Tag: japan crypto

Apr 27 2022

Polygon, Circle Help Japanese Blockchain Games Startup Raise $24 Mln

Apr 27 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  japan crypto news p2e games

Japanese blockchain gaming company double jump.tokyo said on Wednesday it raised 3 billion yen ($24 million) in its latest funding round. Notable stakeholders in the firm include Singapore crypto unicorn Amber, USDC issuer Circle and blockchain operator Polygon. Double jump will use the new capital to expand its operations and pursue more partnerships with established...

Mar 28 2022

Japan To Tighten Crypto Rules for Preventing Sanctions Evasion

The Japanese government is planning to make stricter rulings on cryptocurrency exchanges, as the country announced plans to amend its Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act.

Just-In: Japan Toughens Crypto Stance On Russian Sanctions

Mar 28 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  japan japan crypto news regulation news russia

Japan will revise its foreign exchange law to prevent Russia from exploiting crypto to evade economic sanctions. Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said in a...

Feb 09 2022

Breaking: Japan’s Leading Mobile Messenger LINE All Set To Test Crypto Payments

Japanese messaging app LINE is expanding its crypto services. LINE Pay, the fintech arm and operator of the digital wallet of the messaging company, announced that it will allow users of the payment service to pay online with LINK (LN). LINK is the native token of the LINE blockchain. The offer will roll out on The post Breaking: Japan’s Leading Mobile Messenger LINE...

Feb 05 2022

Japan Considers Easing The Country’s Strict $1 Trillion Coin Listing Regulations – Why Does It Matter?

The Japanese Virtual Currency Asset and Exchange Association (JVCEA) is considering loosening restrictions on coin listing. With a $1 trillion cryptocurrency trading industry, Japan is changing its perspective and innovating by making it easier to list digital tokens. The listing rules in place require prospective digital coins to go through a...

Feb 04 2022

ZipangCoin: Japan’s Biggest Bank Mitsui & Co. Releasing Its Own Cryptocurrency

Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co. has planned to roll out its ZipangCoin (ZPG) digital currency as early as this month. As reported, ZipangCoin (ZPG) will be linked to gold prices and sold to retail investors via...

Dec 07 2021

Just-In: Japan to Impose Stricter Regulations on Stablecoins

Dec 07 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bnbbkrw bnbbtc bnbbusd bnbeth bnbeur

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan has announced that they will follow the US regulator's footsteps in the matter of strengthening regulatory oversight for Stablecoins. According to reports from a local publication, the FSA has declared the updated restrictions on Stablecoins issuance in the nation, in lieu of which, only banks and wire transfer services The post Just- In: Japan to Impose Stricter...

May 31 2021

FSA Warns of Bybit Operating Unregistered Crypto Services in Japan

The financial watchdog says Bybit's marketing campaign keeps targeting Japanese investors despite it's not registered.

Apr 05 2021

Bank of Japan Begins CBDC Proof-of-Concept Testing Phase 1 Today

The BOJ first announced its intentions to explore CBDC creation in July of 2020.

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