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Japan Eyes Regulation of Unregistered Crypto Investment Schemes

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly looking to close a loophole that lets unregistered investment firms solicit funds in cryptocurrencies.

New FSA Chief Rules Out ‘Excessive’ Regulation of Japan’s Crypto Exchanges

| Daniel Palmer

The new commissioner of Japan's top financial regulator has spoken of the need for balance when regulating the country's cryptocurrency industry.

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Japan’s Finance Watchdog Eyeing ICO Regulation, Says Report

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's financial regulator is reportedly mulling the creation of a regulatory framework for firms raising funds through initial coin offerings.

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Report: South Korea Eyes Joint Crypto Regulations With China, Japan

| Nikhilesh De

Finance regulators in South Korea are reportedly looking to cooperate with authorities in China and Japan on new rules for cryptocurrency trading.

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Japan Enacts Regulation for Digital Currency Exchanges

| Pete Rizzo

Japan’s national legislature approved a bill on Wednesday to regulate domestic digital currency exchanges.

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Report: Japanese Officials Draft Regulation for Bitcoin Exchanges

| Stan Higgins

Japan's financial regulators are reportedly moving closer to creating a system for registering and overseeing domestic virtual currency exchanges.

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Japan Decides Against Bitcoin Regulation, for Now

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Ruling party, the LDP, has ruled out regulation for now, but a final decision is yet to be made.

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Japan Pushes for International Effort on Bitcoin Regulation

| Pete Rizzo

Japanese regulators responded to the escalating situation at Mt. Gox by calling for international cooperation on the matter.

Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

| Yogita Khatri

Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.

Suspect Crypto Transactions Rise in Japan But Still Just 1.7% of Total

| Yogita Khatri

Reported suspicious crypto transactions soared in the first 10 months of 2018, but fiat is still vastly more popular in money laundering.