Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.
Japan’s Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.
Singapore-based exchange DragonEx says it has been hacked for an undisclosed amount in a large number of cryptocurrencies.
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.
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.
Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is trialing blockchain technology to automate reporting of cross-border transactions by institutions.
The Thai National Legislative Assembly has approved changes to the law allowing tokenized securities to be issued and traded in the country.
An Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges in the country.
A Bank of Korea study concluded that a central bank digital currency could adversely affect commercial banks and ultimately financial stability.
South Korea has decided not to lift its ban on domestic initial coin offerings after a watchdog’s survey found projects have been violating rules.
Two execs from South Korean crypto exchange Komid have been given jail time for faking trading volume and deceiving investors.
New Zealand Police says the investigation into the hack of crypto exchange Cryptopia is complex and it’s keeping an “open mind” on all possibilities.
New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline claiming “significant” losses arising from a hack.