Crypto News From Japan: Jan. 13-17 in Review

Binance looks to expand in the country, a new working group assesses security token offerings, and more headlined news in Japan this past week. This week’s news from Japan included additional comments against crypto trading from China, Binance’s potential involvement in Japan, positivity from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), more crypto exits from European Union […]

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Tether Claims to Be Okay With Merger of Class-Action Lawsuits Against It

Tether says it did not deny prosecutors’ request to consolidate three lawsuits the stablecoin and its sister exchange Bitfinex are facing. Currently facing multiple lawsuits, cryptocurrency stablecoin issuer Tether (USDT) received a request from prosecutors asking for consolidation, combining three lawsuits into one, which Tether has not denied. “We did not oppose the plaintiffs’ requests […]

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SEC’s CryptoMom Wants US to Learn From Chinese Digital Innovation

The U.S. should learn from other countries, especially China, on digital currency, says SEC commissioner Hester Peirce. The United States could learn from China’s innovations in digital currency, says Securities and Exchange commissioner Hester Peirce.  Fielding questions via webcam at this week’s Crypto Finance Conference in Switzerland, the public sector leader known as CryptoMom, called […]

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