New crypto asset database needed to better understand risks - Canada’s Lane

Bank of Canada facade

One of the deputy governors of the Bank of Canada has said there is a need to create a system to classify new crypto assets in order to create regulation that is appropriate for the sector.

“Data and a consistent means of collecting them are required to assess emerging risks,” said Timothy Lane on October 1 in Alberta, Canada.

Echoing policymakers around the world, Lane said new crypto products have the potential to foster competition in financial markets and increase financial inclusion.


Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: