3 EU Watchdogs Warn Over 'High Risks' of Crypto Investment

3 EU Watchdogs Warn Over ‘High Risks’ of Crypto Investment

Three European regulators with oversight over securities, banking and pensions issued a combined warning today to EU residents considering investing in cryptocurrencies. Citing the crypto markets’ volatility, lack of regulation and the potential for severe losses, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) wrote a brief note warning investors of the "high risks of buying and/or holding so-called virtual currencies." Collectively referred to as the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs), the regulators state there is a " high risk " that investors will lose all of […]