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Huobi Japan (BitTrade) Launch Operations as a Fully Regulated Exchange

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Exchange, News, Regulation

Huobi Japan (BitTrade) Launch Operations as a Fully Regulated Exchange

Huobi Japan, the cryptocurrency exchange re-born as a result of a merger between BitTrade and Huobi Group, has now resumed operations as a wholly-regulated exchange by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), according to a press release on January 17, 2019. Huobi Japan Gets FSA Greencard As reported by BTCManager in September 2018, as part of Huobi Group’s strategy to help…

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Japanese Regulators Grant Coincheck Cryptocurrency Exchange Full License

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Japanese Regulators Grant Coincheck Cryptocurrency Exchange Full License

According to a PDF document released on January 11, 2019, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has fully licensed the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange after the firm reportedly met all its standards. The Storm Is over Coincheck, reportedly known as the most popular virtual currency exchange in Japan before its hack in January 2018, has registered with the Kanto Financial Bureau…

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190 Firms Interested in Launching Operations in the Japanese Cryptocurrency Market

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190 Firms Interested in Launching Operations in the Japanese Cryptocurrency Market

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has reportedly revealed that 190 firms have shown an interest in becoming operators in the Japanese cryptocurrency market, which makes it a slight increment from the number of companies that had expressed their intention earlier in  August, according to a report by Finance Magnates on December 28, 2018. Crypto-friendly Japan Attracts More Investors Japan’s financial…

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Japan’s Second Largest Bank to Launch its Own Cryptocurrency in March 2019

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Japan’s Second Largest Bank to Launch its Own Cryptocurrency in March 2019

According to a report published by Finance Magnates, on December 26, 2018, Japan-based company Mizuho Financial Group is primed to launch its yen-pegged cryptocurrency in March 2019. Mizuho’s Stablecoin to Be Launched in March 2019 The cryptocurrency being introduced by Mizuho will have parity with the Japanese yen and can be used to make and receive payments through a mobile…

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Japanese Financial Regulator Classify Cryptocurrencies as “Crypto-Assets” to Ward off Consumer Misunderstanding

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Japanese Financial Regulator Classify Cryptocurrencies as “Crypto-Assets” to Ward off Consumer Misunderstanding

Japan’s financial regulator has established a classification for cryptocurrencies that are traded online like money, this according to a report from The Japan News on December 15, 2018.  Avoiding Confusion According to the article, the nation’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has decided to position bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies under the category of “crypto-assets.” Furthermore, the intention behind the move is to…

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Japan’s FSA Looks to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)

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Japan’s FSA Looks to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)

While initial coin offerings (ICOs) are unregulated in many well-developed nations, Japan and Singapore are keen to provide clear guidance and implement new regulations for the cryptocurrency industry. According to a JiJi Press’ article published on December 1, 2018, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) will launch a transparent ICO regulatory framework shortly, with the intent of protecting their investors…

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Japan’s FSA to Add to Crypto Team for Exchange License Reviews

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Japan’s FSA to Add to Crypto Team for Exchange License Reviews

The Japanese financial regulatory body is contemplating an expansion of its team focused on cryptocurrency and related activities. Observing the growing interest of Japanese companies in establishing a digital currency exchange, The Financial Services Agency (FSA) is set to bring more breadth to its team in 2019, per a Reuters report dated September 12, 2018. Anticipating Crypto Industry Expansion in…

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Japan to Carry out More Extensive Screening Activities for new Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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Japan to Carry out More Extensive Screening Activities for new Cryptocurrency Exchanges

In a bid to protect investors’ interest and make it difficult for bad actors to launch cryptocurrency trading platforms in Japan, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has tightened its screening process for new virtual currency exchanges, as first reported by the Japan Times on September 2, 2018. Tougher Screening Exercise for Cryptoasset Exchanges According to The Japan Times report, the…

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BTCManager’s Week in Review August 13: Bitcoin Moves Below $6,500 Suggesting That New Lows May Be on the Horizon

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BTCManager’s Week in Review August 13: Bitcoin Moves Below $6,500 Suggesting That New Lows May Be on the Horizon

Bitcoin Moves Below $6,500 Suggesting That New Lows May Be on the Horizon: BTCManager’s Week in Review August 13 The price of bitcoin dropped by almost ten percent week-on-week, continuing last week’s decline, suggesting that we may not have seen the bottom of this year’s bear market yet. Last week, the price of bitcoin declined by 15 percent despite bitcoin-positive…

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Japan’s FSA Set to Introduce New Cryptocurrency Regulations After Speculative Trading Runs Rampant

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Japan’s FSA Set to Introduce New Cryptocurrency Regulations After Speculative Trading Runs Rampant

Per a report published on August 8, 2018, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA), which is also Japan’s premier financial regulatory body, is planning to update its existing regulatory framework for bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. This is being done to tackle the rampant frauds and malicious attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges. The infamous attack on Coincheck in January 2018 resulted in a…

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