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Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Changes to Ease Crypto Tax Burden

| Yogita Khatri

A Japanese politician has proposed four changes to the taxation system he says will promote adoption of cryptocurrency in the country.

Suspect Crypto Transactions Rise in Japan But Still Just 1.7% of Total

| Yogita Khatri

Reported suspicious crypto transactions soared in the first 10 months of 2018, but fiat is still vastly more popular in money laundering.

Coincheck Has Now Reinstated All Cryptos After January Hack

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a major hack in January, has now reinstated services for all listed tokens on its platform.

Police Arrest 8 Over Alleged $68 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme in Japan

| Yogita Khatri

Police in Tokyo have arrested eight men alleged to have run a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that amassed about $68.70 million.

Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

NTT DATA and a major Japanese insurer have completed a blockchain trial that speeds up marine cargo insurance claims.

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Hackers Behind Zaif Crypto Exchange Theft May Have Been Exposed

| Yogita Khatri

Cybersecurity experts from Mitsubishi Group say they may have identified data that could locate the hackers of the Zaif crypto exchange.

Nine Japanese Banks to Trial Blockchain Settlement Using Fujitsu Tech

| Yogita Khatri

Nine Japanese banks are teaming up to trial a blockchain-based inter-bank settlement system using Fujitsu technology.

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.

Japan’s SBI Group Is Building a New Crypto Exchange Wallet

| Yogita Khatri

Financial services giant SBI Group has partnered with a blockchain security startup to develop a wallet for its crypto exchange VCTRADE.

abacus, math

Japanese Government Working to Simplify Cryptocurrency Tax Filings

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Tax Commission is planning to introduce a new system to make it easier for crypto traders and investors to calculate their profits.