Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.
Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 to support blockchain firms joining Austrade’s mission to CoinDesk Consensus in May.
An 18-year-old Japanese youth has been sent to prosecutors in the country’s first ever trial involving cryptocurrency cyber-theft.
A Singapore court has ruled crypto exchange Quoine liable for reversing trades for a total of 3,092 bitcoin by market maker B2C2.
The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has given the green light to the country’s first portal for scrutinized token sales.
A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.
Thailand’s financial markets regulator has banned several cryptos as a means to invest in ICOs and as a base in trading pairs.
Reports of suspicious cryptocurrency transactions in Japan soared last year, but were a tiny fraction of the overall total.
In his closing arguments in a Tokyo court, Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, said he did not embezzle funds.
The Indian government could possibly legalize cryptocurrencies, but with tough terms and conditions attached, a news report suggests.