Economic Alliance Asks Financial Regulator FSA to Reduce Tax on Crypto

The Japan Association of New Economy has asked the country’s financial watchdog to reduce taxes on crypto

Japanese Financial Regulator Data Shows Queries About Crypto Continues to Decrease

Japan’s financial regulator registered half the amount of inquiries about crypto in in the fourth quarter of 2018 as in the third quarter

Huobi Secures Its FSA License in Japan, Other Large Players Are Pending

Huobi has entered the Japanese market, while the FSA might grant licenses for other players, including Coinbase, within next few months

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