japan fintech

Mizuho Unveils Plans for Fintech Acquisitions, While Abu Dhabi Drives Fintech Innovation in the Middle East
June 2nd, 2016

Japanese banking group is planning to grow its financial technology business through new acquisitions. Meantime, regulatory authorities in Abu Dhabi are working on establishing fintech ecosystem in the UAE.

Japanese Government Passes Bills to Officially Recognize Bitcoin as Similar to Real Money
March 4th, 2016

Virtual currencies become recognized as asset-like values while all cryptocurrency exchanges need obligatory registration with the Financial Services Agency.