The bureau has stated that this in its newest report published Jan. 9.
From the record, which focuses on the"applicability and arrangement of European Union law to crypto-assets," the EBA appeared broadly unhurried about developing new regulatory frameworks to its bloc.
"Typically, crypto-asset actions don't constitute regulated services within the scope of EU banking, payments and electronic currency law, and risks exist for consumers that aren't addressed at the EU level," that a summary of the report reads.
"...[T]he EBA recommends the European Commission carry out additional investigation to determine the right EU-level response."
Despite numerous reports into various areas of the business and its usage, officials are still exhibit contrasting perspectives in public.
This week, European Central Bank policy manufacturer Ardo Hansson described crypto-assets as a fairytale and forecast the future would turn them to"a comprehensive load of crap."
The EBA claims it intends to problem paperwork to assist authorities in member countries report financial actions in a more uniformed way. The organization further emphasized the need for transparency and appropriate public warnings regarding the dangers involved in cryptocurrency.
About its potential activities, the report states:
"The EBA will keep under review the need for any additional actions within the range of its statutory proficiency and stands prepared to encourage the European Commission concerning any further analysis of issues arising in regard to crypto-assets."