Two execs from South Korean crypto exchange Komid have been given jail time for faking trading volume and deceiving investors.
Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.
Only seven out of 21 South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges inspected got a full pass in a recent government security audit.
China’s internet censorship agency is bringing in regulations for blockchain service providers in the country.
Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly looking to close a loophole that lets unregistered investment firms solicit funds in cryptocurrencies.
In his closing arguments in a Tokyo court, Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, said he did not embezzle funds.
The Indian government could possibly legalize cryptocurrencies, but with tough terms and conditions attached, a news report suggests.
The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to introduce blockchain regulations, ASAP.
Benjamin Soong, Ledger's newly hired head of Asia-Pacific operations, says tether remains popular in the region despite the token's recent troubles.
An arbitration body in China has said bitcoin should be legally protected as a property, despite the central banks's ban on crypto trading.