The government of Japan is reportedly planning to exempt bitcoin and other virtual currencies from a national sales tax.
One of Japan’s largest property insurers is co-developing a prototype blockchain system for insurance derivatives.
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) intends to begin managing its contracts on a blockchain-based platform.
A new report from Japan Exchange Group (JPX) contends that distributed ledgers will work 'better' if third parties are involved.
A US judge largely denied a push by Mizuho Bank last week to dismiss charges filed against it in a class action suit tied to the collapse of Mt Gox.…
Japan's central bank issued remarks this week that found it forecasting that blockchain could come to have a fundamental impact on finance.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and tech giant Hitachi are working on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed at digitizing checks.
A group of Japanese financial institutions are looking to create a platform for real-time currency exchange services.
Ahead of potential new monetary policy from the Bank of Japan, CoinDesk explores its potential impact on bitcoin markets.
A report to be released by NRI argues Japan needs to do more to bring clarity to the innovators working with digital currencies.