Author: Norbert Gehrke


norbert gehrke

Passionate about strategy & innovation in Japan. Connector of people & ideas.

BITOCEAN (株式会社BITOCEAN) was the last exchange approved by the FSA, on December 26, 2017. Since the Coincheck hack in January 2018, all FSA personnel have been focused on strengthening the control infrastructure of existing exchanges and pending applicants, with a number of business suspension and business improvements orders issued (detailed below). In breaking news on June 1, BitTrade has been acquired by Singaporean investor and entrepreneur Eric Cheng. BitTrade has been one of the crypto exchanges that has *not* been sanctioned by the FSA. 8 pending applications, 8 applications withdrawn Any exchange already operating at the time of the new regulation…

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