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Japan Scrutinizing Crypto Exchanges Ahead of G20 Summit

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s financial watchdog is said to be inspecting crypto exchanges over anti-money laundering measures ahead of June's G20 meeting.

Crypto Exchanges Huobi and Fisco Investigated by Japan Watchdog: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco were investigated by the country’s Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.

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Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.

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.

Japan’s Financial Regulator May Approve Crypto ETFs: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering the approval of crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to a Bloomberg source.

Japan’s Financial Regulator Mulls Cap on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's Financial Services Agency is planning to put a cap on the leverage available to crypto margin traders to curb speculation and risk.

Japanese Crypto Exchange Group Gets Legal Status to Self-Regulate

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's financial regulator has formally approved a crypto exchange association, giving it legal powers to police the industry.

Coinbase Confident Japanese Crypto Exchange License Arriving in 2019

| Wolfie Zhao

A Coinbase executive has said that the crypto exchange's licensing application in Japan is ongoing and will "certainly" be completed in 2019.

Japan Regulators Seek Answers in Wake of Zaif’s $60 Million Crypto Hack

| Stan Higgins

Japan's top financial regulator is seeking answers from the operator of the Zaif cryptocurrency exchange.