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Japan Approves 17th Crypto Exchange – Its First in Over a Year

Exchanges It has been over a year since Japan’s Financial Services Agency last approved a cryptocurrency exchange to legally operate in the country. Coincheck, which was hacked early last year, has become the 17th fully-registered crypto exchange in the country. The exchange has made numerous improvements after it was acquired …

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South Korea Government Approves Seven out of 21 Cryptocurrency Exchanges’ Security Policy

Some of South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges have passed a government security audit, but the majority could be exposed to attacks, local tech news outlet ZDNet reported on Jan 10. Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit, in addition to four other major exchanges, satisfied investigators during the audit, which took place between …

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Ireland Approves Anti-Money Laundering Bill Regarding Cryptocurrency

The Irish Cabinet has passed a bill to govern the use of virtual currencies especially in the area of money laundering and financing terrorism. This bill is said to be an amendment to the Criminal Justice Bill, Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. The country’s local media outlet revealed this on January 3. To Bring …

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Irish Gov’t Approves Anti-Money Laundering Bill Affecting Cryptocurrency

The Cabinet, the executive organ of the government of Ireland, has approved a bill that would give effect to the European Union (EU) Fifth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive, the Irish Times reported Jan. 3. The directive — which came into force on July 9, 2018 — sets a new legal …

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Chile Court Approves Banks Banning Crypto Exchanges, Can Market Survive?

On December 6, the Third Chamber of the Chilean Supreme Court officially sided with the state-owned BancoEstado after it banned a local crypto exchange by shutting down its bank account. Orionx, a digital asset trading platform based in Chile, filed an appeal with the supreme court following an abrupt termination …

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Visa Approves Monaco Cryptocurrency Card for Singapore Residents

By November 1, 2017, 12:36 PM EDT Visa Inc. has approved a prepaid card backed by the cryptocurrency Monaco as the world’s largest payments network continues its foray into digital currencies. Monaco’s prepaid card has been approved for issuance to Singaporean residents, Visa spokeswoman Lea Cademenos said in an email. …

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Putin Approves Framework for ICO, Cryptocurrency Regulation

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Russian President Vladimir Putin has personally approved a timeline for a framework that will regulate initial coin offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrency mining operations. Putin Orders Parliament to Regulate ICOs According to official Kremlin documents published this week, …

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Japan’s FSA approves 11 companies as operators of cryptocurrency exchanges

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Financial Services Agency approved 11 companies as operators of cryptocurrency exchanges, the financial watchdog said on Friday. The Japanese government has recognized bitcoin as legal tender in April and required cryptocurrency exchange operators to register with the government. The move was aimed at avoiding a repeat …

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Japan’s FSA Approves 11 Companies as Operators of Crypto-Currency Exchanges – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Japan’s FSA Approves 11 Companies as Operators of Crypto-Currency ExchangesU.S. News & World ReportTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Financial Services Agency approved 11 companies as operators of crypto-currency exchanges, the financial watchdog said on Friday. The Japanese government has recognized bitcoin as legal tender in April …

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Vietnamese PM Approves Plan to Authorize Bitcoin As Form of Payment

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has reportedly authorized a plan that could lead to the official recognition of digital currencies like Bitcoin as a form of payment in the country by 2018. Based on a report by regional news services VNA, the prime minister has ordered the country’s central …

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