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Cryptocurrency Donations to Politicians Legal in Japan Says Internal Affairs Minister

| William Foxley

Crypto donations are legal and do not need to be approved for political donations like cash or securities.

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.

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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.

Japanese Regulators to Increase Crypto Exchange Inspections

| Wolfie Zhao

Following a notable hack, Japanese regulators are moving to increase the frequency of on-site cryptocurrency exchange inspections.

Japanese Financial Watchdog Issues Warning over ICO Risks

| Sujha Sundararajan

Japan's Financial Services Agency has issued a statement warning investors of the risks associated with initial coin offerings or ICOs.

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Japan Considers Regulating Bitcoin as Currency

| Pete Rizzo

Regulators in Japan have reportedly proposed treating digital currencies such as bitcoin as conventional currencies.

Japanese Regulators Mull Data Collection, Audits for Bitcoin Exchanges

| Stan Higgins

New details have emerged about a proposed regulatory framework for bitcoin exchanges in Japan.