The SEC recently amended their complaints. On the other hand, XRP Ripple has stated that they have an upper hand in the lawsuit as of now.
XRP has currently being faced with a securities lawsuit and it is continuously developing since now new statements have come in from SEC. Ripple is also pushing this case further on since SEC submitted their amended complaint against the token.
Amended Complaint Against XRP
In December 2020, the Securities & Exchange Commission of the United States of America (SEC) has recently filed their charges against Ripple. They have alleged that the sales of the token of XRP were an unregistered one with a securities offering.
On the 18th of February 2021, the SEC has filed another complaint which has been amended with the allegations against Ripple. This complaint now included many of the new details as well as allegations.
Jeremy Hogan is the attorney for Ripple and has delineated a few of the changes made in the complaint. He has observed that DEC requires to show that XRP is not only security but also the executive of XRP was aware of the fact that it wrong to sell-off the assets as well as went forward with the sales nonetheless.
SEC had now added 110 paragraphs that accuse Brad Garlinghouse and Chris Larson, the 2 executives of Ripple who played a major role in the approving and negotiations of institutional sales as well as other offers of XRP to their institutional investors.
However, Stuart Alderoty, legal counsel to Ripple has informed that the changes made by SEC make a little effect in legal terms.
As a result of this fresh complaint, MoneyGram has withdrawn their partnership with Ripple that included a $50 million investment.