Latest News and Updates

Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack


Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.
Monex Group, the Japan-based online brokerage firm that acquired Coincheck for $33.5 million following the cyberattack, announced Friday that the exchange is now registered with the Kanto Financial Bureau, under the country’s Payment Service Act, effective immediately.
The license was approved by the country’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), on the basis of Coincheck’s improved risk management and governance systems with “concrete internal controls and customer protection in mind,” Monex said.
Category: General
Date: 14.01.2019 18:00

BTCBIT Articles

Follow BTCBIT on social media to keep up-to-date with the latest news, from a range of useful resources.

Categories