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110 Crypto Exchanges Are Reportedly Trying to Get Licensed in Japan

| Daniel Kuhn

In 2019 the Financial Services Agency has approved 3 new exchanges, following a year without any new openings.

Japan Watchdog Charges Zaif Crypto Exchange Owner with ‘Legal Violations’

| Daniel Palmer

Fisco, owner of the Zaif crypto exchange, is being forced to upgrade its management systems after an investigation by Japan’s financial watchdog.

LINE’s Crypto Exchange Could Win Japan License This Month, Report Says

| Wolfie Zhao

Japanese messaging giant LINE may soon be able to open a cryptocurrency exchange for its 80 million users based in the country.

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.