There are a total of 17 articles associated with Japan.
Binance is hoping to reinforce its status as the dominant digital asset exchange with its latest acquisition
“It’s taken a while, a lot of work, and we’ve got to a point now where the firm is a strong believer,” CEO Jez Mohideen told Blockworks
Crypto companies in Japan asked to defend against hacks from North Korea’s Lazarus group
Japan-based financial giant’s Laser Digital intends to launch trading and investment products in the coming months
As Japanese intellectual property gains international popularity, local crypto community continues to grow
The Japanese Justice Ministry will be having conversations with the Legislative Council to discuss revisions to the law later this month
The new legislation, which comes into effect in 2023, defines stablecoins as digital money and restricts issuance to licensed financial institutions
FTX’s new Japan-based exchange service comes on the heels of its acquisition of domestic company Liquid Group in February
Despite backlash, Square Enix would rather invest in blockchain gaming than retain some of its most recognizable franchises
Japan is tightening its crypto regulation in a bid to close the gap on Russia’s sanction evasion
Rakuten said its NFT marketplace would allow for the purchase, sale and trade of virtual assets based on Japanese manga and TV shows
LINE is aiming to increase the usage of its native crypto LINK (LN) and will begin trialling the token’s use in payments via its messaging app
The latest acquisition follows FTX’s $400 million Series C funding round last month, aimed at picking up licenses in major markets
In a note, cryptocurrency liquidity provider B2C2, which has significant operations in Japan, said this move was expected but the long term implications aren’t clear.
A currency arms race is brewing in Asia. A Minister for Economic Security, and a former Bank of Japan governor say Tokyo must act faster to create a CBDC in light of China and Europe’s efforts.
The partnership will help Japanese people access the platform to trade on Coinbase’s exchange by offering “MUFG Quick Deposit” for users in the country, it said.
The BTC/JPY trading pair is one of the largest in the world, and non-Japan residents were previously blocked off from access.