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.
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.
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.
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.