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Huobi Japan to Venture into Security Tokens with New $4.6 Million Funding
Huobi Japan to Venture into Security Tokens with New $4.6 Million Funding
25 October 2019, 14:02
Huobi Japan plans to venture into tokenized securities with a new $4.6 million equity funding from Financial Products Group (FPG).
Japan Is Developing a Global Crypto Payments Network
Japan Is Developing a Global Crypto Payments Network
18 July 2019, 18:18
The Japanese government is leading the development of a global network that will handle cryptocurrency payments.
$32 Million Stolen as Hackers Shutdown Bitpoint Exchange
$32 Million Stolen as Hackers Shutdown Bitpoint Exchange
12 July 2019, 06:49
Bitpoint exchange has suffered a security breach after hackers stole at least $32 million worth of XRP and other cryptocurrencies from their platform.
Japan to Approve LINE’s Crypto Exchange for 80 Million Users
Japan to Approve LINE’s Crypto Exchange for 80 Million Users
20 June 2019, 08:11
Japanese messaging giant, LINE, is now closer than ever to its plan to launch a new cryptocurrency exchange that will serve the country’s populace.
Japan Officially Approves New Rules for Crypto Industry
Japan Officially Approves New Rules for Crypto Industry
31 May 2019, 20:25
Japan has amended its Payment Services Act and Financial Instruments and Exchange Act to include laws for the crypto industry.
Japan to Introduce New Rules for Crypto Exchange Cold Wallets
Japan to Introduce New Rules for Crypto Exchange Cold Wallets
18 April 2019, 12:25
Even though cold wallets are less likely to get hacked, there is a high risk of internal theft. Japanese regulators want to curb this risk too.
Japan's Crypto Group Release Recommendations for ICO Regulation
Japan's Crypto Group Release Recommendations for ICO Regulation
08 March 2019, 21:48
No mainstream regulation? No problem. A self-regulatory crypto group in Japan release its own regulation for ICOs hoping relevant authorities will listen.
JVCEA is to regulate crypto in Japan
28 December 2018, 13:03
The Japan Virtual Currency Exchanges Association (JVCEA), a group created in April 2018 by cryptocurrency exchange operators in Japan to bring clarity to the industry has achieved a new milestone.