In 2019 the Financial Services Agency has approved 3 new exchanges, following a year without any new openings.
Fisco, owner of the Zaif crypto exchange, is being forced to upgrade its management systems after an investigation by Japan’s financial watchdog.
Japanese messaging giant LINE may soon be able to open a cryptocurrency exchange for its 80 million users based in the country.
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 Japan and Fisco were investigated by the country’s Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.
Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.
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.