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Japan prepares to issue CBDC by 2023

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Dec 2020

Japan has been preparing for the issuance of digital currency in both the public and private sectors following swift moves by China and other countries to do the same, according to Japan Times.

CBDC, Japan, MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, Mizuho Bank, digital currency, virtual currency, banks, Central banks

FinCEN hits Helix and Coin Ninja founder with USD 60 million civil monetary penalty

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Nov 2020

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has recently hit the founder and primary operator of both Helix and Coin Ninja with a USD 60 million civil monetary penalty.

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, FinCEN, virtual currency, Bitcoin, AML program, Bitcoin mixer, cryptocurrency

Stax announces first Australian IPO to accept cryptocurrency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Oct 2020

Australia-based Stax has announced that West Coast Aquaculture Group (WCA) will conduct the country’s first initial public offering that accepts virtual currency as payment.

Stax, IPO, Australia, virtual currency, cryptocurrency, Tether, stablecoin, blockchain

Kanto Local Finance Bureau names OKCoin Japan a virtual currency exchange service provider

News | Cryptocurrencies | 31 Mar 2020

OKCoin has completed its registration with the Kanto Local Finance Bureau as a virtual currency exchange service provider based on Japan’s Payment Services Act for its OKCoin Japan K.K. entity. 

OKCoin, Japan, virtual currency, exchange, Kanto Local Finance Bureau, Fiat, cryptocurrency, Digital Asset, regulations, AML, transactions , Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin

Customer data protection and the impact on digital money and crypto: the 5th AML directive

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Mar 2020

Marta Solarska and Kamil Kaleńczuk, lawyers at Wołoszański & Partners discuss about the impact of the 5th AML directive over customer onboarding, plus GDPR context of AML procedure

Marta Solarska, Kamil Kalenczuk, WLAW, GDPR, virtual currency, cryptocurrency, merchants, data protection, AML, AMLD5, electronic identification

Verrency, Coinify announce new virtual currency partnership

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Aug 2019

Verrency has teamed up with Coinify, a Netherlands-based virtual currency provider, to help banks offer customers virtual currency for payments at any merchant around the world.

Verrency, Coinify, virtual currency, cryptocurrency, partnership, payments , APIs, banks

Rakuten to launch crypto exchange in April

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Mar 2019

Japan-based ecommerce company Rakuten has completed the registration of their cryptocurrency exchange, Rakuten Wallet.

Rakuten, launch, cryptocurrency, exchange, wallet, virtual currency, security, payments , transactions , service provider, Japan

Unionbank introduces the first crypto ATM in the Philippines

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Feb 2019

Union Bank of the Philippines (Unionbank) has revealed the launch of the country’s first crypto ATM that complies with the rules set by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

UnionBank, cryptocurrency, ATM, Philippines, banks, virtual currency, exchanges, remittance, transfers, transactions , payments