Japanese FSA approves more cryptocurrency exchanges

The Japanese Financial Services Agency made an announcement on its website posting a document about four new cryptocurrency exchanges which are being approved to function in Japan
03 December 2017   538

The Japanese Financial Services Agency made an announcement that four more cryptocurrency exchanges are now approved to legally operate in Japan. Previously, only 11 cryptoexchanges exchanges were reported to have received FSA approval.

The new cryptoexchanges that were approved are Tokyo Bitcoin Exchange Co. Ltd, Bit Arg Exchange Tokyo Co. Ltd, FTT Corporation, and Xtheta Corporation.

Only the digital currencies handled by the approved exchanges correspond to the definition under the fund settlement law.
 

Japanese Financial Services Agency

As it was stated in the announcement, Bitcoin trading was approved only for three of the four companies, while Xtheta Corporation has been approved to trade additional cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, NEM, Monacoin, and Counterparty tokens (XCP).

Swansea Hosts Blockchain and Distributed Energy Conference

The BEW'18, which will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, UK, is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain
19 February 2018   238

The Blockchain Energy Wales'18 Conference will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, United Kingdom.

The conference will introduce Klenergy and their Pylon Network, which is a decentralised energy exchange platform powered by renewable energy. The BEW'18 is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain, distributed energy, peer2peer and smart technology.

BEW conference location swanseaBEW'18 Exact Location

Location: TechHub Swansea, 221 Stryd Fawr, Swansea SA1 1NW, UK
Time: from 9AM to 1.30PM

The headline speakers include Paul Harwood, Basicincome supporter and advocate, and David Clubb, director of RUKCymru and head of digital RenewableUK.

The agenda of the conference is as follows: Blockchain technology and its application in the energy sector, future of blockchain wallet systems, buildings as power stations, building the open-source co-operation protocol for the energy sector, and more.