japan bitcoin regulation

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

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.