Japan’s Financial Regulator Says Stablecoins Are Not Cryptocurrencies

The lack of uniformity in stablecoins has led Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to conclude that stablecoins are not cryptocurrency. Not All Digital Assets Are Created Equal Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) recently announced that it does not believe stablecoins should be classified in the same category as cryptocurrencies. According to Japan’s Payment Services Act […]

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Changelly CEO Speaks on Monero Controversy and Shapeshift Ending Anonymity [Interview]

Bitcoinist spoke with the Ilya Bere, CEO of Changelly, an instant online cryptocurrency swap service, about its main competitor Shapeshift now requiring users to prove their identity, how his company is treading the current regulatory landscape, and where he sees cryptocurrency exchanges headed as a whole.  ‘Changelly is going to do everything possible to keep […]

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NASDAQ-Powered Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform to Launch in June

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 15, 2018 · 5:00 am DX.Exchange, a NASDAQ-powered cryptocurrency exchange platform is set to launch in June 2018. DX becomes the latest in a slew of crypto exchange services as the digital currency market continues to mature. The platform hopes to offer a robust ecosystem for OTC derivatives and crypto tokens. […]

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Japanese Crypto Exchanges Launch Self-Regulatory Body

Nick Omo · April 25, 2018 · 2:00 pm The 16 registered cryptocurrency exchange services in Japan have come together to form the Japan Cryptocurrency Exchange Association (JCEA). This is according to a report by Asahi Shimbun, a local news outlet in Japan. The JCEA will be responsible for the self-regulation of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange […]

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Japan’s Line Chat App to Start Cryptocurrency Exchange

Jeff Francis · January 31, 2018 · 2:15 am Japan’s popular chat app, Line, has announced that they have filed to launch a cryptocurrency exchange within the app. While some countries are clamping down on cryptocurrency and exchanges, Japan has opened their doors. This had led to a marked rise in crypto-related businesses seeking to […]

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