News Japan working on SWIFT-like crypto payment network

Japan and crypto have always had a very dynamic relationship, never conflicting but rather refining. Instead of seeing blockchain technology as a threat and banning all ICOs like South Korea attempted, Japan and crypto grew and are still growing through regulations. The country is known for innovation and growth as it stands, it hopes to move fo...

News Japan prepares for FATF inspection of AML crypto policies

After the recent amendments of cryptocurrency regulations, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan has now set its eyes on streamlining the cryptocurrency exchange industry. The agency is said to be in an all-out crackdown on crypto exchanges offering non-traceable transactions and also those that haven't worked on their identity verificati...

News G20 summit in Osaka to address international crypto regulations

This year's G20 summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy is scheduled to be held in Osaka, and Japan has proposed that it shall push motion for worldwide cryptocurrency regulations.  Apart from the G20 summit, there are also several other ministerial meetings that will be going on throughout Japan. These ministerial meetings will includ...

News Japan just amended its crypto regulations

Following recently increased cryptocurrency activities in Japan, the Japanese authorities have become more vigilant in updating the crypto regulations to ensure that all cryptocurrency businesses are properly regulated. Currently, Japan stands to be recognized as one of the most liberal environments for cryptocurrencies. It stands to be remember...