In the United States, the Cryptocurrency Exchange is expected to close trade services in Japan due to rising corporate costs.
In an e-mailed statement from Kraken, Bloomberg reports that the San Francisco-based exchange operator has closed its “all services” in Japan with an exit attempt scheduled for June 2018. However, the change remained The door was open to the future.
Suspension services for Japanese inhabitants will allow me to focus better on resources to improve in other geographical regions. This is a local service suspension that affects only Japanese residents and does not affect services provided to Japanese nationals or companies resident outside Japan.
Kraken was not immediately available to respond to the NCC’s commentary at the time of publication.
Kraken, one of the world’s oldest crypto-money markets, has invested millions of dollars in Japanese financiers, including SBI, the largest investor in the millions of dollars worth of B series. At that time Kraken explained plans to use the funding to push the cryptosuzon services, especially Bitcoin and Ethereum, to Japan.
The output reported from Kraken comes at a time when Japan’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), intensifies the ongoing scrutiny of national currency operators operating for a license or applying for licenses. . In March, the ÖSO issued an official warning to Binance, the largest crypto-money shopping center in the world, to register with AgentS and operate without a license.
The accelerated review follows the abuse of NME tokens of $ 530 million from the Tokyo Coincheck Stock Exchange, which is considered the largest crypto exchange flight in history. In January, the sprinkling of the waitress saw a handful of trades hitting the orders suspended from the regulator. ÖSO has also taken a serious step in ordering to end the exchange of two coded stock exchanges at the end of March. Elsewhere, the SBI Virtual Currencies, run by the Japanese banking giant SBI, delayed its launch after it determined that it was necessary to strengthen its position on cybersecurity before entering service.
Nevertheless, Japan is among the most friendly judicial districts for cryptographic companies. Earlier this month, a government-backed working group proposed new rules to legalize and regulate the first money offers (OIC) in the country.
The recognition of Bitcoin as a legal form of payment and the emergence of crypto-currency units in Japanese society have also shown that large Japanese companies are entering the crypto field. Earlier this month, the Japanese online brokerage company Monex announced that it bought Coincheck, a troubled stock market, despite the debts opened after the January robbery. During the past week, the Internet giant Yahoo Japan confirmed its intention to acquire BitarG’s 40% of the capital, between 2 billion and 3 billion yen, between 18.5 and 27.8 million dollars. .