Tag: Japan

Japan: Crypto Classified as ‘Crypto-Assets’ to Prevent Confusion With Legal Tender

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has placed cryptocurrencies into a new legal category called “crypto-assets,” English-language local media The…

Hodler’s Digest, Dec 10-16: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the week

Top Stories This Week CEO of Defunct Mt. Gox Exchanges Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence Over Embezzlement Mark Karpeles, the…

The Daily: Japan Calls All Coins ‘Crypto Assets’, Russia Defines Cryptocurrency as Property

The Financial Services Agency of Japan has resolved to refer to cryptocurrencies as “crypto assets” in order to prevent confusion…

Japan’s Monex Group Launching Cryptocurrency Exchange in the US

Monex Group, a major Japanese financial services company and the parent company of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, has unveiled its plan…

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama

On Wednesday Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant…

Former Mt. Gox CEO Could Face 10 Years in Jail Over Embezzlement

Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year jail term for Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of Mt. Gox. The embattled Frenchman,…

Crypto Exchange Coincheck’s Owner Monex to Launch Crypto Trading in US starting Q1 2019

Online broker Monex Group, known for buying hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck in April, has announced it will launch cryptocurrency…

Ex-Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Denies Embezzlement as Prosecutors Call For Ten Year Jail Term

The former CEO of defunct Japanese Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, could spend ten years in jail over alleged…

10-Year Jail Term Sought for Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles

Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for Mark Karpeles, the former chief executive officer of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt.…

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