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110 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Want to Launch in Japan – A Look at Recent Changes

110 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Want to Launch in Japan - A Look at Recent ChangesFollowing G20 meetings, where Japan led several discussions regarding crypto assets, the country’s top financial regulator told news.Bitcoin.com that 110 crypto exchanges are now interested in launching in Japan. The country recently passed a new cryptocurrency bill, and some approved crypto trading platforms have undergone changes. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets […]

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Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-to-Yen Markets and Margin TradingBack in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin […]

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New Cryptocurrency Bill Advances in Japan, Regulator Explains

New Cryptocurrency Bill Advances in Japan, Regulator ExplainsJapan’s House of Representatives has passed a new cryptocurrency bill with additional requests for the government to incorporate into law. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Japan’s top financial regulator to find out the implications of this bill and the proposed resolution. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Japan’s New Crypto Bill Passes […]

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Big Players Transforming Crypto Exchanges in Japan

Big Players Are Transforming Crypto Exchanges in JapanGovernment-approved cryptocurrency trading platforms in Japan are undergoing changes with big players entering the market. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Japan’s top financial regulator to learn about the regulatory implications of the changing business models and internal systems of regulated exchanges. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Changing Crypto Exchange Landscape Crypto […]

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Japan to Provide G20 With Solution for Crypto Regulation

Japan to Provide G20 With Solution to Crypto RegulationJapan is preparing to share its experience regarding cryptocurrency regulation with finance ministers and central bank governors from other G20 countries at the upcoming summit which it will host in June. According to local media, Japanese regulators have a solution for crypto regulation to offer the G20 countries. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto […]

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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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Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve This Kind of ‘Hero’

Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve This Kind Of 'Hero'Brock Pierce has launched his own bid for the civil rehabilitation of Mt. Gox, promising to pay out all current funds to creditors while also talking about issuing debt tokens or giving away equity in a resurrected Mt. Gox exchange. As noble as this may sound on the surface, there are strong reasons to question […]

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Satoshi’s Bitcoin Whitepaper Is Now Available in Arabic and Hindi

Satoshi’s Bitcoin White Paper is Now Available in Arabic and HindiOn Jan. 22, blockchain infrastructure firm Bitfury announced during the World Economic Forum in Davos that Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper has been translated into Arabic and Hindi for the first time. The translations of the paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” can now be read by the millions of people around the world who […]

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Cumulative Volume on Huobi Derivative Market Exceeds $20 Billion

Huobi has announced that its cryptocurrency derivative platform, Huobi DM, has surpassed $20 billion in cumulative trading volume. The announcement comes just one month after the platform exited beta mode. Also Read: Eastern European P2P Markets See Strongest BTC Volume in Over 12 Months  Huobi DM Cumulative Trade Volume Doubles in 2 Weeks Huobi Derivative Market […]

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Japanese Regulator Clarifies Stance on Bitcoin ETFs and Derivatives

Japanese Regulator Clarifies Stance on Bitcoin ETFs and DerivativesJapan’s top financial regulator has clarified to news.Bitcoin.com its stance on bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), cryptocurrency derivatives, and upcoming regulatory changes. This follows reports that the agency may be considering approving an ETF that tracks cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Bitcoin ETFs and Derivatives Following recent reports […]

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Japan Approves 17th Cryptocurrency Exchange – Its First in Over a Year

After Over a Year, Japan Finally Approves the 17th Cryptocurrency ExchangeIt has been over a year since Japan’s Financial Services Agency last approved a cryptocurrency exchange to legally operate in the country. Coincheck, which was hacked early last year, has become the 17th fully-registered crypto exchange in the country. The exchange has made numerous improvements after it was acquired by Monex Group. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

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More Japanese Crypto Exchanges to Self-Regulate

5 More Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Sign up for Self-RegulationFive cryptocurrency exchange operators including Coincheck have signed up to self-regulate under Japanese law. They have joined the self-regulatory association which, until now, has only accepted regulated crypto exchanges as members. According to Japan’s top regulator, companies seeking to register their exchanges in the country must follow to self-regulatory rules. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves […]

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Japanese Regulator Publishes Proposed Rules for Cryptocurrency Service Providers

Japanese Regulator Publishes Proposed Rules for Cryptocurrency Service ProvidersJapan’s top financial regulator has published the final report outlining proposed rules for cryptocurrency service providers to follow. The rules address areas such as hacking incidents, coin listings, financial and price disclosures, margin trading, and crypto custodial services. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Final Report of Proposed Rules […]

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190 Companies Seek to Enter Japanese Cryptocurrency Market

190 Companies Seek to Enter Japanese Cryptocurrency MarketIn an exclusive interview with news.Bitcoin.com, Japan’s top financial regulator has confirmed the number of companies currently wanting to enter the Japanese cryptocurrency market. Meanwhile, several existing crypto exchanges in the country are undergoing changes. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Over 190 Companies Want In Japan’s Financial Services […]

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Japan Reveals Expectations for Cryptocurrency Industry Self-Regulation

Japan Reveals Expectations for Cryptocurrency Industry Self-RegulationIn an exclusive interview with news.Bitcoin.com, Japan’s top financial regulator revealed its expectations for the self-regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan. The agency has approved a self-regulatory organization, which it is working closely with to ensure compliance. All 16 regulated crypto exchanges in Japan are members of this self-regulatory organization. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves […]

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Japan Publishes Draft Report of New Cryptocurrency Regulations

Japan Publishes Draft Report of New Cryptocurrency RegulationsJapan’s Financial Services Agency has published its draft report outlining new cryptocurrency regulations. The report contains measures in areas that are not currently addressed in existing laws such as hacking incidents, self-regulation, deemed dealers, privacy coins, and margin trading. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations New Crypto Regulatory Framework […]

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Japan’s Monex Group Launching Crypto Exchange in the US

Monex Group, a major Japanese financial services company and the parent company of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, has unveiled its plan to launch a crypto exchange in the U.S. next quarter. The company has also shared its expansion plans for Coincheck in Japan. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations U.S. Expansion […]

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Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Tax Cuts for Cryptocurrency Users and Traders

Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Tax Cuts for Cryptocurrency Users and TradersA Japanese lawmaker has proposed four changes to Japan’s tax law to benefit crypto users and traders as well as widen the adoption of cryptocurrency in the country. The current tax rate of 55 percent could be lowered to 20 percent while crypto-to-crypto trading and small payments could be exempt from taxation. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

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Japan’s Money Forward Announces Details of Upcoming Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japan’s Money Forward Announces Upcoming Cryptocurrency ExchangeJapanese public company Money Forward, operator of a personal budgeting app with 7 million users, is preparing to launch a crypto exchange. Three cryptocurrencies will be supported. A representative of the company has shared some details with news.Bitcoin.com about the platform and the company’s future crypto projects. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community […]

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Japan Unveils Plans to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings

Japan Unveils Plans to Regulate Initial Coin OfferingsJapan’s Financial Services Agency has held several meetings to discuss how to best regulate initial coin offerings. In addition to registration requirements, the regulator reportedly plans to amend two existing laws that can be applied to token sales. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Registrations and Law Changes The […]

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange to Relaunch as Part of Huobi After Buyout

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange to Relaunch as Part of Huobi After BuyoutA regulated Japanese cryptocurrency exchange is shutting down to relaunch as part of the Huobi family. The new exchange will support six cryptocurrencies and 11 trading pairs. Existing Bittrade customers need to open new accounts, complete KYC verification, and transfer their assets to the new platform. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls […]

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Fisco Completes Takeover of Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif

Fisco Completes Takeover of Japanese Crypto Exchange ZaifRegulated Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has completed its business transfer. Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange is its new operator, taking over from Tech Bureau. This follows Zaif’s September hack, which cost the exchange approximately $62 million in three different cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space One Operator, Two Separate Exchanges Osaka-based Tech Bureau […]

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ECB Official Decries Bitcoin as ‘Evil Spawn’ of Financial Crisis, Ripple Consolidates Lawsuits

ECB Official Decries Bitcoin as 'Evil Spawn' of Financial Crisis, Ripple Consolidates LawsuitsIn recent regulatory news, an executive board member of the European Central Bank (ECB) has given a dismissive appraisal of bitcoin and rejected the prospect of central banks issuing state-backed digital currencies in the foreseeable future. In other news, Ripple Labs has moved to consolidate three lawsuits into a single federal suit, while the police […]

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Japanese Regulator Unveils Plan to Regulate Cryptocurrency Wallet Services

Japanese Regulator Unveils Plan to Regulate Cryptocurrency Wallet ServicesJapan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency, has unveiled a plan to regulate cryptocurrency wallet services. The regulator has put forward a number of regulatory measures as well as proposing how to implement them. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space The Plan The Financial Services Agency (FSA) held its ninth cryptocurrency […]

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