IOSCO publishes report on crypto-assets risk to investors

The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions released a report entitled, “InvestorEducationonCryptoAssets,” to help regulators educate retail investors about the risks of crypto-assets, according to a press release.

Crypto-assets carry risks that could increase the chance of losses to an investor’s assets. The IOSCO report identifies an array of possible risks including lack of market liquidity, volatility, partial or total loss of the invested amount, insufficient information disclosure and fraud.