The suspects allegedly solicited investments in what they claimed was a US investment firm, collecting over $72mn in cash and cryptocurrencies from about 6,000 people.
An FSA official told Bloomberg that the regulator will discuss the issue of unsold bonds held by underwriters during its regular discussions with market participants.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed ministers to propose amendments to existing laws to simplify consolidation of regional banks, many of which are struggling to maintain profitability.
The credit line is aimed at preventing a liquidity crunch after a scandal involving falsified proof of income and assets to approve loans resulted in mass withdrawals by depositors.
Nine banks will use Fujitsu technology to test the ability of a custom digital currency to achieve low-cost performance of real-time gross settlement for small-scale transactions.
Forty years since the 1978 peace treaty marked by a series of MoUs between central banks, securities regulators, stock exchanges and industry bodies, among others.
The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association has been given a “certified fund settlement business association” accreditation, allowing it to make rules and police domestic exchanges.
Discussions aimed at creating an integrated exchange offering both securities and commodities to boost competitiveness and attract global participants.
Japan's financial infrastructure may come under attack in the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the FSA says as it prepares to guard against potential large-scale incidents.
Up to 40 brokerages face billions of yen in potential losses on over 100,000 retroactive trades they are duty-bound to make after trading was halted last week due to a connection failure.