Browsing the "Japan" Tag

15 Nations Plan Global Crypto Monitoring System Under FATF: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Fifteen nations are reported to be planning to set up a system to monitor crypto transactions.

SBI Crypto Exchange Adopts Tech to Help Meet FATF Standards

| Daniel Palmer

VC Trade, the crypto exchange launched by SBI Holdings, is integrating a new wallet solution to help it comply with international KYC standards.

Japanese Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Restarting Trade Services

| William Foxley

The exchange lost 3 billion yuan during a hack on July 11.

Ripple Extends University Investment Program to Japan

| William Foxley

Ripple Labs UBRI program adds two new universities amidst increasing pressure from market incumbents

BitFlyer, Sumitomo Aim to Wrap up the Property Rentals Business With a Blockchain App

| Daniel Palmer

BitFlyer Blockchain and Japanese business giant Sumitomo Corporation will develop a blockchain app allowing users to sign rental contracts and more.

Japan Has FATF Green Light to Create ‘SWIFT Network’ for Crypto: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Japan is said to be leading the creation of an international cryptocurrency payments network similar to banking network SWIFT.

Hacked BITpoint Exchange to Refund 50,000 Affected Users in Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

BITPoint Japan has said that the roughly 50,000 users who lost funds in its recent hack will be reimbursed in cryptocurrency on a 1:1 basis.

Japan Creates Working Group to Discuss Facebook Libra Ahead of G7 Meeting

| Daniel Palmer

Japan has set up a working group to examine the issues raised by Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project ahead of a G7 meeting this week.

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Hacked Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Discovers More Millions Are Missing

| Daniel Palmer

After a $30-million hack last week, Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint says it's discovered that another $2.3 million is missing. 

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.