Tag: fsa

  • taiwan
    Blockchain

    Taiwan Pursues Favorable Crypto and Blockchain Regulation, Next Major Market?

    Asia’s seventh largest economy Taiwan has pursued friendly regulation for crypto and blockchain companies, as the government recognized the potential of blockchain technology in bolstering the economic growth of the country. This year, Malta, described as the “Blockchain Island,” established a new trend of implementing favorable policies for...

    Joseph Young | September 18, 2018 | 10:56 am
  • shutterstock
    Crypto

    Interest Towards Crypto in Japan is Rising So Rapidly That FSA Expands

    According to Reuters Japan, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan, the country’s main financial watchdog, will expand its crypto team to respond to the rising growth of the digital asset sector. By the end of 2018, 12 government officials will be added to the crypto team of...

    Joseph Young | September 13, 2018 | 11:11 am
  • japan
    Industry

    Deutsche Bank Veteran Jumps Ship, Joins Japanese Crypto Exchange

    Although many risk-averse individuals are hesitant to venture into the nascent cryptocurrency industry, there are some that are willing to take the plunge, including a multitude of former institutional investors, analysts, traders, and executives. Japanese Trader Joins FXCoin As Senior Strategist Since the inception of Bitcoin, talented individuals have flocked...

    Nick Chong | September 4, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • Japanese
    Industry

    Japan Has No Plans to Curb Crypto, Seeks Further Growth

    Japan’s positive stance on cryptocurrencies just got reaffirmed. “We have no intention to curb (the crypto industry) excessively,” said Toshihide Endo, the commissioner of Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan’s top financial regulator. No Plans to Curb Crypto In a recent interview with Reuters, Endo said that the FSA...

    Prateek Dimri | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • japan
    Industry

    Japan to Focus Cryptocurrency Regulation on Speculative Investments

    The Financial Services Agency, the government agency that oversees banking, securities, and exchange services in Japan, plans to set up stricter requirements on cryptocurrencies and its use for speculative purposes. Japan Regulator May Impose Cap on Cryptocurrency Trading Leverage Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have mainly become tools for...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 8, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • japan
    Industry

    FSA Considers Changing Japanese Cryptocurrency Regulations

    New information points towards the FSA, Japan’s financial regulating body, changing the legal basis on which cryptocurrencies are overseen in the country. FSA Considers Change to Regulatory Basis As was reported in local Japanese media Sankei on July 3, the Financial Services Agency is considering changing the legal foundation...

    John McMahon | July 3, 2018 | 1:30 pm
  • japan
    In-Depth

    What Will New FSA Head Mean for Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges

    As the position of minister of the FSA is about to change hands, questions about the future of regulations on cryptocurrency and blockchain based technology arise in Japan. Japan’s FSA to Change Hands As the current minister of Japan’s Financial Security Agency, Nobuchika Mori, heads into what most...

    John McMahon | June 27, 2018 | 11:00 am

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