Articles with tag: financial services agency

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A look into Japan's fintech landscape - Tokyo FinTech

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 May 2020

Norbert Gehrke of Tokyo FinTech elaborates on the most important fintech trends in Japan, while highlighting the possible impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the financial services sector

Norbert Gehrke, Tokyo FinTech, fintech, Japan, coronavirus, COVID-19, economy, Tokyo, Netherlands, Switzerland, Taiwan, Sweden, cashless, payments, Germany, merchants, SMEs, Open Banking, banking, electronic payments, PISPs, AISPs, banks, APIs, Financial Services Agency, FSA, startups, digital banks, retail, Emerada, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Payment Services Act, PSA, Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, FIEA, security, tokens, exchange, blockchain, transactions

LINE receives FCAs approval for crypto exchange business in Japan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Sep 2019

LINE, a Japanese messaging app provider, has been approved for a cryptocurrency business license in Japan.

LINE, messaging app, cryptocurrency exchange, Japan, tokens, token economy, Financial Services Agency, blockchain

FSA to step up surveillance of Japanese banks showing signs of stress

News | Payments General | 28 Aug 2019

The Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan’s financial regulator, has announced plans to step up surveillance of local banks that show signs of stress.

Japan, banks, financial services, financial health, Financial Services Agency, FSA

Japanese financial regulator receives crypto exchange license applications

News | Cryptocurrencies | 31 Dec 2018

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has received 190 cryptocurrency exchange license applications.

Financial Services Agency, Japan, Asia, cryptocurrency exchange license applications, cryptocurrency Japanese, Virtual Currency Exchange Association, anti-money-laundering policy, AML, crypto exchange

Revolut secures Singapore and Japan licences

News | Payments General | 30 Nov 2018

Challenger banking service Revolut has secured licences in Singapore and Japan for planned launches in 2019.

Revolut, Singapore, Japan, licences, digital banking, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Financial Services Agency of Japan

Japans financial authorities order improvements at crypto exchanges

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jun 2018

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.

Japan, Financial Services Agency, FSA, money laundering, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, BitFlyer

Japanese crypto exchanges to roll out self-regulatory organisation

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Apr 2018

16 Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges, licensed by the Financial Services Agency (FSA), have officially announced the creation of a self-regulating organization.

Bitcoin, regulation, crypto, cryptocurrency, Japan, Financial Services Agency, cryptocurrency exchange

Swiss and Japan regulators sign fintech agreement

News | Payments General | 05 Apr 2018

Japanese and Swiss financial regulators have initiated an agreement on financial technology.

Switzerland, Japan Financial Services Agency, FSA, Financial Market Supervisory Authority, Finma, cooperation, fintech, regulators, financial services

Japans FSA grants official approval to 11 cryptocurrency operators

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Oct 2017

Japan’s Financial Services Agency has approved 11 companies as operators of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Japan, Financial Services Agency, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin, money laundering

Japan to recognize Bitcoin as legal

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Apr 2017

Japan’s Governor has announced that beginning with April 1st will start recognizing Bitcoin as a legal method of payment.

Bitcoin, Japan, Asia, cryptocurrency, AML, KYC, regulation, Financial Services Agency Japan