A method and apparatus for distributed, privacy- and integrity-preserving exchange inventory and order book

Department/Centre: Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science 
Inventors: Fabio Massacci (UniTrento), Chan Nam Ngo (UniTrento), Jing Nie (UniTrento), Daniele Venturi (UniTrento), Julian Mark Williams (UniTrento)
Field of use: management of an order book; public registration of values of buy and sell orders; protection of privacy in financial transactions 
Keywords: order management system, privacy preservation, financial integrity. 
Bibliographical data: application number: 19154744.7 (EU filing); US 2019/0244290 A1 (US filing), priority date: 02/02/2018
Assignees: Università di Trento
Availability: available for license or assignment


This invention consists in a method and apparatus for the distributed, privacy preserving and integrity preserving technical implementation of an order book where a group of computing devices belonging to agents (traders, brokers) can keep private the information about the solvency of the individual agent, publicly register the values of buy and sell orders, maintain the financial integrity of the market and keep private the possible exit from the market.