Japan Not Considering Approval of Bitcoin ETF, FSA Denies Reports

According to a spokesperson from the Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan is…

Japanese Regulators Publish New Draft for Domestic Cryptocurrency Framework

Late last week, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the top financial regulator…

9 Months after $530 Million Hack, Crypto Exchange Coincheck is Accepting New Users

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, the victim of the largest theft in the…

Japan Considers Significant Caps on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

Japan’s primarily financial regulator is mulling a leverage cap on the amount…

Japan Approves Self-Regulation for Cryptocurrency Industry

Japan’s primary financial regulator has formally granted the cryptocurrency industry with a…

Coinbase: Japan’s Crackdown on Cryptocurrency ‘Good for Us’

Cryptocurrency exchange giant Coinbase isn’t concerned that Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA)…

Japan’s Regulator Adds Personnel to Review Crypto Exchange License Applications

Japan’s primary financial regulator is expanding its team of 30 individuals screening…

No ‘Excessive’ Regulation: Japan’s New FSA Chief Backs Crypto Industry Growth

The new head of Japan’s primary financial regulator has backed the domestic…

Japan Targets Speculative Cryptocurrency Investments in Regulatory Revamp

Japan’s primary financial regulator is reportedly looking at updating its regulatory framework…

Japan’s Licensed Crypto Exchanges Formally Apply for Self-Regulatory Body

An association of sixteen licensed domestic cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan have formally…

Japanese Minister Denies Association with Cryptocurrency Firm Under Investigation

Seiko Noda, Japan’s internal affairs minister, denied having an interest in a…

UK Food Safety Watchdog Successfully Trials Blockchain in a Slaughterhouse

The UK government’s food safety watchdog has completed a successful trial of…

Japan Slaps 6 Licensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges with Business Improvement Orders

Japan’s financial regulator has targeted six licensed cryptocurrency exchanges to issue business…

‘Flaws’ in Japan’s Biggest Crypto Exchanges Will See Regulator’s Warnings

A handful of major Japanese exchanges including bitFlyer, Japan’s biggest and best-funded…

Japan Issues First Official Rejection of Crypto Exchange License Application

Two business suspension orders and three on-site inspections later, Japan has handed…

Japan Set to Issue First Rejection of Cryptocurrency Exchange Application

Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly set to issues its first-ever rejection of…

331 Japanese Cryptocurrency Investors Made at Least $1 Million in Profit Last Year: Tax Agency

Mainstream media outlets in South Korea and Japan JoongAng and Nikkei have…

Japan’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Self-Regulate After $530 Million NEM Theft

A total of 16 registered Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges are establishing a self-regulatory…

Japanese Crypto Exchange Accidentally Gives Bitcoins Away for Free

Bitcoin skeptics such as JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon have often claimed that…

Japanese Regulator Warns Unregistered Macau-Based Crypto Operator

Japan’s primary financial regulator has warned an unregistered Macau-based cryptocurrency exchange operator…

Japan’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Face Increased Inspections from Regulators

In the aftermath of the half-a-billion-dollar hack of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, Japan’s…