Japan Crypto News
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Japan might be lowering tax burdens on crypto startups in 2023
The country discussed the necessity of reducing the tax requirements on crypto initiatives to prevent start-ups from leaving Japan.
Japan’s central bank scraps CBDC plans due to lack of interest from public
The Bank of Japan said it needs to explore the idea of a digital Yen further before giving it a greenlight as people have better options already.
Japan’s top crypto lobby groups push for lower taxes to attract talent
The lobbying groups are planning to ask the government to make crypto issuing and holding cheaper to prevent talented individuals from leaving the country.
Japan’s crypto self-regulatory system reportedly falling apart
The JVCEA has got warnings from the Financial Services Agency for delaying the introduction of anti-money laundering rules.
Stablecoin rules among topics discussed during Janet Yellen’s meeting with Japanese officials
The meeting between both authorities focused on issues that included “sustainable finance, crypto assets, and stablecoins.”
Japan-based exchanges to change screening method for listing crypto assets
Japan has introduced a slew of new crypto regulations designed to liberate the operations of the industry in the country.
Japan passes stablecoin bill for investor protection after UST debacle
Japan’s new stablecoin law limits stablecoin issuance to licensed banks, registered money transfer agents, and trust companies.
Brokerage giant Nomura starts offering Asian clients BTC derivatives
Crypto trading firm Cumberland DRW completed Nomura’s first BTC derivative trade on the CME Group platform.
Coinbase introduces new rules for crypto transactions in some countries
Due to legal requirements, Coinbase will ask for additional information before issuing crypto transactions to Canada, Japan and Singapore.
Russian sanction tightening: G7 intensifies measures and Japan sanctions against crypto usage
After the G7 countries decided to strengthen their sanctions against Russia, Japan announced that it is sanctioning Russian crypto IP's and sets an $8.5K penalty to exchanges who don't comply.
Japan orders crypto exchanges to comply with Russia sanctions
Defaulters of this order could face up to 3 years imprisonment and a fine of 1 million yen ($8,478.52).
FBI looks to return $190 million in Bitcoin seized from alleged Sony Life embezzler
An employee of Sony Group Corporation's insurance arm used the money he allegedly embezzled to buy 3,879 BTC on Coinbase.
Japanese crypto firms join forces to spearhead a new metaverse association
The association aims to promote the emerging metaverse technology in Japan by disseminating essential information both inside and outside of the region.
A Japanese game with 8 million users is launching a crypto metaverse
Metaworld is the newest version of Gensokishi Online, a popular Japanese game.
Coinbase launches in crypto-friendly Japan
The publicly traded exchange announced its inroads in the country yesterday.
Cardano (ADA) sees Japan listing after passing strict crypto regulatory checks
Cardano (ADA) has finally acquired regulatory approval to be listed on Japanese crypto exchanges.
XRP jumps 19% as Ripple announces ODL corridor in crypto-friendly Japan
As a part of its expansion in the APAC region, the company announces a new partnership.