JAPAN

Strict Japanese Crypto Laws Discourage Foreign Exchanges … For Now

A new report has found strict regulations are discouraging overseas exchanges from opening in Japan, but would likely benefit n...

Tokyo District Court Extends Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Deadline

The trustee of now-defunct Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has extended the deadline for the submission of rehabilitat...

China’s Oldest Exchange OKCoin Readies for Move Into Japan

OKCoin, one of the oldest exchanges in China, is continuing its crypto exchange business expansion, announcing on March 30 that...

ConsenSys Partnering with Hitachi for PegaSys Plus Sales in Japan

Hitachi Solutions will be the first company in Japan permitted to conduct sales of blockchain software technology company Conse...
March 30, 2020
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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: March 22-28 in Review

This week’s headlines from Japan included Bitbank adding smartphone compatibility for identity verification, Fobi Japan announc...

Japanese Investors Rushed To Buy The Dip After Bitcoin Bloodbath

The number of retail investors registering for an account with Japanese cryptocurrency exchange bitbank spiked by 40% in the we...

Mt. Gox Trustee Reveals Draft Rehabilitation Plan

The trustee for the defunct Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange has drafted a rehabilitation plan for creditors. The plan will see ...

Mt. Gox Casts a Dark Shadow of Crypto’s Collapse — A Long Fight for Justice

Mt. Gox’s creditors will meet today, March 25, as part of a compensation process that seems to go on and on. This news comes at...

Tokyo-Based Association Announces New Guidelines for Blockchain Gaming

One organization in Japan is finding new ways to explain regulations covering illegal activities in the blockchain gaming commu...
March 25, 2020
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Mt. Gox Creditors to Meet Tomorrow As Reimbursement Process Inches Forward

In the latest sign of a step forward in a lengthy compensation process, the infamous hacked Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Mt. Gox appe...