Ripple (XRP) Plunges To $0.43 With Bears In Full Swing

Ripple (XRP) has plummeted to $0.43, with bears now skyjacking the market following a tremendous drop in the past week. While the price seems to have improved in the past couple of days, the bulls have somewhat shoved bears to their current market movement. The past week did not look suitable for Ripple traders and investors as XRP collapsed to a drop of 42% and closed at $0.4255. The entire week was seen to drift following a bearish movement which dropped to $0.4018 before it regained momentum to $0.4123 for…

Ripple CEO reveals he visited SEC several times before lawsuit struck

Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of cross-border payments company Ripple, spoke during a panel discussion Monday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Garlinghouse, who also occupies a role as a member of the company’s board of directors, commented on a wide range of topics, most notably the current status of regulation in the United States versus G20 nations.  Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse. Source: Cointelegraph Emphasising the prudent necessity for regulatory frameworks which serve integral principles of “clarity and certainty”, Garlinghouse stated his belief that: “The overwhelming majority of people working within the…

SEC can’t confirm if video of Bill Hinman is actually Bill Hinman in Ripple case

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is unable to confirm or deny if a video predominately featuring Bill Hinman actually features Bill Hinman. Bill Hinman, also known as William Hinman, is the former director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, and he has become a key factor in the long-running legal dispute between SEC vs Ripple Labs over alleged unregistered securities offerings via XRP tokens. Speaking at the 2018 Fintech Week Conference — while serving at the SEC — Hinman stated that the sale of Ether (ETH) did…

Ripple (XRP) Struggles To Breach $0.45 Level, Down 16% In Last 7 Days

Ripple (XRP) has managed to make a quick rebound at the end of the week. That said — will Ripple go bullish at least for the short term? On the chart, XRP is seen to be cascading downward. The current support zone is set at $0.33 which has helped skew the decline in price. Now, in order to stay afloat, the bulls should manage to keep Ripple’s price point above this mark. When done successfully, Ripple (XRP) will tend to move above the static resistance line; specifically at $0.55, and…

Ripple (XRP) Price Picks Up As SEC Legal Showdown Drags On

Ripple (XRP) rallied to $0.439217 Friday from $0.377384 on Thursday in the face of an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit following the comments of William Hinman, former SEC Corporate Finance director. Suggested Reading | Crypto Analyst Predicts 1 Altcoin Will Fall Down Hard – Is It Cardano? Ether are not securities, Hinman said. (Bitrates.com) William Hinman: Ether Not a Security A judge has granted the request of SEC to file a reply concerning the case against Ripple Lab. The case was ignited by the speech of Hinman, stating that Ethereum…

Could the SEC case against Ripple falter over a conflict of interest?

Newly discovered documents could pose a major roadblock for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in its case against Ripple if they prove a former commission official had a conflict of interest. The SEC has been embroiled in a legal battle against blockchain company Ripple (XRP) since 2020 in which the crypto company and senior executives Brad Garlinghouse and Christian Larsen were charged with selling XRP tokens as unregistered securities. In a May 10 announcement, corruption watchdog Empower Oversight claimed that documents obtained under a Freedom Of Information request suggested…

SEC, Ripple Agree To Extend Legal Battle Until 2023; XRP Bears The Brunt Of Case

Executives of Ripple Labs and the US Securities and Exchange Commission have agreed to prolong the timeline of their lawsuit and postpone court proceedings until the end of 2022, implying that their legal standoff would likely last well into next year. Both parties jointly requested the extension in a letter to Judge Sarah Netburn, who has been presiding over the case. Judge Netburn granted approval of the revised schedule. Suggested Reading | Ripple Welcomes More Than 4,000 Artists Into Its New NFT Platform How Case Vs. Ripple Began Between 2013…

President Biden announces former Ripple adviser as pick for Fed vice chair for supervision

Following the withdrawal of former Federal Reserve Board governor Sarah Bloom Raskin, United States President Joe Biden has announced his intention to nominate former Obama administration official and law professor Michael Barr as the central bank’s vice chair for supervision. In a Friday announcement, the White House said Barr was Biden’s pick to supervise the Federal Reserve and set the regulatory agenda for its leadership. Barr was on the advisory board of Ripple Labs from 2015 to 2017, served as the Treasury Department’s assistant secretary for financial institutions under President…

Biden Nominates Former Ripple Adviser Barr as Top US Fed Regulator

The official announcement didn’t mention Barr’s background with the financial industry, which also included a stint at financial-technology platform Lending Club. Barr was hired in 2015 on the board of Ripple Labs, when he said that he thought “innovation in payments can help make the financial system safer, reduce cost, and improve access and efficiency for consumers and businesses alike.” Author: Jesse Hamilton Source link

SEC scores a minor victory in legal dispute with Ripple Labs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) has been granted an extension to submit a discovery schedule relating to individual defendants Brad Garlinghouse (CEO) and Chris Larsen (co-founder) as part of the case against Ripple Labs. The bitter legal dispute has been going since late December 2020, after the SEC alleged that Ripple Labs generated $1.3 billion from an unregistered security offering via its XRP token. The firm denies that XRP is a security and is instead a method for international payments, and has argued that the SEC failed to…