Cryptocurrencies

Accounting Standards Board of Japan Releases Exposure Draft on the Accounting for Virtual Currencies

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We posted an analysis of the Exposure Draft on the Accounting for Virtual Currencies released by the ASBJ  on our Japanese blog, which can be viewed here. This could very well be the first official stab an accounting standard-setting body has taken in outlining the accounting rules for cryptocurrencies. If you would like a full English translation of this post, please submit a request through our CONTACT page!   Let Us Take Care of Your Cryptocurrency Related Needs Businesses involved in the business of trading currencies in Japan (such as exchanges) are required to obtain a license from the Financial Services Agency. At Quantum Accounting Inc., we can support you with all your accounting related needs related to cryptocurrencies. Please feel free to contact us through our CONTACT page.     […]

IPO

Hot Off the Press! “IPO in Japan (For Start-ups)”

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I just wrote up a piece for start-up companies thinking of going IPO in Japan. Growth stage start-ups are a good match with the Mothers Market so I summarized the recent trends and listing requirements, focusing on Mothers. Send us a quick email from the CONTACT page if you would like a PDF version. This document will be periodically updated with fresh content so let us know if there’s a certain topic you are interested in. On a side note, I ran out of juice after finishing this English version so currently, there is no Japanese version available. Let me know if you need one in Japanese, I’ll be glad to right one up for you!

US GAAP

SEC proposed changes to Regulation S-K

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  SEC proposed changes to Regulation S-K Summarized to the Bits SEC issued proposed changes to Regulation S-K. This proposal does not change significantly the current disclosure requirement, however, this revision of Regulation S-K includes a number of minor revisions and thus it is the most extensive revision in 30 years since its issuance. It seems that the most significant influence the proposed changes may have in actual practice is regarding the disclosure of Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), while the comparison period is shortened, it is expected that further enhancement of disclosure content is required. We posted an analysis of the proposed changes on our Japanese blog, which can be viewed here. If you would like a full English translation of the post in […]