Browsing the "Japan" Tag

Cryptocurrency Donations to Politicians Legal in Japan Says Internal Affairs Minister

| William Foxley

Crypto donations are legal and do not need to be approved for political donations like cash or securities.

Japan’s Nomura Invests in Line’s LVC to Develop Blockchain Financial Services

| Richard Meyer

Nomura hopes to leverage Line's vast user base and high-quality user experience to deliver financial services.

Japan’s Financial Regulator Issues Draft Guidelines for Funds Investing in Crypto

| Richard Meyer

The instructions from the FSA are vague and obvious, but they indicate some movement on the regulatory front.

Six Major Japanese Brokerages Form Security Token Offering Association

| Richard Meyer

A self-regulatory organization has been formed in Japan to guide security token offerings.

Property Blockchain Projects Announced in Northeast Asia, One Sony-Related

| Richard Meyer

A flurry of announcements related to property and blockchain in Korea and Japan were made in September.

Japan’s Central Bank Chief Calls for International Effort on Libra Regulation

| Daniel Palmer

The governor of the Bank of Japan has called for global cooperation in regulating stablecoins like the Facebook-led Libra.

Messaging Giant LINE Wins Japan License for Crypto Exchange Business

| Daniel Palmer

LINE, provider of Japan's most popular messaging app, has just been approved for a cryptocurrency business license in the country.

Rakuten’s Crypto Exchange Has Launched for Trading in 3 Cryptos

| Daniel Palmer

The Japanese e-commerce giant's Rakuten Wallet exchange has gone live for spot trading of bitcoin, ether and bitcoin cash against the yen.

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.