Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.
Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly looking to close a loophole that lets unregistered investment firms solicit funds in cryptocurrencies.
Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering the approval of crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to a Bloomberg source.
Japan's Financial Services Agency is planning to put a cap on the leverage available to crypto margin traders to curb speculation and risk.
Japan's financial regulator has formally approved a crypto exchange association, giving it legal powers to police the industry.
A Coinbase executive has said that the crypto exchange's licensing application in Japan is ongoing and will "certainly" be completed in 2019.
Japan's top financial regulator is seeking answers from the operator of the Zaif cryptocurrency exchange.
Japan's financial regulator is recruiting more people next year to handle the growing interest among Japanese companies in a crypto exchange license.
Increased regulation, as long as it is done with industry cooperation and the aim of de-risking the broader market, will hasten blockchain adoption.
Japan's Financial Services Agency has issued business improvement orders to six licensed crypto exchanges operating in the country.