Japanese Exchange Coincheck Eyes America for Expansion

Coincheck, the Japanese crypto trading platform that found new owners after it was hacked earlier this year, is now planning to offer services on the US market. The exchange expects to be licensed in Japan next month, according to the… Continue Reading

All Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan Must Comply With Five New Criteria

The Japanese financial regulator has imposed five new criteria for all cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the country. These rules apply to existing exchange operators as well as new ones applying for registration for the first time. On-site inspections will be… Continue Reading

Coincheck Accepts Monex Acquisition Bid Which Will Inject It With Billions of Yens

The team behind the troubled Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has decided to sell the company to one of the largest securities trading companies in the country. Monex will provide much needed capital but will decapitate the exchange and replace its… Continue Reading

Monex Shares Jump Following News of Coincheck Acquisition

Monex Group, a Tokyo-based financial services group, is considering buying Coincheck. Shares in Monex jumped 23% off news that the retail investor was eyeing the Japanese exchange that was notoriously hacked this year. The move would benefit both parties, giving… Continue Reading

Japanese Online Broker Monex Plans Acquisition Of Hacked Crypto Exchange Coincheck

Monex, Japan’s number three online brokerage, is seeking to take over Coincheck, the cryptocurrency exchange that lost US$530 million worth of cryptocurrency in a hack earlier this year. Monex is said to be offering several billions of yens for a… Continue Reading