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Lavender Au is a CoinDesk reporter with a focus on regulation in Asia. She holds BTC, ETH, NEAR, KSM and SAITO.

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FTX Closed Acquisition of Liquid Exchange a Few Days Late

The news came to light in an email to Liquid's shareholders.

The news came to light in an email to Liquid's shareholders.

Ex-Employee Claims Liquid Global Exchange 'Scapegoated' Her for $90M Hack

The wrongful termination suit comes as the Japan-based crypto exchange is expected to close on the sale of itself to powerhouse FTX.

The wrongful termination suit comes as the Japan-based crypto exchange is expected to close on the sale of itself to powerhouse FTX.

Young, Crypto-Savvy Voters May Hold Key to South Korea's Next Election

Presidential candidates woo young retail investors who may decide the outcome.

Presidential candidates woo young retail investors who may decide the outcome.

Japan’s Taxes on Crypto Firms Are Leading Some to Leave the Country

Founders face hefty corporate taxes when listing tokens and individual investors are taxed up to 55% on gains.

Founders face hefty corporate taxes when listing tokens and individual investors are taxed up to 55% on gains.

Japan’s Crypto Exchanges Grapple With ‘Travel Rule’ as Deadline Looms

The country’s crypto exchanges want to stagger implementation of the rule, which will require them to share customer data on transactions above a certain threshold.

The country’s crypto exchanges want to stagger implementation of the rule, which will require them to share customer data on transactions above a certain threshold.

South Korea Delays Plans to Tax Crypto to 2023

Lawmakers, likely seeking support from young voters, decided to postpone the virtual assets tax.

Lawmakers, likely seeking support from young voters, decided to postpone the virtual assets tax.

Huobi Co-Founders Set Up New Chinese Entity

The crypto exchange deregistered a Beijing entity in July, amid a regulatory crackdown on crypto.

The crypto exchange deregistered a Beijing entity in July, amid a regulatory crackdown on crypto.