Tag: Japan

Enjin Coin (ENJ) Price Explodes by 90% as Japan’s JVCEA Approves it for Coincheck Listing

Less than two years after entering the Japanese market, Enjin Coin has received approval from the country’s JVCEA to be listed on the cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. Thus, the asset has become the first gaming token authorized for usage in the Asian nation. JVCEA Approves Enjin Coin’s Listing On Coincheck Launched following several high-profile exchange hacks […]

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Report: Mt Gox Creditors Could Claim 90% Of The Owned Bitcoins After A CoinLab Deal

Nearly $5 billion in bitcoin could make their way back to Mt. Gox users following a deal between creditors and CoinLab. Nevertheless, the agreement is still reportedly subject to creditor acceptance. Bloomberg reporter Matt Leising offered a brief explanation of the story earlier today, noting that CoinLab has reached a deal with Mt. Gox creditors […]

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New Online System at Mt. Gox May Be Used to Facilitate Bitcoin Refunds to Creditors, Says Trustee

New Online System at Mt. Gox May Be Used to Facilitate Bitcoin Refunds to Creditors, Says Trustee

Mt. Gox’s trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has asked creditors of the defunct crypto exchange to register on a new online system so that they might receive their refunds and be able to vote on the civil rehabilitation plan. ● In a statement released Jan. 7, Kobayashi said the registration targets those creditors who have already filed […]

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Nomura and Ripple Partner SBI Holdings Support XRP, Reject Token’s Categorization as Security

Nomura and Ripple Partner SBI Holdings Support XRP, Reject Token’s Categorization as Security

As XRP continues to plummet in value due to Ripple’s turmoil with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the token seems to find some support in Japan, as crypto exchanges in the nation have refused to delist it. Nomura and Key Ripple Partner Keep Supporting XRP, Reject US SEC Claims Per a report published […]

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Japanese Giant SBI Group Launched A Crypto Lending Service For Bitcoin

Founded in 1999, SBI Group is a financial services company based in Tokyo, Japan. Apart from offering numerous traditional financial services, the SoftBank Group subsidiary announced today a new cryptocurrency-related endeavor. SBI Group has introduced a digital asset lending service through its cryptocurrency arm – SBI VC Trade. The statement informed that the platform, dubbed […]

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A comprehensive regulatory overview of Japan

A comprehensive regulatory overview of Japan

Quick Take Japan continues to build its regulatory framework for digital assets. After difficult years due to heavy-handed regulation in light of several hacks, Japanese cryptocurrency businesses might finally be able to expand at home and abroad. This research piece is available to members of The Block Genesis. You can continue reading this Genesis research […]

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Bitcoin.com Announces Cooperation Agreement With Japanese Media CoinOtaku

Bitcoin.com Announces Cooperation Agreement With Japanese Media CoinOtaku

PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin.com, the go-to web portal for everything bitcoin, announced it reached a cooperation agreement with Japanese media CoinOtaku. A subsidiary of Beat Holdings Limited, CoinOtaku (CoinPartner) has over 900,000 views per month in its cryptocurrency portal and thousands of subscribers to its YouTube channel. In addition to the media business, Beat Holdings also […]

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Top Japanese banks, companies to test private digital currency next year

Top Japanese banks, companies to test private digital currency next year

More than 30 major Japanese firms, including banks, are set to trial a common, private digital currency next year to improve payments. Japanese crypto exchange DeCurret, a member of the group, announced the news on Thursday. Other members of the initiative include the top three Japanese banks — MUFG, Sumitomo Mitsui, and Mizuho — as […]

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Crypto market maker B2C2 is pushing Japan’s biggest trading houses to buy bitcoin

Crypto market maker B2C2 is pushing Japan’s biggest trading houses to buy bitcoin

Quick Take Crypto trading firm B2C2 is looking to spur the adoption of bitcoin by some of the largest conglomerates in Japan. The firm thinks it can convince the country’s trading houses to allocate a portion of their balance sheets to bitcoin. This feature story is available to subscribers of The Block Daily. You can […]

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