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Two BTC exchanges shutdown Over REGULATORY Compliance


Mar 31, 2018 Posted /  1499 Views


Two BTC exchanges shutdown Over REGULATORY Compliance

Two Japanese exchanges, Mr. Exchange and Tokyo Gateway, can stop mercantilism once they return back client funds, consistent with Nikkei.The news comes as money regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) challenges exchanges to prove their security credentials in the wake of Coincheck’s $530 mln hacks in January.Many operators have opted to prevent servicing the Japanese market as a result of FSA inspections and requests, Prior to their closure, Mr. Exchange, and Tokyo Gateway were each within the method of securing a license as a part of a theme introduced by Japan in 2017.

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Mr exchange, in a blog posted on March 29 that,-“While this is a regrettable result, at present we have determined that it is difficult to be in a state of readiness to be able to respond to changes in the virtual-currency landscape, so we decided to withdraw the application for a virtual currency exchange business.”

While the Tokyo Gateway is currently offline with no official post by the company.


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