"Today, after more than a year-long process, we are proud to announce that Anchorage Digital has been selected as the provider of digital asset custody and financial services for the United States Marshals Service (USMS), one of the primary law enforcement agencies of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)," Anchorage said in a statement. "This award speaks to both the quality of the platform we have developed and the stringent processes and procedures we have put in place around its use."
The development comes months after Anchorage nabbed conditional approval from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for its national bank charter.
LMAX Group robust technology and familiar institutional grade trading infrastructure (currently processing over 2 billion orders per day in the global FX market) is the solid backbone of LMAX Digital, delivering access to deep institutional liquidity, transparent price discovery, a regulated trading environment and a full custodian trading solution.
The Block Research was commissioned by Algorand to create Layer-1 Platforms: A Framework for comparison, which provides a “look under the hood” at seven platforms: Algorand, Avalanche, Binance Smart Chain, Cosmos, Ethereum/Ethereum 2.0, Polkadot, and Solana.
We assess their technical design, related ecosystem data, and qualitative factors such as key ecosystem members to get an understanding of how they differ. Having done this analysis, we draw some insights for what the future of the broader smart contract landscape could look like for years to come.