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Tokyo, Japan

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.

Japan’s FSA Expands Crypto Team to Handle Exchange License Reviews

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's financial regulator is recruiting more people next year to handle the growing interest among Japanese companies in a crypto exchange license.

G20 Crypto Regulations Could Unleash Real Blockchain Change

| Jonathan Padilla

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 Watchdog Orders AML Shake-Up at 6 Crypto Exchanges

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's Financial Services Agency has issued business improvement orders to six licensed crypto exchanges operating in the country.