Materials by tag Japan

Jun 21, 2019 at 11:29
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Asia
The Asia region is known for its contradictory relationship towards blockchain technology plus cryptocurrency and its decentralized nature. Some countries such as China, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, etc., embrace it for its innovativeness and disruptive potential, while others try to strictly regulate or even ban it.
Mar 20, 2019 at 11:53
The Biggest Blockchain Event in Japan
On April 6th and 7th, VC’s, funds, emerging projects, key talent, and executives from traditional finance throughout Asia and around the world will gather for one of the biggest blockchain events in Tokyo.
Feb 22, 2019 at 16:48
Bank of Japan Delves into Central Bank Cryptocurrency
The Bank of Japan released a new report that examines the concept and role of digital currencies in the general monetary system.
Dec 11, 2018 at 17:20
Japan is Reconsidering its Regulations to Reduce Cryptocurrency Taxation
Digital currency trading volumes have substantially decreased following the drop in Bitcoin price. Given such a situation on the market, a Japanese lawmaker has suggested adding several amendments to the country’s policy related to crypto activity.
Dec 10, 2018 at 16:23
The Number of Suspicious Cryptocurrency Transactions has Increased in Japan
As a decentralised technology, digital currency is often accused of being used for illegal purposes such as money laundering and tax evasion. As per the National Police Agency of Japan (NPA), crypto exchanges submitted almost 6,000 reports of suspicious trading in the period from January to October.
Nov 18, 2018 at 09:37
Japan's FSA Considers Regulating Crypto Wallet Services
A Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) spokesperson revealed a plan for acquiring full control over the manner in which crypto wallet providers conduct their daily activities. The measures however are not yet implemented, as of press time.
Nov 02, 2018 at 15:34
Japanese Financial Bull "SBI Group" to Utilize Ripple Extensively with R3
While at the SBI Financial Results briefing, Yoshitaka Kitao, CEO of SBI Group, proclaimed that the company has already started discussions to develop a project for R3 which uses Ripple more widely.
Oct 25, 2018 at 12:44
Japan Grants Digital Currency Sector Self-Regulatory Status
On October 24, Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) gave the digital currency sector self-regulatory status, allowing the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association to patrol, ratify and sanction exchanges for any arising violations.
Oct 23, 2018 at 11:42
Japanese Government to Significantly Simplify Crypto Taxation
A full committee of tax experts in Japan which is responsible for giving advice to the government on taxation issues has called for the loosening of the country's digital currency tax filing process.
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