Japanese citizens can donate cryptocurrencies to political parties, according to Sanae Takaichi, the country’s internal affairs and communications minister. Interestingly such donations are not required to be disclosed under Japan’s Political Funds Control Law. Other forms of donation, such as cash and securities, must be disclosed under the law. “Cryptographic assets do not fall under any of the above [regulations] and and don’t limit donations,” … Continue reading Japan Allows Cryptocurrency Donations
North America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently announced that the opening of an office in Japan. Nao Kitazawa, a veteran of Japan’s financial services industry, will lead operations for the cryptocurrency exchange in Japan. Why Japan Is Attractive To Coinbase The choice of Japan for Coinbase, which already operates in 32 countries (including one in Asia) internationally, is not surprising. The Japanese parliament legalized cryptocurrencies … Continue reading Why Did Coinbase Enter Japan?