FSA’s Policy Clarifications
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has recently clarified its financial administrative policies, outlining “what kind of policy the financial administration should conduct,” the agency wrote. Within the 41-page document, there is a section on cryptocurrency.
The FSA first discussed the protection of digital currency exchange users. Citing that cryptocurrencies utilize blockchain technology “which was not seen before,” the agency stated that to protect users, daily business management and system management are required.
“Since the beginning of 2017, the virtual currency price fluctuations and various movements have been seen in the virtual currency market such as currency forking,” the agency continued, emphasizing the importance of establishing what influence they have on users…