Coinbase Calls Japan’s Cryptocurrency Crackdown ‘good for us’


Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said Japan’s tighter scrutiny of the industry will give it an advantage, signaling the company’s confidence in securing regulatory approval to enter a market rocked by hacking scandals. Japan has been considered a cryptocurrency haven for its large pool of retail investors and light-touch government policies, but regulatory oversight has […]

Japan’s Financial Regulator Wants Crypto Industry to ‘Grow Under Appropriate Regulation’


The commissioner of Japan’s financial regulator the Financial Services Agency (FSA) said that the agency wants the cryptocurrency industry to “grow under appropriate regulation,” in an interview with Reuters August 22. Toshihide Endo, commissioner of Japan’s FSA, told Reuters he sees the agency’s goal for developing the crypto industry as finding a “balance” between consumer […]


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