11. List of Abbreviations

ACT Atomic Crosschain Transaction AI Artificial Intelligence ALB Application Load Balancer AMM Automated Market Maker API Application Programming Interface AWS Amazon Web Services BaFin Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht DAO Decentralized Autonomous Organization dApp decentralized Application DDoS Distributed Denial of Service (attack) DeFi Decentralized Finance DEX Decentralized Exchange ETF Exchange Traded Fund HTLC Hashed TimeLock Contracts HFPU High Frequency Price Updates IBM International Business Machines ICO Initial Coin Offering IDO Initial Dex Offering ILP Interledger Protocol IT Information Technology KWG Kreditwesengesetz (German Banking Act) KYC Know Your Customer LP Liquidity Provider LTV Loan to Value ML Machine Learning MVP Minimum Viable Product NFT Non Fungible Token PCR Paycer Token PoS Proof of Stake PoW Proof of Work ROI Return on Investment UI User Interface US United States UX User Experience VPC Virtual Private Cloud WAF Web Application Firewall