Ripple Partners with Binance to Counter the SEC!

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    In a recent turn of events, Ripple leveraged a favorable court decision regarding Binance to bolster its defense in its lawsuit against the crypto regulator. On June 28, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia partially dismissed the SEC’s allegations, which claimed that the sales of certain cryptocurrencies were akin to securities sales. An opportunity that Ripple was quick to seize.

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    Ripple emphasized that the court had adopted the logic of Judge Analisa Torres’ decision in the case against the crypto regulator, dating back to July 13, 2023. Judge Amy Berman Jackson referenced this decision in the Binance case, distinguishing sales on the secondary market from institutional sales.

    This decision follows comments from District Judge Jed Rakoff. He believes that the method of sale was not relevant to determine the legal status of cryptocurrencies. The court also criticized the SEC’s approach of regulating the crypto industry through litigation, failing to provide sufficient clarity to the concerned parties.

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    Ripple interpreted these observations as support for its argument that clarifying the legal status of cryptos is essential. The company also notified that this regulatory uncertainty shows that it did not act with a “reckless disregard” for the law during its XRP sales. Thus questioning the severity of the sanctions demanded by the SEC.

    This case highlights the complexity and importance of regulation in the crypto field. As Ripple and other industry players strive to navigate a changing regulatory environment, court decisions like this one could influence the future of digital asset regulation. Investors and market participants must remain vigilant about these developments. They could affect not only ongoing legal cases but also the perception and adoption of crypto on a global scale.

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    Eddy S. avatar

    Eddy S.

    Le monde évolue et l’adaptation est la meilleure arme pour survivre dans cet univers ondoyant. Community manager crypto à la base, je m’intéresse à tout ce qui touche de près ou de loin à la blockchain et ses dérivés. Dans l’optique de partager mon expérience et de faire connaître un domaine qui me passionne, rien de mieux que de rédiger des articles informatifs et décontractés à la fois.


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