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Capital Markets & IT -lakyara

Financial institutions are under constant pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, adapt to regulatory changes and grow their business. NRI believes that a combination financial knowledge and information technology are crucial to the industry’s growth and development. Through our lakyara reports, NRI identifies the various capital markets and IT issues impacting our clients and the future of their business.
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Aug. 2019

Digital Innovation

Is Japan on the right track toward legalizing digital currency paychecks?

Katsutoshi Takehana

In the government’s 2019 growth strategy, a deregulatory initiative to legalize use of digital currencies to pay wages and salaries has made major strides since last year. In designing the forthcoming regulatory framework in detail, the government needs to set pragmatic rules aligned with actual practices.