Category Archives: Japan

Japanese Financial Authority Clarifies Policy on Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Bitcoin News

=The Japanese Financial Services Agency has recently published a document clarifying its financial administrative policies, including its policy on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs).

Source: Japanese Financial Authority Clarifies Policy on Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Bitcoin News

Japan’s Legalization of Bitcoin Led to Surge in Mainstream Adoption

The Japanese government’s legalization of bitcoin as a currency has led to a surge in mainstream adoption in the country.

Source: Japan’s Legalization of Bitcoin Led to Surge in Mainstream Adoption

Japan Issues Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses

With more restriction in China and South Korea, Japan seems to embrace the digital currencies.

Source: Japan Issues Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses

Japan’s New Bitcoin Law Could Do More Damage Than NY BitLicense

Nw regulations in Japan that will make Bitcoin a legal form of payment may do more harm than good for the fledgling industry in the country.

Source: Japan’s New Bitcoin Law Could Do More Damage Than NY BitLicense

Japan OKs recognizing virtual currencies as similar to real money | The Japan Times

The latest bills on virtual currencies recognize them as asset-like values that can be used in making payments and be transferred digitally.

The latest bills on virtual currencies recognize them as asset-like values that can be used in making payments and be transferred digitally.

Source: Japan OKs recognizing virtual currencies as similar to real money | The Japan Times