bitcoin regulation japan

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

June 22nd, 2018

Japan’s Financial Service Agency has forced one of the biggest Bitcoin exchanges bitFlyer to cease new account registrations due to inadequate AML/KYC requirements.

October 2nd, 2017

FSA has declared first cryptocurrency exchanges that are now allowed to operate in the country under the recently adopted regulations.

March 4th, 2016

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

February 24th, 2016

The Financial Services Agency is planning to register all exchanges and companies dealing with virtual currencies for better control.

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