japan bitcoin regulation

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

Bitcoin Price Falls Back Below $9,000 after Japan’s FSA Issued a Warning to Binance
March 23rd, 2018

As per source familiar to the plans of FSA, Binance received the warning as it was expanding its operations in Japan without taking prior approval from the agency.

Japanese Regulator Goes Hard on Crypto Exchanges, Suspends Two
March 8th, 2018

The Financial Service Agency has cracked the whip on seven exchanges for failing to comply with anti-money laundering and security procedures.

16 Japanese Crypto Exchanges Formed Self-Regulatory Group After $530M NEM Theft
March 5th, 2018

Following a recent hack resulted into $533 million-worth theft of the NEM token from Coincheck, a group of 16 registered Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges joins forces to establish a self-regulatory body in April.

16 Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Plan to Form Self-Regulatory Group Next Week
February 21st, 2018

Major hack in Japan has become a reason of considering a necessity to create a new entity that will regulate the cryptocurrency industry in the country.

South Korea to Cooperate with China and Japan in Regulating Cryptocurrencies
January 10th, 2018

South Korean authorities are taking help from their Japanese and Chinese counterparts to establish new rules for cryptocurrency trading.

Japan’s Regulators Will Pay Thorough Attention to Bitcoin Exchanges
September 25th, 2017

Japan’s financial watchdog announced its plans to monitor virtual currency exchanges operating in the country.

Major Japanese Retailers to Start Accepting Bitcoin Payments Thanks to Legalization
April 5th, 2017

Starting today, Bic Camera and Recruit Lifestyle will cooperate with bitcoin exchanges to add cryptocurrency payment option.

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.

Japan Opposes to Bitcoin Taxation
March 1st, 2016

The Financial Services Agency will soon present its plan to recognize bitcoin as fulfilling the functions of currency while the problem of bitcoin taxation remains unsolved and hotly debated.

Japan’s Financial Services Agency Considers Regulating Bitcoin the Same as Real Money
February 24th, 2016

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