Coincheck, the Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange victim of a $500 million worth theft, has resumed new account openings, customer deposits, and purchasing of some digital currencies. The operator had suspended some…

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Denmark-based cryptography specialist Sepior has partnered with Japanese online financial services firm SBI Group to jointly develop a proprietary wallet on SBI’s Virtual Currencies exchange platform, VCTRADE. Cryptography Specialist Sepior Agrees…

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Japan’s financial regulator has formally approved a crypto exchange association, giving it legal powers to police the industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-crypto-exchange-group-gets-legal-status-to-self-regulate-industry/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp’s Zaif exchange was hacked mid-month, where digital coin losses amounted to 7 billion yen ($60 million). Today, the country’s financial watchdog has accused the…

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Japan’s Financial Services Agency has issued business improvement orders to six licensed crypto exchanges operating in the country. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japans-financial-watchdog-orders-aml-shake-up-at-6-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will be taking administrative action against several registered cryptocurrency exchange operators in the country. These exchanges include Quoine, Bitbank, BITPoint Japan, BtcBox, and industry leader BitFlyer,…

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One of the largest cryptocurrency companies in the world, Coinbase, just announced that it will be opening up operations in Japan very shortly. Coinbase Japan’s First Steps Although it may…

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