IOSCO, the International Organization of Securities Commissions has produced guidance following the IOSCO Board having mandated the Committee on Retail Investors (C8) to identify methods for providing investor education about crypto-assets to retail investors.  The guidance contained in a report covers the types of crypto-assets and the main risks associated with these instruments. To assist regulators and retail investor to address those risks, the report also presents 4 areas of guidance – developing educational content about crypto-assets; informing the public about unlicensed or fraudulent firms; using a variety of communication channels to inform investors; and forging partnerships to develop and disseminate educational materials.

I had omitted the following link (as it did not seem to generate much interest!), but it seemed time to add it again and say that, if you would like to make a (polite) gesture and help me with my removal and computer costs, I have a page at

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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