Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Deloite And Others Join Forces On Blockchain Superhighway

Zinger Key Points
  • Major institutions join Canton Network for decentralized infrastructure.
  • Daml smart-contract language enables interoperability in financial markets.

Fintech firm Digital Asset is launching the Canton Network, a privacy-enabled interoperable blockchain network aimed at offering decentralized infrastructure for institutional clients.

The network's participants reportedly include BNP Paribas BNPQY, Deloitte, Cboe Global Markets, Goldman Sachs GS, Broadridge BR, S&P Global, and Microsoft MSFT.

The Canton Network answers industry demands for blockchain solutions that maintain essential privacy requirements, according to Chris Zuehlke, a partner at financial services firm DRW.

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The network connects applications developed with Digital Asset's smart-contract language, Daml, enabling financial market systems to interoperate and synchronize.

Deutsche Börse Group's Head of Issuer Services and New Digital Markets Jens Hachmeister emphasized the importance of such solutions for future digital and distributed financial market infrastructures.

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