Malaysia's central bank is now requiring domestic crypto exchanges to comply with anti-money laundering and know-your-customer mandates.
Japan's financial regulator is reportedly mulling the creation of a regulatory framework for firms raising funds through initial coin offerings.
Months after China's government shut down domestic order book exchanges, the platforms that originally offered them are finding new ways to thrive.
Japan's police agency has said hundreds of cases of suspected money laundering were reported from domestic cryptocurrency exchanges in 2017.
A group of Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges is reportedly uniting to form a new self-regulatory body in the wake of the recent Coincheck hack.
South Korea's Financial Supervisory Service has reportedly said that the government will support "normal" cryptocurrency trading transactions.
The Japanese government said today that inspections will take place at 15 unlicensed cryptocurrency exchanges in light of a recent major hack.
Since Coincheck partially resumed business activities following its recent hack, investors have flocked to withdraw millions from the exchange.
Japan's financial regulator has issued a warning to a foreign cryptocurrency service firm that allegedly offers unlicensed financial instruments.
South Korea has doubled down on its commitment to eliminating the use of cryptocurrency in illicit activities, but played down more serious proposals.