Ripple has been embroiled in a legal battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over allegations that the company marketed XRP as a security for over two years. The SEC’s lawsuit has had a negative impact on XRP’s potential for long-term price growth.
The Ripple v. SEC court case is one of the most high-profile legal battles in the cryptocurrency industry and has significant implications for regulatory concerns. The case is currently awaiting a critical summary judgment, and new developments could affect the final outcome.
Dispute Almost Over, Says Garlinghouse
During a fintech summit in Dubai, Brad Garlinghouse commented on the ongoing lawsuit, acknowledging that it has been a long and frustrating process, lasting more than two and a half years. However, he also stated that the case is nearing its end.
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Garlinghouse expressed his expectation that the lawsuit could end within the next two to six months, and he is optimistic that it could be resolved before the end of the third quarter.
The statement made by Garlinghouse regarding the potential conclusion of the SEC vs. Ripple lawsuit has generated discussions on the timeline for the case’s resolution. Crypto lawyer Bill Morgan shared his thoughts on the matter, agreeing that the 2-6 months timeline is reasonable but adding that it could be resolved even sooner, perhaps as early as next month.