Tag: Asia-Pacific

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Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk

Brian Evans - Mar 22, 2019

A group of Mt. Gox creditors has warned of a market risk to forks of bitcoin in a draft plan for the collapsed exchange's civil rehabilitation.

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Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.

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Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus

Brian Evans - Mar 18, 2019

Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 to support blockchain firms joining Austrade's mission to CoinDesk Consensus in May.

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Japan to Hold First Ever Trial Over Crypto Hacking Losses

Brian Evans - Mar 15, 2019

An 18-year-old Japanese youth has been sent to prosecutors in the country's first ever trial involving cryptocurrency cyber-theft.

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Court Rules Quoine Exchange Liable for Reversing Bitcoin Trades Worth Millions

Brian Evans - Mar 14, 2019

A Singapore court has ruled crypto exchange Quoine liable for reversing trades for a total of 3,092 bitcoin by market maker B2C2.

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Thailand’s Securities Watchdog Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

Brian Evans - Mar 13, 2019

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has given the green light to the country's first portal for scrutinized token sales.

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North Korea Hacking Crypto Exchanges to Circumvent Sanctions: UN Panel

Brian Evans - Mar 08, 2019

A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

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Thai SEC Bans Three Cryptocurrencies from ICO Investment, Trading Pairs

Brian Evans - Mar 01, 2019

Thailand’s financial markets regulator has banned several cryptos as a means to invest in ICOs and as a base in trading pairs.

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Crypto Money Laundering Reports Spiked in Japan Last Year, Police Say

Brian Evans - Feb 28, 2019

Reports of suspicious cryptocurrency transactions in Japan soared last year, but were a tiny fraction of the overall total.

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Australian Regulator Trials Blockchain to Automate Transaction Reporting

Brian Evans - Feb 25, 2019

Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is trialing blockchain technology to automate reporting of cross-border transactions by institutions.