Binance enters Japanese market through the acquisition of JFSA-registered Sakura Exchange BitCoin

Binance enters japan

Binance has announced the acquisition of 100% of Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), a Japanese-registered cryptocurrency exchange service provider.

The world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider announced via a blog post that it enters the Japanese market as a Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) regulated entity as a result of this acquisition.

The transaction’s terms were, however, not disclosed. Furthermore, Binance stated that it aims to support a responsible global environment for cryptos by providing Japanese-regulated services through SEBC.

Binance has received regulatory approvals or authorizations in the following countries: France, Italy, Spain, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, New Zealand, Kazakhstan, Poland, Lithuania, and Cyprus.

Binance has acquired its first license in East Asia with the acquisition of SEBC.

SEBC is a JFSA-registered cryptocurrency exchange that also provides consultation services to its customers in addition to brokerage services.

BTC/JPY, ETH/JPY, BCH/JPY, XRP/JPY, LTC/JPY, ETC/JPY, XEM/JPY, MONA/JPY, ADA/JPY, XYM/JPY, and COT/JPY are the current trading pairs supported by the Tokyo-based exchange.


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