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CDCROP: Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in the Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
FTX Japan Plans to Restart Local Customer Withdrawals
The crypto exchange's subsidiary has confirmed Japanese customer funds will remain separate from the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S.
CDCROP: Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in the Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Cityscape Tokyo, Japan (Ryo Yoshitake/Unsplash)
Binance Enters Japan With Acquisition of Regulated Crypto Exchange Sakura
Japan's financial services regulator was one of several that last year issued warnings saying Binance was not licensed to operate in its market.
CDCROP: Cityscape Tokyo, Japan (Ryo Yoshitake/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Cityscape Tokyo, Japan (Ryo Yoshitake/Unsplash)
Social-Media Giant LINE Closes Its Crypto Exchange Bitfront
The firm will focus on its native blockchain and token, LINK.
CDCROP: Cityscape Tokyo, Japan (Ryo Yoshitake/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Japan, Tokyo, West Shinjuku, office buildings and flag, low angle view  (Getty Images)
Bank of Japan to Run CBDC Experiments With Country's Megabanks: Report
The central bank will decide on issuing a digital yen in 2026.
CDCROP: Japan, Tokyo, West Shinjuku, office buildings and flag, low angle view  (Getty Images)

CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried sticking his tongue out while at Crypto Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Sam Bankman-Fried's Crumbling FTX Empire Holds $1.2B Cash Reserves
The bankrupt crypto exchange FTX owes around $3.1 billion to its top 50 creditors.
CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried sticking his tongue out while at Crypto Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Japanese Flag (Shutterstock)
FTX Japan Preparing to Allow Withdrawals by Year End: Report
The payment system for withdrawals is still suspended for now.
CDCROP: Japanese Flag (Shutterstock)

CDCROP: Australian Made CMI H2D Home Safe With La Gard 3750 Digital Electronic Lock. An example of basic home safe that can bolted to a concrete floor (Creative Commons)
Liquid Global, Crypto Exchange Owned by FTX, Halts Withdrawals
The Japanese exchange was acquired by FTX earlier this year.
CDCROP: Australian Made CMI H2D Home Safe With La Gard 3750 Digital Electronic Lock. An example of basic home safe that can bolted to a concrete floor (Creative Commons)

CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in Washington (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
FTX Employees Worldwide Learned of Bankruptcy Along With the Public
Staff from FTX Japan and other subsidiaries found out about the insolvency filing on Twitter, CoinDesk was told.
CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in Washington (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in Washington (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
FTX Japan to Go Into 'Close-Only' Mode Following Regulator's Order to Suspend Operations
The Financial Services Agency had ordered the local arm of Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto exchange to halt operations until December following a withdrawal halt.
CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in Washington (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Japan, Tokyo, West Shinjuku, office buildings and flag, low angle view  (Getty Images)
Japan Mobile-Phone Operator NTT Docomo to Invest $4B Into Web3
The operator will collaborate with Astar Foundation and Accenture to speed up Web 3 adoption in the country.
CDCROP: Japan, Tokyo, West Shinjuku, office buildings and flag, low angle view  (Getty Images)