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Bitpoint Hack: Japan Still Most Affected By Crypto Heists

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint, owned by Remixpoint, halted all operations on Friday, July 12. The exchange lost $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in...

Mark Karpeles: My New Business Will ‘Make Japan Blockchain Leader’

The former CEO of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, wants to start a new Blockchain business in Japan. Karpeles’ Blockchain Gift To...

Japan Targets Bitcoin In G20 Anti-Money Laundering Push

Ahead of next month’s G20 summit, host Japan looks to tighten money laundering regulations, specifically targeting Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges. The Financial Action Task Force...

Japan Capping Cryptocurrency Leverage Trading in April 2020

Japan, arguably the world’s leader in cryptocurrency regulation, is set to drop more rules on the industry by capping leverage trading on cryptocurrency...

Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve Cryptocurrency

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018 when compared...

Japan and Korea Officially Approve Their Biggest Crypto Exchanges

South Korea’s Internet & Security Agency (KISA) has granted an important certification to the country’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb. Meanwhile, in Japan, Coincheck, the...

BREAKING: Japan Allows Cryptocurrency Industry To Regulate Itself

Japan has given formal approval for its cryptocurrency industry to regulate itself, the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) confirmed October 24. JVCEA Can Police...

Bank of Japan Admits Its Role Would Be ‘Sharply Reduced’ by Cryptocurrency

A top-level executive from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) revealed that the country’s central bank doesn’t plan to issue a digital currency. The...

SBI Ripple Asia’s MoneyTap App Has Launched in Japan

MoneyTap, a consumer-focused blockchain money transfer app built by SBI Holdings and Ripple, has now gone live. Announced by Ripple in a tweet Thursday, the remittance...

In Japan, Exchange Operators Shore up Investor Protections After Thefts

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association says it will tighten investor protection stipulations after a wave of hacks on digital currency exchanges. Citing informed...