Custody Services

Last Modified: May 19, 2017

In addition to being a digital asset exchange, Gemini is a custodian that is licensed to custody your digital assets in trust on your behalf. As a New York trust company licensed by the New York State Department of Financial Services, Gemini is a fiduciary under §100 of the New York Banking Law and held to specific capital reserve requirements and banking compliance standards.

The majority of customers’ digital assets are custodied and secured offline (i.e., air-gapped) in our proprietary Cold Storage System. A technical description of Gemini’s Cold Storage System can be found on our Security page.

Gemini is uniquely positioned to safeguard your digital assets because of our team’s expertise in security and cryptography, as well as our regulatory oversight by the New York State Department of Financial Services, one of the world’s premier banking regulators. Gemini now offers two state-of-the-art custody solutions for your digital assets:

For more information on opening a Segregated Custody Account, please contact custody@gemini.com.

1 “Business day” means any weekday, excluding U.S. banking holidays and U.S. asset trading holidays.