Monday, November 19, 2018
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Japanese taxation committee seeks to simplify crypto tax reporting

Japan is debating at government level a shake-up of complex tax reporting procedures for cryptocurrency investors. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Zaif, Fisco partner to compensate users after $60m hack

The Japanese crypto exchange Zaif has disclosed the details of its plan to compensate users after a hack that hit the platform last month. Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

Coinbase confident Japanese crypto exchange license arriving

A Coinbase executive has said that the crypto exchange's licensing application in Japan is ongoing and will "certainly" be completed in 2019. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Japan’s GMO Internet to launch yen-pegged stablecoin in 2019

GMO says its new coin will be focused on remittances, praising the success of the stablecoin market. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Japan’s Prime Minister appoints pro-blockchain figure

A prominent pro-blockchain politician has been appointed as Minister of Science, Technology, and IT in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe's cabinet. Read more: cointelegraph.com

SimCorp opens office in Japan

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, Read more: www.finextra.com

In Japan, exchange operators shore up investor protections after thefts

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association says it will tighten investor protection stipulations after a wave of hacks. Read more: bitcoinist.com

SBI plans crypto token ‘S Coin’ for mobile retail payments

Japanese banking giant SBI Holdings has unveiled plans to launch "S Coin", a cryptocurrency token for mobile retail payments. Read more: www.ccn.com

Ripple advances in Saudi Arabia and Japan

Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank has signed up with RippleNet, opening up remittance payment corridors between the Kingdom and US and Asia Read more: www.finextra.com

Huobi acquires licensed crypto exchange in Japan

Giant cryptocurrency exchange, Huobi has acquired a majority stake in Japan-based BitTrade in a move that is aimed at significantly scaling the trading platform Read more: www.ccn.com